Tag: Eddie Game

3 Ways to Help Science with Your Computer or Smartphone

Written by | October 22nd, 2012

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You love nature and science. And you love your smartphone. Here are 3 ways these seemingly disparate loves can come together.

Feeling Stressed? Biodiversity Can Help

Written by | October 4th, 2012

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A lab experiment involving 3,500 beakers of microalgae sheds light on how ecosystems respond to stress like heat, and why biodiversity actually matters to conservation.

People Power Stops Super Trawler in Australia

Written by | September 17th, 2012

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The recent ban on a “super trawler” in Australia comes down not to scientific evidence but to public opinion on how fish should be caught. Eddie Game dives into the issue.

Citizen Scientists Are Helping Save Threatened Species

Written by | September 10th, 2012

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You have an important role to play in saving nature–and a new study proves it. Researchers find that citizen involvement is as critical as government in protecting threatened species.

Do More Trees = More Water?

Written by | August 27th, 2012

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Replanting forests to improve water supplies only works depending on the type of tree, according to a new study. Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains the findings.

The Greenest Country on Earth?

Written by | August 23rd, 2012

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The answer might surprise you–and it all comes down to a little concept known as a counterfactual. Intrigued? Read on.

Proof Is in the Cheetah

Written by | March 28th, 2012

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In the harsh aridlands of northern Kenya, a community project is helping restore grasslands, wildlife and people’s livelihoods.

Conservation and Self-Interest: Second Thoughts

Written by | November 16th, 2010

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Talking about nature’s benefits to people — can that make conservation relevant again? Not by itself, says Conservancy scientist Eddie Game.

Strike of the Dzud: How Conservation Can Help Mongolia’s Herders

Written by | April 19th, 2010

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50% of all Mongolia’s livestock could be dead by spring — victims of a drought-freeze punch known as a dzud. How could grassland conservation help herders cope with such climate-change intensified phenomena?

Insurance. Grasslands. What Could They Have in Common?

Written by | April 15th, 2010

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An insurance scheme in northern Kenya protects traditional herders there against drought. But including grassbanks might make it even better, says the Conservancy’s Eddie Game.

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