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People or Parks: The Human Factor in Protecting Wildlife by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360

People or Parks: The Human Factor in Protecting Wildlife by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360 | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
Recent studies in Asia and Australia found that community-managed areas can sometimes do better than traditional parks at preserving habitat and biodiversity. When it comes to conservation, maybe local people are not the problem, but the solution.
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Recent research show that in Asia and Australie community-managed areas had better result than traditional parks at keeping habitat and biodiversity.The problem are not the local people who live in the parks.

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Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? by Nicola Jones: Yale Environment 360

Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? by Nicola Jones: Yale Environment 360 | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
Although the latest U.N. climate report significantly increases its projections for sea level rise this century, some scientists warn even those estimates are overly conservative.
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