Biodiversity

The George Washington University
The idea of this podcast is to motivate listeners to make changes in their daily lives and in the world by focusing on the progress we have made since the initial acknowledgement of the threats of climate change.
A call to research: Turtle Ants' threatened Cerrado biome
A call to research: Turtle Ants' threatened Cerrado biome
George Washington University
Biodiversity in the Cerrado of Brazil is threatened; learn about the researchers investigating Turtle Ants in this unique biodiversity hotspot.

A drake Mallard in the salt marshes of Long Island.

SUNY ESF
Wetland habitat loss is a major problem that affects the biodiversity of ecosystems.
The important life of a single species of endemic land snail
The important life of a single species of endemic land snail
SUNY-ESF
The fight for survival of one small, endemic land snail can show us the importance of protecting our world's biodiversity for generations to come.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Two research guides in northeast Madagascar founded their own nature reserves in their home villages, hoping to protect wildlife and their community in the face of climate change and deforestation.

From Andapa, the distant peaks of Marojejy National Park tower in the northeast, while a view to the southwest mounts Madagascar National Park’s Anjanaharibe-Sud Reserve on the horizon. Both parks are pockets of intact primary forest which house incredible biodiversity. (Vanessa Moss/Sewanee)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Surrounded by protected forest, residents of Ambodivohitra and land managers at the World Wildlife Foundation reveal how commodity crops and wood use affect on-the-ground conservation practices in the rainforests of northeast Madagascar.
George Mason University
James Mwenda climbs into the passenger seat of our Land Cruiser, a bushel of carrots swinging from his hand. “Jambo,” he says, flashing us a wide smile. “Ready to go?” When first welcoming our student group to Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s Endangered... Read More

Kevin Fouts unties a turtle trap to show a common snapping turtle to a group of high school students in July 2018. (Vanessa Moss/Sewanee)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
The coordinator for the Sewanee Headwaters Initiative, Kevin Fouts, shares insights about the connection between water management practices and their impacts.
Santa Fe College
Humans have acquired the power to significantly alter the changing world around us. How can we make changes for the better?
Buds on tamarisk trees

Tamarisk trees provide nesting habitat for the endangered southwestern willow flycatchers in Arizona. (Photo by Rachel Charlton/Cronkite News)

Arizona State University
Fighting nature with nature seems like a good idea – unless nature doesn’t care about geography. A 20-year-old federal decision to use a beetle to slow the spread of an invasive shrub is hurting an endangered songbird.

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