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Conservation Biology

Articles on Conservation Biology are concerned with the studies and schemes of habitat preservation and species protection for the purpose of alleviating extinction crisis and conserving biodiversity.

Conservation Biology Articles

The Biology of Human-Caused Extinctions
Isn't extinction a natural process? What makes us think we're so smart that we can manage species to prevent they're extinction?

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 3.00, 11 pages

What is Conservation Biology?
Conservation biology is a crisis-oriented science. Notes about what conservation biology is...

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 5.00, 6 pages

Borneo elephants: A high priority for conservation
A study settles a long-standing dispute about the genesis of an endangered species.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Does shade coffee help or hinder conservation?
Labeled 'bird-friendly' but may accelerate tropical forest clearing

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 2.00

Key to elephant conservation is 'in the sauce'
Fiery chillies keep elephants out of crops and make a great sauce, African entrepreneurs say

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Rainforest conservation worth the cost, University of Alberta shows
The economic benefits of protecting a rainforest reserve outweigh the costs of preserving it...

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

NASA satellite data to aid global conservation
The World Conservation Union, the world's largest environmental knowledge network, signed a joint declaration today in Bangkok, Thailand, to use NASA satellite data to help in worldwide conservation efforts.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Good gnus: Ruminating on conservation in Africa… 'til the cows come home
Experts from East and Southern Africa have some grass roots ideas for tackling the immense challenges Africa faces at the wildlife / domestic animal / human health interface-- and they hope the West is listening.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Marine conservation organizations team up to conduct Indonesia coral reefs assessment
Three leading marine conservation organizations will complete an extensive survey next week along the west coast of Aceh Province, Indonesia, to determine the impact of last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami on the region's coral reefs.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 1.00

Conservation Strictly By Numbers Can Be Risky
Conservation biologists agree that small populations are at risk.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Alternative approaches to marine management prove successful in reef conservation
Researchers have gained new insight into the factors that can contribute to effective marine conservation strategies.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 5.00

Museums must play a bigger role in conservation
Museums, zoos, botanic gardens must play a bigger role in conservation, says Science essay

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

DNA barcoding for identification and conservation of fauna
Even the most avid of bird watchers can’t always spot every tiny little difference.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 5.00

Fish Extinctions Alter Critical Nutrients in Water
Ecosystems are such intricate webs of connections that few studies have been able to explore exactly what happens when a species dies out.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

India-origin parakeets threaten native British birds
Parts of Britain are facing an immigration problem from an India link with a difference - parakeets originally from India have multiplied in such large numbers that they are threatening native birds such as robins and woodpeckers.

Date: 24 Apr 2007, Rating: 2.67

Seagrass Ecosystems At A 'Global Crisis'
An international team of scientists is calling for a targeted global conservation effort to preserve seagrasses and their ecological services for the world's coastal ecosystems...

Date: 12 Dec 2006, Rating: not rated

Scientists Take Major Step To Improve River Restoration Efforts
A group of the nation's leading river scientists has taken an important step to propel the country's $1 billion-per-year river-restoration movement from an art to a science.

Date: 6 Dec 2006, Rating: not rated