04 Jun '18, 1pm

Do Conservation Strategies Need to Be More Compassionate?

The implication might raise some hackles — few conservationists would consider themselves uncompassionate. As a historical critique of conservation’s framing, though, it rings true. “Conservation is engaged in the protection of the integrity and continuity of natural processes, not the welfare of individuals,” wrote biologist Michael Soulé, who is generally credited with founding the scientific discipline of conservation biology, in his seminal 1985 essay “What is Conservation Biology? ” Soulé’s way of thinking, says environmental philosopher J. Baird Callicott, was not unusual. It dovetailed with the hunting-focused wildlife management that formed conservation’s foundations in the early 20th century. So long as populations thrived, individuals merited little formal recognition. Neither did Aldo Leopold’s influential land ethic, with its call to view nature as “a community...

Full article: https://e360.yale.edu/features/do-conservation-strategies...

Tweets

Wilderness Society #conservation The Royalty Policy Committee: What You Need to Know

Wilderness Society #conservation The Royalty Po...

wilderness.org 04 Jun '18, 3pm

New friends allowed in the room. The Department of the Interior (DOI) has faced significant criticism for making little ef...

#WorldEnvironmen…

#WorldEnvironmen…

awf.org 05 Jun '18, 9pm

African Wildlife Foundation launched its Classroom Africa program in 2013 to provide rural communities access to a quality...

6 Strategies For Safe Summer Running #runningshoes

6 Strategies For Safe Summer Running #runningshoes

running.competitor.com 01 Jun '18, 11pm

Don’t forget, it can be hazardous to your health to hit the streets when the mercury starts heading north of 90 degrees on...

Norwegian government report sharply critical of...

news.mongabay.com 31 May '18, 7pm

A recent report by Norway’s Office of the Auditor General had some tough criticisms for the country’s International Forest...

10 Local Strategies to Drive More Customers from AdWords & Facebook [Webinar] by A_Ninofranco

10 Local Strategies to Drive More Customers fro...

searchenginejournal.com 04 Jun '18, 11am

The average small business spends roughly $10,000 on AdWords every month. With that much advertising spend, you’d expect t...