News tagged with conservation work

New census critical for mountain gorillas in Virunga

A new census of mountain gorillas in the Virunga Massif will help gauge the impact of conservation work in the area and play a vital role in guiding future efforts to safeguard the critically endangered great ape and its ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Ecology
shares189 comments 0

Western governors tout sage grouse conservation efforts

A group of Western-state governors has released a report on voluntary efforts in 11 states to conserve the habitat of sage grouse as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the federal Endangered Species ...

dateApr 02, 2015 in Ecology
shares15 comments 0

Do conservation scientists work too hard?

An international study of the work habits of conservation biologists suggests that they do work very hard—producing a substantial amount of work late at night and over weekends. The results have been published in an editorial ...

dateAug 13, 2013 in Other
shares0 comments 2

Coral comeback: Reef 'seeding' in the Caribbean

Mats of algae and seaweed have shrouded the once thick coral in shallow reefs off Jamaica's north coast. Warm ocean waters have bleached out the coral, and in a cascade of ecological decline, the sea urchins and plant-eating ...

dateFeb 26, 2013 in Environment
shares0 comments 4