08 Jun '11, 12pm

Using the Power of the Web To Protect Africa’s Wildlife

By Barcoding Trees, Liberia Looks to Save its Rainforests A decade after a brutal civil war, the West African nation of Liberia has partnered with the European Union on a novel system for protecting its remaining forests — marking every harvestable tree so it can be traced to its final destination. But given Liberia’s history of conflict and corruption, will it work? READ MORE An African Success: In Namibia, The People and Wildlife Coexist Shortly after gaining independence in 1990, Namibia turned ownership of its wildlife back to the people. By using a system of community-based management, this southern African nation has avoided the fate of most others on the continent and registered a sharp increase in its key wildlife populations. READ MORE Against the Odds: Saving Rhinos in a Troubled Land For three decades, Raoul du Toit has led the fight to protect black rhinos in Z...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/using_the_power_of_blogs_to_...

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cleantechnica.com 08 Jun '11, 6pm

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biologicaldiversity.org 06 Jun '11, 10pm

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