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Allan Savory

Fight desertification and climate change

  Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change TED | February 2013, posted to I am Wilderness 13 April 2013 “Desertification is a fancy word for land that is...
Dodo

Can synthetic biology save wildlife?

  PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE | 2 April 2013 What effects will the rapidly growing field of synthetic biology have on the conservation of nature? The ecological and ethical challenges stemming...
American black bear

Black Bears: Here, Gone, and Back Again

  WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY | 28 March 2013 Nevada’s black bears rapidly reoccupying former range RENO, Nevada – A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Nevada Department of...

The Narcissism of De-Extinction

  By HANNAH WATERS in SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN | March 15, 2013 If people had the ability to resurrect extinct species (dubbed “ de-extinction ”) and reintroduce them to the wild, should...
Southern gastric-brooding frog and habitat

Lost frog DNA revived: Lazarus Project

  UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES | 15 March 2013 The genome of an extinct Australian frog has been revived and reactivated by a team of scientists using sophisticated cloning technology...

Tanzania: Kihansi spray toads reintroduced

  By ABDULWAKIL SAIBOKO | 12 March 2013 KILOMBERO — Tanzania has gone down in history as the world's first country to successfully reintroduce into the wild amphibians that had been in...

Should We Bring Back Extinct Animals?

  Species Revival: Should We Bring Back Extinct Animals? Scientists are debating whether to bring back vanished species. By JAMIE SHREEVE in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NEWS | 5 March 2013 On May 6, 1930, a Tasmanian...

The future of wolverines

  The future of wolverines By KYLIE PAUL of DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE in THE RANGE blog on High Country News | 25 February 2013, 12:00 A.M. After more than a decade of...

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Scientists Find Very Little Ocean Wilderness Remains

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Breaking Free from Plastic Pollution

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Open destruction in the Colombian Amazon after FARC’s exit

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