EwA Conservation Reports

Giving Science Back to the People - Advancing Biodiversity & Climate Research
Only with the collaboration of naturalists and trained volunteers can we closely monitor indicators necessary to ascertain the state of biodiversity across the planet, such as indicators of ...
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For the Love of an Ovenbird

For the Love of an Ovenbird Citizen Science in Latin America A peculiar little bird with an odd-shaped nest has inspired people across Latin America to help with the study of Argentinian biologists finishing their Ph.D. at the Max Planck ...
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Help our Insects ▹ Join the Somerville Pollinator Project!

Helping our Urban Insects » Join the Somerville Pollinator Project! Insects are in trouble, but we can do something about it right where we live! Join us and help our community pollinators, the scientists who study them and all of ...
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Plant Blindness & the Extinction Crisis

‘Plant blindness’ is obscuring the extinction crisis for non-animal species Up to a million species may go extinct due to human activity according to a recent report, some within decades. We all know the mammals in trouble – polar bears, ...
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How Birders Helped Pinpoint Hotspots for Migratory Bird Conservation

How birders helped pinpoint hotspots for migratory bird conservation Many bird populations are crashing, largely because they migrate such long distances and are at risk from human influence at every link in their migratory chain. One favourite, the tiny Canada ...
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Cub Petting: Cute and Harmful…

Before considering cub petting or volunteering in a facility that allows close interactions with cubs, pause, research and think about the consequences... A vast number of animal lovers choose to 'volunteer' at cat parks and sanctuaries that are nothing else ...
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Wild Encountering with the Last “Man’s Messengers to the Gods”

"In the majestic Mongolian landscape, where the vast grasslands meet the endless dunes, herds of horses rove. Neither tethered nor constrained by fencing, they run and graze on the arid, windswept steppes..." —Jane Palmer Wild Encounter with the Last "Man’s ...
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Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Happening To The World’s Bees?

Ten years after the crisis, what is happening to the world's bees? Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty of bees. What followed was global concern over a ...
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Support for the U.S. Endangered Species Act Over Time and Space

About the Endangered Species Act and the non-controversy over its widespread support (contrary to what we currently are 'led' to believe)... In short, a study published very recently found that: (a) ∼4 in 5 Americans support the ESA, whereas ...
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Being a Grebe Guardian in Patagonia

Being a Grebe Guardian in Patagonia After having volunteered abroad on several occasions, I felt I owed it to my country and to myself to do something in Argentina. Without searching very hard, The Hooded Grebe Project came across. And ...
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