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Exploring topics in local, regional, national and global policy and governance as they relate to creating BioResilience:

Green Turtle

The State of Biodiversity: Reflections on the Living Planet Index and the Short History of Modern Environmental Progress

by Galen Guerrero-Murphy on September 4, 2012

With so much doom and gloom surrounding biodiversity and environmental issues, I was pleasantly surprised to find some glimmers of hope in this year’s Living Planet Report (PDF, 16.2MB). The Report, prepared by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Zoological [...]

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Deer Fawn

Roadkill and Resilience: Why We Need More Wildlife Crossings and Less Habitat Fragmentation

by Galen Guerrero-Murphy on August 21, 2012

I was recently driving between Boston and New York and saw the sad remnants of a road-killed fawn in the highway. Just a few miles later on the Merritt Parkway (a nicely wooded, scenic highway dense with four lanes of [...]

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conservation land

Land Use and Global Change: Save 50% for Biodiversity

by Galen Guerrero-Murphy on July 28, 2012

Nope, this is not a sale. This is about embracing a bold new vision for conservation–a vision of preserving and managing 50% of our planet’s land with conservation as a primary objective. In a recent editorial in the February 2012 [...]

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