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conservation biology

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The branch of biology that deals with the effects of humans on the environment and with the conservation of biological diversity.
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Merenlender stood by the work and her role as conservation biologist trying to change the world -- and still does.
Nuclear power is one of the least damaging sources of energy for the environment, and the green movement must accept the expansion if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, some of the world's leading conservation biologists have warned.
First and foremost, many early conservation biologists were direct witnesses of the speed and scale at which humans were changing natural landscapes, especially in the neotropics (Soule, 1985).
Typically we see these types of storms in December, and at that point in time the swallows wouldn't be present," said Susan Barnes, a wildlife department conservation biologist.
Prof Roberts, a marine conservation biologist at the University of York in England, has said that the threat of oil and gas exploitation on reef in 1960s and 1970s really triggered national anxiety about the reef and grew the movement to protect it in perpetuity in a marine park, News.
Conservation biologist Mark Bowler, 37, from Edinburgh, was just two feet away from the action and took photos from his car.
Dr Glyn Young, a conservation biologist with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, one of the partners in the breeding programme, said: "The ducklings represent an incredible step forward in the fight to save the pochard from extinction.
A conservation biologist, Eisenberg's research involves the role of wolves and other top predators in regulating ecosystems, and the ecological havoc that results when these keystone predators are removed.
Much of the research was conducted by Tessa McGregor, a British wildlife conservation biologist who specialises in big cats.
Most people never see bats," Kevin Luebke, conservation biologist with the federal Natural Resources Conservation Service, told the ArgusLeader newspaper.
Associate Professor Heinsohn is a conservation biologist who, for the past 10 years, has been studying the behaviour and ecology of large parrots and snakes on Cape York Peninsula.
Examples of positions that graduates have attained include conservation biologist, forestry technician, industrial planner, land-use analyst, environmental consultant, hydrologist and aerial-photo interpreter.

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