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In Search of a National Biodiversity Strategy

Nearly 200 countries have developed various forms of biodiversity strategies, but the United States is not one of them. Worldwide, 1 million species are threatened with extinction, according to Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice, World Wildlife …
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Climate Change and Impacts to Yakama Nation's Natural and Cultural Resources

Climate change is here and occurring today. Indigenous people retain their connection to the land, water, and natural resources with deep understanding of climate change impacts as a result of experiencing multi-year droughts, annual precipitation …
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Pumas (Puma concolor) as Ecological Brokers

CCI hosted Laura LaBarge for a Defenders lunch talk, where she covered a recently accepted paper on the importance of puma contributions to the diverse ecosystems of the Western Hemisphere.
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The need for a National Biodiversity Strategy

The looming biodiversity crisis points to the need for a concerted, whole-of-government response. In this briefing and discussion with the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, CCI's director, Jacob Malcom, talked with state legislators …
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Addressing the Biodiversity Crisis in the US: 30x30 and Climate Connectivity

Recent science on the global status and trends of biodiversity loss have made the crisis abundantly clear and transformative action a necessity. Calls to address the crisis by conserving at least 30% of Earth by 2030, known as 30x30 have gained …
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Biodiversity Offsetting: Reclaiming the Concept of Compliance Markets

In this CCI Seminar Series event, speakers Ritwick Ghosh and Steven Wolf review existing and emerging models biodiversity offsetting (i.e., compensatory mitigation) to make sense of the contemporary moment and to identify pathways forward. Their …
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Stopping Extinction and Reversing Nature Loss: The Case for a National Biodiversity Strategy

The biodiversity crisis is unfolding around the world and in the U.S. In this hill briefing, CCI Director Jacob Malcom gave Capitol Hill staff and a variety of other interested parties an overview of the science that describes the scale of the …
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Ma'iingan: Wolves and the Anishinaabe People

In this CCI Seminar Series event, speaker Michael Waasegiizhig Price presents on the cultural aspects of wolves and their relationship to the Anishinaabe people, the Native Americans of the Great Lakes. The controversial 2021 wolf hunt in Wisconsin …
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Wild, Connected, and Diverse: Mapping Conservation Values and Climate Adaptation Strategies

Conservation scientists recommend protecting more land in a connected and representative system of protected areas (e.g. 30% by 2030). In this CCI Seminar Series event, speaker Travis Belote presents his research mapping the remaining unprotected …
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Supporting Habitat Conservation with Automated Change Detection in Google Earth Engine

In this webinar, Michael presents his and Jacob's recently published paper - Supporting habitat conservation with automated change detection in Google Earth Engine. He covers the importance and need for more comprehensive, effective, and …