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Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...establish and manage official networks of national parks and other protected areas and integrate conservation principles into the management of landscapes, which will develop approaches in partnership with traditional local communities and engage the private sector to employ sound environmental practices. ...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...g ( npc@nonoise.org ) notes that noise in national parks follows the same consistent pattern associated with other modern noise: the invention of new noise sources, the growth in use of those sources, and the spread of those sources into previously quiet areas. (Session 4aNSa) CATCHING KILLER WHALES ...

The subtleties of tropical forest demise

...ns they're so universally underestimated. Even big parks and nature reserves are suffering in many important ways." "We immediately notice when forests burn or trees come crashing down, but not when frogs disappear or plants stop reproducing because their critical pollinators have vanished," said Laura...

Wild tigers need cat food

... tigers living in one of India’s best-run national parks lose nearly a quarter of their population each year from poaching and natural mortality, yet their numbers remain stable due to a combination of high reproductive rates and abundant prey. The study, which appears in the journal Ecology, underscores ...

Alarming decline in Nepal's rhinos and tigers in former Maoist stronghold

...ne in two years in one of Nepal's premier national parks reveal an alarming decline in tiger and rhino populations, indicating widespread poaching. The area only became accessible for visits since the ceasefire between the Maoist insurgents and government troops a month ago. Since 1986, 70 rhinos were tra...

Elephants, large mammals recover from poaching in Africa's oldest national park

...potential to generate significant revenues for the parks and the country. In Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, t...as generated millions of dollars, not only for the parks but also for local communities throughout the region. "Virunga Park will be the key to any tourism...

Report finds cruise industry is protecting the precious places it visits

...n government to develop natural and cultural theme parks along the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Several crui...cing that supports the management of the country's parks and protected areas. On board, cruise passengers are offered an array of educational programs on lo...

The Amazon in 2050: Implementing the law could save a million square kilometers of rainforest

...o (abbreviated as BAU) assumes that the network of parks and other protected areas remains at 31 percent of...onomic development with conservation. We know that parks are important but, alone, insufficient components of a strategy for 'comprehensive conservation' of ...

Satellites show Amazon parks, indigenous reserves stop forest clearing

...o demonstrate, for the first time, that rainforest parks and indigenous territories halt deforestation and ...works to stop deforestation. The idea that many parks in the tropics only exist 'on paper' must be re-examined as must the notion that indigenous reserves...

New book highlights world's borderless conservation areas

...onal photographers. It focuses on 29 transboundary parks around the world, from the El Carmen--Big Bend in ...ce Park, the concept has expanded to more than 100 parks and protected areas throughout the world. Transboundary conservation areas, or TBCAs, offer multipl...

Proposal would allow wild animals to roam North America

...ating the establishment of vast ecological history parks with large mammals, mostly from Africa, that are close relatives or counterparts to extinct Pleistocene-period animals that once roamed the Great Plains. The plan, which is called Pleistocene rewilding and is intended to be a proactive approach to c...

Team of international scientists departs today to discover the unknown in China's Himalayan region

...ve contributed to the creation of several national parks throughout the world. CI's RAP program deploys expert teams of international and host-country scientists to conduct rapid inventories of the species of animals and plants in areas that are poorly known but potentially important biodiversity conserv...

Expanding forests darken the outlook for butterflies, study shows

...burn. "They do prescribed burning in the national parks for general maintenance, but they also do it to increase the meadow areas, which animals such as sheep and elk like to inhabit. The offshoot is that it also helps smaller animals, such as the butterflies," Roland said. ...

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