Biodiversity Protection Training for staff

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Nabilla Zayan March 06, 2007 07:02 AM
Hi, Seeking experience, ideas and advice in providing biodiversity protection training for staff. My name is Nabilla, I work for the Mandurah City Council in Western Austral…

Social Marketing to Children about Sharks

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kheffner May 16, 2008 09:54 AM
Hello all, I am currently volunteering for an organization and am beginning a project to educate school children about the value of sharks in our oceans. We will be developin…

Seeking Info on Shipping Marine Debris Work

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Alison Lane Wellington July 10, 2008 04:28 PM
Hi, I am about to embark on a project to try and reduce marine debris from fishing vessels. Interested to hear of any related projects, either with the fishing industry or tha…

Canadian Perceptions of Commercial Fisheries Management and Marine Mammal Conservation in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

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Kellert, S. R., Gibbs, J. P., & Wohlgenant, T. J. Canadian perceptions of commercial fisheries management and marine mammal conservation in the nortwest Atlantic Ocean. Vol. 8. 1995. 20-30.
Public attitudes toward the use of fisheries and marine mammals in the northwest Atlantic have played an influential role in recent controversies over management of these resource…

Population, Resources, and Environment: Implications of Human Behavioral Ecology for Conservation

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Low, B. S., & Heinen, J. T. (1993). Population, resources, and environment: Implications of human behavioral ecology for conservation. Population and Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 15, 1, 7-41.
Asserts that while humans have evolved to a state in which we can cause global extinction, we have not evolved to consider the global population our family. If human resource use …

Canada's Agricultural and Trade Policies: Implications for Rural Renewal and Biodiversity

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Sopuck, R. D. (1993). Canada's agricultural and trade policies: Implications for rural renewal and biodiversity. National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy.

Road Ecology: Signage and Effectiveness

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Kate Hayes Toronto January 03, 2010 10:05 AM
Is anyone aware of a comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of road signage undertaken by qualified sociologists and/or psychologists? I am aware of several initiatives by…

Using Tailored Information and Public Commitment to Improve the Environmental Quality of Farm Lands: An Example from the Netherlands

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Lokhorst, A.M., van Dijk, J., Staats, H., van Dijk, E., & de Snoo, G. (2010). Using tailored information and public commitment to improve the environmental quality of farm lands: An example from the Netherlands. Human Ecology, 38(1), 113-122.
By adopting nature conservation practices, farmers can enhance the environmental quality and biodiversity of their land. In this exploratory study, a behavioral intervention that …

Commitment of Farmers to Environmental protection: From Social Pressure to Environmental Conscience

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Michel-Guillou, E., & Moser, G. (2006). Commitment of farmers to environmental protection: From social pressure to environmental conscience. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 26(3), 227-235.
This study focuses on identifying the differences between traditional farmers (those who maintained traditional agricultural practices) and pro-environmental farmers (those who co…

Biological Survey - "30 Years Later Expedition"

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John Barclay Oxford Mills June 09, 2010 02:54 PM
This year Biologist/Artist team Fred Schueler and Aleta Karstad (Canadian Geographic's Environmental Scientist of the Year) will revisit the landscapes they have traveled over the…

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