Tag Archives: nature deficit disorder

All for one, and one for conservation!

Citizen Science is a hot newish area of conservation and ecology that scientists around the world are employing in their research. Basically, it is the idea that anyone with powers of observation and┬ácuriosity┬ácan help out in science- such as by … Continue reading

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See the forest for the trees!

I am a conservation biologist that realizes we need to reconcile human activities and needs with habitat conservation. In other words, we can’t just have “pristine” wilderness set aside in zoo-like enclosures, we need to make habitats exist within the … Continue reading

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Habitat and sustainability Wall-e style

Writing about green roofs as habitat for insects reminded me of an awesome idea I saw last month at the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Auckland, New Zealand (an amazing conference that inspired me to start this very blog!). … Continue reading

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