Scientists' Call to Action: The U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity and Binational Conservation

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Home Read the article View signatories Background Partners COMING SOON! * { box-sizing: border-box; } Scientist Signatories: 3011 Total Kenneth Able McArthur, CA, United States University At Albany, State University Of New York Briana Abrahms Seattle, WA, United States Leif Abrell Tucson, AZ, United States Gregory Acciaioli Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia The University Of Western Australia Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico

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Women in the Outdoors Panel

Wild Wilderness Women, Endangered Species Protection Network, and Mappy Hour are excited to join forces to bring to you a 'Women in the Outdoors Panel.' Come join us at Arc'teryx to hear from three amazing women who are contributing in unique ways to …

Conservation Cartography: From Patagonia to Sounds of the Wild West

As we move out of the information age and into the attention age, conservation organizations need new tools to tell their story, stand out in the crowd, and connect with their audience. ...

Funding needs of the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act is widely considered the strongest law in the world for protecting threatened and endangered species; indeed, over 95% of listed species are still with us today. Yet the law has been dramatically underfunded for decades, …

Eye in the Sky: The use of innovative SAR technology and new GIS tools to aid environmental compliance and monitoring.

Eye is the Sky will provide an overview of imaging technology and how it has been used in environmental litigation. The panel will also seek to address why state and federal environmental regulatory agencies have been slow to embrace these …

Dynamic recovery planning and technology application

Defenders of Wildlife has been collaborating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department of Defense on a program to make ESA recovery plans web-based and dynamic. Here I describe progress on the project and new directions of our work.

What bear hair can tell us about how black bears live among human development

Black bears are more and more frequently found living close to people, raising important questions about how these large mammals adapt to human dominated landscapes. Do bears prefer rural forests, or living in the suburbs? Where are they likely to show up next? These and other questions can all be answered using bears hair!

Refined range mapping for improved ESA implementation

Understanding where species are found is a critical component of avoiding and minimizing the impacts of our actions on imperiled species. Here I describe an ongoing project focused on improving range maps for ESA-listed species, and relevance to ESA …