Black Mountains

A Framework for Stewardship: Identifying Lands with High Conservation Values

Friday, February 20, 2015

In the face of rapid global change, how can land managers better determine which lands are most suitable for conservation? Sound science helps. A research team, supported by the IE-based Southwest Climate Science Center, recently created a framework to identify lands with high conservation value in the West and elsewhere. 

Fifi the fishing cat

Hooked on Fishing Cat Conservation

Thursday, February 12, 2015

From the Sonoran Desert to Indian mangroves, UA graduate student Ashwin Naidu studies scat and camera-trap footage to better understand and protect mountain lions, bobcats, tigers, and other wild cats. In his latest project, he has co-founded a non-profit that uses fieldwork and education to save the endangered fishing cats of southeast India and their wetland habitat.

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