20 Feb '12, 2pm

Innovative conservation: wild silk, endangered species, and poverty in Madagascar

Innovative conservation: wild silk, endangered species, and poverty in Madagascar

Photo: World's smallest chameleon discovered in Madagascar (02/15/2012) Scientists have discovered four new species of super-tiny chameleons in Madagascar, according to a new paper in PLoS ONE. The smallest of the new species, Brookesia micra, is found only on the small island of Nosy Hara and has been dubbed the smallest chameleon in the world, measuring from nose to tail 29 millimeters (1.14 inches) at its largest. Scientists believe it represents a notable example of island dwarfism. Scientists create high resolution, 3D maps of forests in Madagascar (02/15/2012) A team of scientists has created the first high resolution maps of remote forests in Madagascar. The effort, which is written up in the journal Carbon Balance and Management , will help more accurately register the amount of carbon stored in Madagascar's forests, potentially giving the impoverished country acce...

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theecologist.org 20 Feb '12, 1pm

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Grab Your Cameras! New Graduate Program for Conservation Photographers

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treehugger.com 21 Feb '12, 3pm

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e360.yale.edu 24 Feb '12, 3pm

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Atlantic sturgeon have been listed as endangered. Here's why.

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biologicaldiversity.org 15 Feb '12, 3pm

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e360.yale.edu 20 Feb '12, 4pm

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treehugger.com 23 Feb '12, 7pm

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Conservationists Launch Cheap Drone to Monitor Deforestation and Endangered Species

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treehugger.com 27 Feb '12, 6pm

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earthtimes.org 18 Feb '12, 2pm

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The Center for Biological Diversity distributed 50,000 condoms on New Year’s Eve to raise awareness about the effects of h...