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Wildlife vets/biology students gain hands-on experience& strong mentorship from @mahaliana5's staff and collaborators on a field mission in Betampona Nature Reserve. #Madagascar #STEM #wildlife #conservation #ConservationOptimism #mentorship @Myhevitra @MadaFaunaFlora #veterinary https://t.co/1HbcYIgoTm ConservOptimism photo
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One more story to show that when you want to bring back 1 species, you need to bring back its whole ecosystem.
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Good news for the #balticsea: "UN agrees to nine marine ecologically significant areas in the Baltic Sea... cover[ing] 23% of the Baltic Sea waters. Five are transboundary areas, spanning over waters of two or more countries. ” https://t.co/zlI7fxzxD1 #ConservationOptimism
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Proud to be a trustee of this incredible organisation working to save these victims of the bushmeat and illegal wildlife trade. If you are looking for a worthy place to donate this #christmas, check out @ApeActionAfrica #ConservationOptimism https://t.co/COlZ5n71g4
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Ethiopian farmer winnowing Barley now that the harvest is in. Sustainable community farming in the buffer zone of the #BaleMountainNationalPark improves crop yield and helps relieve pressure on the park. #Sustainability #conservationoptimism https://t.co/1YKt7OHcCv ConservOptimism photo
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Stories of doom and gloom don't necessarily convince anyone about climate change - actions by their community members do!

So while there is an audience for gloomy words, ultimately it’s actions that speak loudest of all.
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Agreed @HugePossum. Practical #ConservationOptimism demonstrating that with partnerships, knowledge and investment we can make a difference 😊 https://t.co/5spWu1KYRD
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Administering sex hormone to male & female critically #endangered frog before pairing off, increased chance they accepted allocated partner 22%-100%. Useful approach to other #amphibian breeding programs. #EarthOptimism #ConservationOptimism #Conservation

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Attended a very cool conservation+tech happy hour last night. Conservation can easily get you down, but last night assured me that LOTS of people are making LOTS of progress in the most creative ways!! #FaithInHumanityRestored #ConservationOptimism https://t.co/cspKqSFIdd ConservOptimism photo
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@IntBirdRescue I love those little Buffleheads and Goldeneyes. Thanks for all your great work! #conservationoptimism
2 days ago
As part of a long-term restoration program in Malawi, Giraffe's have been successfully reintroduced to the Majete Wildlife Reserve! #conservation #restoration #rewilding #biodiversity #wildlife #nature #malawi #conservationoptimism

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2 days ago
So many good quotes I could have pulled from this week's episode

How can we better communicate with others on environmental issues?

#scicomm #environmental #Brexit #Trump #conservation #conservationoptimism https://t.co/GBv1X43yvV
2 days ago
Gave a sermon (guest lecture) on Insect Conservation today and had two students come up after wanting to know how to develop careers working to conserve insects. With 900,000+ species to work on there are many possible paths! #insectsruletheworld #conservationoptimism
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With shoebills chicks going for thousands on the black market locals are being hired on to protect them from poachers. The protection plan is working with 25 chicks fledging from 21 protracted nests since 2012. #ConservationOptimism

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£5 per subscription this week will go towards helping the Whitley Fund For Nature! 🌿

Make a real difference this Black Friday!

🐢 Support wildlife and communities worldwide
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BREAKING NEWS: Fin Whale and Mountain Gorilla populations are recovering as conservation action and cooperation between countries succeed. Learn more in the latest update to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://bit.ly/2OEvJEf #COP14

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BREAKING NEWS: Fin Whale and Mountain Gorilla populations are recovering as conservation action and cooperation between countries succeed. Learn more in the latest update to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://bit.ly/2OEvJEf #COP14
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NEWS: Fin Whale, Mountain Gorilla recovering thanks to conservation action – IUCN Red List Update | http://ow.ly/eho230mC3X6 IUCN IUCN-CetaceanSG

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NEWS: Fin Whale, Mountain Gorilla recovering thanks to conservation action – IUCN Red List Update | http://ow.ly/eho230mC3X6 IUCN IUCN-CetaceanSG
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Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without a bird who's subject of one of the greatest conservation stories ever. So this week, Dan is highlighting another. We're thankful for the super adorable Piping Plover. #ConservationOptimism

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Sir David Attenborough wants to have a conversation with you about climate change.

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Sir David Attenborough wants to have a conversation with you about climate change.
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"Given the chance it can recover, and we know how to do that."

Sir David Attenborough will take the UN's "people's seat" at the opening of crucial climate change talks in Poland. 🌍

Via BBC News

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"Given the chance it can recover, and we know how to do that." Sir David Attenborough will take the UN's "people's seat" at the opening of crucial climate change talks in Poland. 🌍 Via BBC News
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A few months ago we were invited to write a blog for Conservation Optimism. When trying to think what to write about we realised one of the main reasons we are optimistic is all the wonderful people we get to meet through our work and...

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Wednesday’s #WFNHopeGala was a wonderful success for conservation! Didn’t the Natural History Museum, London look amazing?! Many thanks to everyone involved - we couldn’t have done it without you #conservationoptimism #Whitley25 #conservationheroes

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An interesting article about Norways efforts to prevent deforestation. Awesome international collaborations for Amazon deforestation protection as well as looking towards efforts at home in Norway too.

https://www.ecowatch.com/norway-becomes-worlds-first-country-to-ban-deforestation-1891166989.html?fbclid=IwAR0ndZ281XuiakUSlSep2Rj1WsTeSTBRr6PCKG-a65g7H3cfjfAuAKAJ2Aw

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For the first time in 100 years you might be able to soon hear the call of the kiwi in New Zealand's capital. New plans are set to reintroduce the endangered flightless bird to Wellington.

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Final step toward our Teluk Bahang canopy bridge permit! 🙏

After months of dealing with the permit application, today sets a great start of November as our permit is almost done!

JKR officers, Mr Andre and Mr Sofian,...

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Philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has committed to donating $1 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate land and ocean conservation. #ConservationOptimism

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Amazing work.

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Conservation Optimism4 weeks ago

Kabek: Familias Pro-Quetzal.
Ayer presentamos en La Esperanza la imágen de nuestro nuevo proyecto de coexistencia con Quetzales y aves endémicas de Talamanca. Estas 22 familias llevan más de ocho años compartiendo actividades como agricultura con ecoturismo, beneficiandose ellas y la vida silvestre. Seguimos...

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