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 curiosity can 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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