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On Understanding Varying Approaches among Conservation Professionals

On Understanding Varying Approaches among Conservation Professionals | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
How do conservation professionals focus their decisions? A new article in the journal Human Ecology finds surprising answers -- and a fundamental difference in conservation approaches.
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Contraintes et Besoins des PME de la Filière Bois

Atelier régional de validation de l'étude sur les contraintes et les besoins des PME de la filière Bois face à l'APV/FLEGT et au RBUE Les activités de communication et couverture médiatique...
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Conservation Action Trust

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Dead or alive? Comparing costs and benefits of lethal and non-lethal human-wildlife conflict... http://t.co/j4a4i32r5q
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Elephant Conservation Success Stories to Celebrate and Replicate - Huffington Post

Elephant Conservation Success Stories to Celebrate and Replicate - Huffington Post | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Elephant Conservation Success Stories to Celebrate and Replicate Huffington Post Elephants' long-term future depends as well on continuing to partner with local communities across Africa to minimize conflict between elephants and farmers, ensuring...
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UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions - TheNewsTribune.com

UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions - TheNewsTribune.com | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions TheNewsTribune.com Wildlife traffickers "are funding the armed groups that are causing the human rights violations, but it is still treated as an environmental issue and that is just not going to work...
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UN to target wildlife traffickers - Irish Independent

UN to target wildlife traffickers - Irish Independent | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Irish Independent UN to target wildlife traffickers Irish Independent Wildlife traffickers "are funding the armed groups that are causing the human rights violations, but it is still treated as an environmental issue and that is just not going to...
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Hi-tech help to stop human-lion conflict - The New Age Online

Hi-tech help to stop human-lion conflict - The New Age Online | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Hi-tech help to stop human-lion conflict The New Age Online Spokesman Paul Muya of the Kenya Wildlife Service, said Monday rangers will be able to move to areas where the lions have encroached using coordinates sent by the collars and return the...
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Elephant Conflict With Villagers Prompts Ivory Coast Action - Businessweek

Elephant Conflict With Villagers Prompts Ivory Coast Action - Businessweek | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Elephant Conflict With Villagers Prompts Ivory Coast Action Businessweek Poaching of all elephants in Africa is at the highest level in more than a decade, as demand for ivory from China and Thailand drives prices higher, according to Traffic, a...
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Beavers are re-introducing themselves - and we should let them - The Ecologist (blog)

Beavers are re-introducing themselves - and we should let them - The Ecologist (blog) | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Beavers are re-introducing themselves - and we should let them
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Strange as it may seem to humans, a beaver knows exactly what it is doing and why. ...
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Sport and Trophy Hunting Is Not Conservation - Animal Legal Defense Fund

Sport and Trophy Hunting Is Not Conservation - Animal Legal Defense Fund | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
If auctioning off a permit to hunt a critically endangered rhino in Namibia doesn't feel like conservation to you, it's because it's not. (Hunting a critically endangered rhino isn't conservation—what would YOU call it?
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Elephant poaching 'out of control'

Elephant poaching 'out of control' | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
More than 11,000 elephants have been killed by ivory poachers in Gabon since 2004 according to new research

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Roger Harris's curator insight, February 6, 2013 6:32 PM

At some point, some how, this has to stop. But is that point when all the elephants are gone?

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The Congo Basin: State of the Forest | Great Ape Facts

The Congo Basin: State of the Forest | Great Ape Facts | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
The Congo Basin makes up among the most essential wilderness locations left on Earth. At 500 million acres, it is larger than the state of Alaska and stands as.
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Brainforest position paper on the Congo Basin Forest Partnership ...

Brainforest position paper on the Congo Basin Forest Partnership ... | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
The Gabonese NGO, Brainforest, shares its position concerning an in-depth review of the objectives and implementation methods of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, that met in Libreville on 2nd and 3rd December 2013.
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Human-Wildlife Conflict: An Interview with Dr. Michael Hutchins

Human-Wildlife Conflict: An Interview with Dr. Michael Hutchins | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
In our fifth interview in a series on environmental issues, Dr. Michael Hutchins and I explore human-wildlife interactions from a global perspective.
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Amphibian Database Helps Conservation Efforts

The Amphibian Species of the World database, created by Museum Curator Darrel Frost, lists all scientific and English names for more than 7000 amphibian species, of which 6200 are frogs....
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Study: Conservation aids local economy - KeepMEcurrent.com

Study: Conservation aids local economy - KeepMEcurrent.com | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Study: Conservation aids local economy
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“Broadturn Farm is an incredible example of how land conservation has a powerful, positive impact on the local economy,” Austin said last week.
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[Interview] Gestion durable des forêts dans le Bassin du Congo - Thierry Liabastre (AFD)

L'AFD a financé un outil d'aide à la planification de la production forestière pour contribuer à gérer durablement le deuxième plus grand massif forestier au...
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Over 300 chimps under threat in BunyoroPublish Date: Jan 31, 2014 - New Vision

Over 300 chimps under threat in BunyoroPublish Date: Jan 31, 2014 - New Vision | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
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Over 300 chimps under threat in BunyoroPublish Date: Jan 31, 2014
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Unknowingly, the forest patches is what chimps have always called home and the expansive farmland is fueling conflict between human beings and chimpanzees.
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Poachers slaughter rhino in Nairobi national park

Poachers slaughter rhino in Nairobi national park | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Brazen attack defies Kenya's new stricter laws to protect wildlife as horn is hacked off the animal in heavily guarded sanctuary Poachers have slaughtered a rhino in a heavily guarded national park near Nairobi in a brazen attack that flouts severe...

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Kenya's lions fitted with satellite tracking collars - BusinessGhana

Kenya's lions fitted with satellite tracking collars BusinessGhana A team of scientists, researchers and veterinarians have launched a project which has seen lions at Nairobi National Park begin wearing satellite tracking collars to help reduce...
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Elephant orphans saved from human/wildlife conflict

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The Tusker who came to Tea

The Tusker who came to Tea | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
The 'Tusker' a wild asiatic elephant who walked into a tea garden on the 18th of November 2011 and caused massive human animal conflicts (RT @WildNavigator: The Tusker who came to Tea - leading to human animal conflict
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Gabon bans large-calibre arms to stem elephant poaching now at 20,000+ in past decade

Gabon bans large-calibre arms to stem elephant poaching now at 20,000+ in past decade | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it

Libreville (AFP) Feb 15, 2013 - Gabon is banning large-calibre arms after experiencing a surge in elephant poaching in its national parks, the interior ministry said Friday.... http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Gabon_bans_large-calibre_arms_to_stem_elephant_poaching_999.html

 

July 10, 2012 Guardian Environment
GUNS WILL NOT WIN THE WAR AGAINST ELEPHANT POACHERS http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/africa-wild/2013/jul/09/guns-war-elephant-poachers?CMP=EMCENVEML1631

 

 OVER 11,000 ELEPHANTS KILLED BY POACHERS IN A SINGLE PARK  [warning: graphic photo] » http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/over-11000-elephants-killed-by-poachers-in-a-single-park-warning-graphic-photo/

 

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ELEPHANTS ARE POACHED (SLAUGHTERED) EVERY YEAR IN AFRICA - JUST FOR THEIR TUSKS  http://www.wildaid.org/elephants

 

August 8, 2013 African Geographic
RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SLAUGHTER OF 10,000 ELEPHANTS...FACING ONE YEAR IN JAIL? http://blog.africageographic.com/africa-geographic-blog/news/responsible-for-the-slaughter-of-10-000-elephants-facing-one-year-in-jail/

 

 

 

MORE ON ELEPHANT POACHING

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UN Security Council targets poaching and wildlife trade with DRC sanctions

UN Security Council targets poaching and wildlife trade with DRC sanctions | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
The United Nations Security Council takes a critical step in tackling poaching and illicit wildlife trade.
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Learning About the Indonesia and Congo Basin Rainforest | Great ...

Learning About the Indonesia and Congo Basin Rainforest | Great ... | Forest Conservation | Scoop.it
Learning all about Indonesia and congo basin rainforest, we'll look at Indonesia first. Indonesia is an archipelago consisting of 17,000 islands and nearly half of the land area is covered by forests.
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