Does community-based wildlife conservation work?

Blog written by Talia Speaker, Seth Thomas and Christian Kiffner. Read the full article here. Since the turn of the century, community-based natural resource management models have risen to the forefront of conservation efforts around the globe. And for good reason—they gained popularity for their promise of meeting both livelihood and conservation goals through empowering... Continue Reading →

Widespread, generalist birds are riding the wave of Amazon deforestation

Blog written by Cameron L. Rutt, PhD Candidate at Louisiana State University, USA. Read the full paper here.  Experimental clearcutting (north of Manaus, Brazil) leaves behind habitat that is very unlike the surrounding rainforest. Photo by Angélica Hernández Palma.  Recent forest fires throughout the Brazilian Amazon’s southern tier have reignited the international consciousness, bringing renewed... Continue Reading →

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