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A community for sharing and discussing Conservation Biology. The scientific study of the nature and status of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from extinction.

Conservation kɒnsəˈveɪ

The action of conserving something, in particular: preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment and of wildlife.

A community for sharing and discussing links about Conservation Biology. The scientific study of the nature and status of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from extinction.

If you believe that you can help educate people or help save a species, then feel free to discuss it here.

For general discussion of environmental issues and news head over to /r/Environment & /r/Ecology.

For discussions related to the broad topic of nature head over to /r/Nature

For discussions concerning real and accurate data on the Earth's climate check out /r/Climate.

Discussions concerning environmental policies and politics are at /r/environmental_policy.

Discussions concerning using technology to solve environmental problems can be found at /r/envirotech.

/r/environmental_science is dedicated to environmental problem solving.

/r/Oceans is for discussion pertaining to the earth's oceans.

/r/Restoration_Ecology is dedicated to landscape and back-yard level attempts to restore degraded landscapes back to bounty.

/r/invasivespecies is all about introduced and invasive species, reporting sightings and discussing their effects on native species.

/r/EndangeredSpecies is for discussions related to endangered species.

/r/DepthUnderground is for other discussions on a variety of topics.

/r/divestment is for discussions related to reducing fossil fuel use.

/r/350 is for discussions related to Climate Action Campaigns.

/r/inspirationscience showing people how amazing the world is through a scientific perspective.

/r/ethnobotany is a place to post and discuss topics related to human usage of plants, with a focus on sustanable uses.


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Why is there only one national park in the northeastern US?

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Wildlife Conservation

I am interested in taking an online course on wildlife conservation and/or wildlife trafficking. I have a masters degree in Environmental Studies, which is what helped me narrow my interest in this area. My degree didn’t cover a whole lot though and I want to take something online to dip my toes into it and see how I can pursue it as a career. I’m currently a content writer for a large corporate company and I’d love to switch to work in wildlife conservation/wildlife trafficking nonprofit. Thanks in advance for any suggestions!!

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conservation corps application wait time?

i recently applied to get into some conservation corps based in tennessee and virginia that start in the spring. i’m honestly a little worried it won’t work out, but i have hope. does anyone with experience in these corps have any idea how long it takes them to get back to you?

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Big Muskie: The Largest Mining Equipment Ever Built

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I'm 17 and struggling

I have no idea what I want to do, and up until a couple days ago I planned on going into something purely because it paid well. I don't want to live like that and as cringey as it sounds I have never felt any sort of passion for anything except wildlife conservation. The issue is, I have no experience and literally no idea what to do. I was planning on volunteering at animal shelters/ rescues because I heard that it's super important, and hopefully I could slowly build up through potential jobs etc. I just don't know if I should continue considering college and what jobs there are after college. I would like to at least take a few classes, and fortunately I live and am accepted near a community college where getting classes will be easy. But what classes and courses should I look for? I don't know, maybe this is stupid, I just don't know where to start and what to plan for.

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Wild Boar have been living in Britain for 700,000 years yet, less than one hundred years after the singing of the Magna Carta, they were wiped out and rendered extinct. 800 years later, they're back.

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Help from scientists!

Any conservationists or biologists with some good credentials answer a few questions about consumerism for an essay. The “interview” can be via email and I would credit you through citations

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John McColgan photographed the two elk standing in the river and the enormous wildfire in Bitterroot National Forest, USA on August 6, 2000. "They know where to go, where their safe zones are," said Mr. McColgan about the wildlife in the September 14, 2000 article "Once in a lifetime" by Rob Chaney.

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Practical Literature/Guidebooks for Grizzly Bear Conservation?

I'm writing a review article for grizzly bear conservation, and as part of it I'm surveying what is being done on the practitioner's side. I have the scientific research side covered, so I'm wondering if anyone here would be able to point me to any conservation guidebooks or practical manuals used in this regard (outside of the Grizzly Bear Recovery Master Plan which I already have). Thanks in advance.

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Kids Canal Stories

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Patternless Giraffes & Angolan Giraffe Relocation: A Conservation Success Story

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