All posts tagged Conservation

The Urban Buzz: Pollinator Protection in Madison, Wisconsin

A variety of bees inhabit urban spaces alongside us. In Madison, efforts are underway to improve habitats for the pollinators.

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Edgy Stuff: February 2016 Recommendations

A special edition of our February 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board, honoring Black History Month.

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Exploitation and Conservation Among the Ancient Maya

Environmental exploitation has been linked to the collapse of the Mayan society, but the Maya may in fact have been environmental stewards.

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Alan Bennett: An Ecological Storyteller

An ecologist channels a lifetime of studying birds into intricate wood carvings.

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January 2016 Recommendations, A Farewell, and Three New Members of the Editorial Team

A few announcements plus January 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Land Use Legacies: What We Do in Life Echoes in Eternity

The ecological legacy of our ancestors is deeply engraved in the environment today—a fact that reminds us of our shared responsibility to our descendants.

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Rewilding the Badger Army Ammunition Plant

Volunteers and stakeholders bring prairie ecosystems back to life on the grounds of what was once the world’s largest munitions facility.

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Killing Birds

The recent collection of a rare bird re-ignites the debate among scientists and broader publics about the value of lethal techniques for studying wildlife.

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Green Conservatives: A Conversation with Brian Drake

Advocates of small government have a long and uncharted history within US environmentalism, argues Brian Drake in an interview about his recent book.

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Nature’s Finance: Perspectives on Markets and Conservation

Markets have become increasingly popular for enacting conservation goals, but they challenge us to consider our relationship to nature in new ways.

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