Connecting Leopards, Connecting People: The Central Asian Ecological Connectivity Initiative

The Center is increasingly engaging with partners across Central Asia to build capacity, promote research, and implement connectivity conservation efforts in the countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. We are proud to be part of growing collaboration across this globally important biodiversity hotspot that has, among other progress, yielded important scientific evidence about the presence of an endangered and charismatic species—the Persian leopard—in Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.

By |2021-04-21T14:28:56-06:00April 20th, 2021|International Connectivity, Research|Comments Off on Connecting Leopards, Connecting People: The Central Asian Ecological Connectivity Initiative

Preventing Future Global Pandemics Through Conservation

The Center for Large Landscape Conservation announces the publication of a journal article presenting guidance on preventing another global pandemic through conservation. Co-authored by a multidisciplinary team of experts including the Center's President Gary Tabor, the article makes a case that preventing future pandemics may come down to ecological solutions, not medical ones.

By |2021-03-05T20:38:29-07:00March 5th, 2021|News and Updates, Research, Science|0 Comments

Researchers Examine the Intersection of Human and Wildlife Safety on a Major Road Network

Most motorists would agree that roads and animals can be a dangerous mix. Crashes involving wildlife are often deadly for animals and, in some cases, may also cause serious injury or death to humans. Efforts to reduce the risk of animal-vehicle collisions most often focus on human safety, but what if transportation officials and conservation scientists worked together to address dangers to both people and wildlife?

By |2020-12-23T11:39:03-07:00December 23rd, 2020|Corridors and Crossings, Research|0 Comments
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