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Programme Officer: Grants Administrator (1 year)

Programme Officer: Grants Administrator (1 year) | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

The Sundarbans Tiger Project, affiliated with the Zoological Society of London, and the Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh, is looking for a bright, energetic and passionate individual

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Small population size and extremely low levels of genetic diversity in island populations of the platypus,

Small population size and extremely low levels of genetic
diversity in island populations of the platypus,
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)

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IUCN - Top global platform on biodiversity and its benefits established

IUCN - Top global platform on biodiversity and its benefits established | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

Top global platform on biodiversity and its benefits established

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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - TRAFFIC supports training of hundreds of border police in Guangxi, China

TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - TRAFFIC supports training of hundreds of border police in Guangxi, China | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

TRAFFIC supports training of hundreds of border police in Guangxi, China

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Climate change could wipe out rarest forests

Many of the world`s rarest and richest forests, located in high-altitudes, could be all but wiped out by the combined impact of man-made climate change.
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IUCN - IUCN’s impact on global conservation

IUCN - IUCN’s impact on global conservation | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
As preparations gear up for the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress, we take a look at what impact these events have on international nature conservation.
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IUCN - IUCN’s world first: boosting women’s role in tackling climate change

IUCN - IUCN’s world first: boosting women’s role in tackling climate change | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
International Women’s Day is the story of ordinary women making history. Today, the voices of women in Africa are being heard as they engage in action to limit climate change through deforestation.
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EU rules 'encouraging farmers to plough up grasslands'

EU rules 'encouraging farmers to plough up grasslands' | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
Experts say farmers have begun mowing down wildlife-rich pastures so that they can continue to claim European subsidies...
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I think we should let elephants loose in Australia ?

I think we should let elephants loose in Australia ? | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
Australia has a long history of ecological disaster from alien species – so why is ecologist David Bowman proposing adding yet another?
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Wild Wonders of Europe

Beautiful and wonderful - IUCN photo Album Wild Wonders of Europe...

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Impact of historical founder effects and a recent bottleneck on MHC variability in Commander Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) - Ploshnitsa - 2011 - Ecology and Evolution - Wiley Online Library

"This is the first
study that compares MHC diversity before and after a bottleneck in a wild canid
population using DNA from museum samples."

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Tigers' movement: It’s, of course, a line of dispute! | Deccan Chronicle

Tigers' movement: It’s, of course, a line of  dispute! | Deccan Chronicle | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
How does a tiger leap or walk? In a straight line or in circles? In all probability, this question can delay the 4th phase of nation-wide tiger monitoring.
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PLoS Biology: Structural and Functional Loss in Restored Wetland Ecosystems

PLoS Biology: Structural and Functional Loss in Restored Wetland Ecosystems | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

"If restoration as currently practiced is used to justify further degradation, global loss of wetland ecosystem function and structure will spread."

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BUAV Primate Trade Investigations

BUAV Primate Trade Investigations | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

Primate campaigns - Trade investigations and other work...

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Biodiversity could be casualty of Myanmar openness

Biodiversity could be casualty of Myanmar openness | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

Biodiversity could be casualty of Myanmar openness.....

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BUAV welcomes CITES review of trade in long-tailed macaques in South East Asia

BUAV welcomes CITES review of trade in long-tailed macaques in South East Asia
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TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - Wild flora, sustainable use and livelihoods: progress on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

TRAFFIC - Wildlife Trade News - Wild flora, sustainable use and livelihoods: progress on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

Wild flora, sustainable use and livelihoods: progress on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

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Modeling climate change impacts on overwintering bald eagles - Harvey - 2012 - Ecology and Evolution - Wiley Online Library

Future climate-driven declines in winter food availability, coupled with a growing bald eagle population, may force eagles to seek
alternate prey in the Puget Sound area or in more remote ecosystems.

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IUCN - France joins 'Save Our Species'

IUCN - France joins 'Save Our Species' | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
The quest to protect globally threatened species has taken a large leap forward today with the announcement of the French Global Environment Facility’s (FFEM) commitment to support SOS (Save Our Species) with a € 1 million grant.
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IUCN - Facts and figures on Europe's biodiversity

IUCN - Facts and figures on Europe's biodiversity | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
IUCN - Facts and figures on Europe's biodiversity http://t.co/k5Og5slU...
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Body mass explains characteristic scales of habitat selection in terrestrial mammals - Fisher - 2011 - Ecology and Evolution - Wiley Online Library

The relationship between body size and habitat selection scale implies evolutionary adaptation to landscape heterogeneity as the driver of
scale-dependent habitat selection.

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21st Century Tiger - Tiger Seminar targets criminal trafficking in nearly extinct species

21st Century Tiger - Tiger Seminar targets criminal trafficking in nearly extinct species | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it

World’s remaining wild tiger range countries to agree on police and customs enforcement measures

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Love Europe - IUCN - Naturally Europe

Love Europe - IUCN - Naturally Europe | Ecopinion - Conservation Biology, Wildlife Ecology and the Natural World | Scoop.it
In the past, Europe was more rural that today. People had a daily connection to nature for their livelihoods and well-being. Today, many living in cities throughout the region have lost this connection.
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Genetic Evidence of Tiger Population Structure and Migration within an Isolated and Fragmented Landscape in Northwest India

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Giraffe baby born at Marwell Wildlife

Watch brave Mum, Ursula the giraffe, give birth to a beautiful new baby! For updates on the calf's progress keep checking our facebook or twitter account and...
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