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  • November 15, 2015
    A Conversation with Tim Sheehan
    by Ann Van Zee, M.S. (0 Comments)
    In the fifth in a series of conversations between staff at the Conservation Biology Institute, Tim Sheehan, Ecological Modeler at CBI, shares with Ann Van Zee, Communications Specialist, about changing careers more than anyone he knows, a vision of a different kind of retirement, and the power of the everyday hero. Describe your job in 5 words. Computer modeling of ...
  • October 14, 2015
    The Good News Effect
    by Daniel Harvey (0 Comments)
    This is the start of a new series within the CBI Blog that highlights positive events around the world and discusses their significance in relation to global sustainability. In this series I hope to write pleasant and informative posts that are designed to offer perspective, refresh awareness, and leave you in a more positive place. Today I want to discuss ...
  • June 26, 2015
    A Conversation with Jessie Vinje
    by Katie O'Connor, M.S. (0 Comments)
    In the fourth in a series of conversations between staff at Conservation Biology Institute, Jessie Vinje, Biologist at CBI, shares with Katie O'Connor, Freshwater Specialist, about the hunt for rare endemic plants, real conservation heroes, and helping children. Describe your job in 5 words "Fun, challenging, stimulating, satisfying, and the last is technically two words: "soul nurturing".   Those ...
  • June 10, 2015
    A Conversation with Gwynne Nell Corrigan
    by Kai Foster (Henifin), M.A. (0 Comments)
    In the third in a series of conversations between staff at the Conservation Biology Institute, Gwynne Nell Corrigan, Communications Guru, at CBI, shares with Kai Foster, GIS Specialist, about backup singer dreams, a Burmese python named “Katy”, and the brilliant challenge that rocked her world. Can you describe your job in 5 words I have to do six because I’m ...
  • May 27, 2015
    Maps as Tools: Nepal and Our Own Backyards
    by Katie O'Connor, M.S. (0 Comments)
    Tools must be used by people passionate about their use in order to implement anything meaningful.  So it is with maps, ecological models, plans, reports, and other instruments.  They have minimal impact on their own.  They must be in the hands of someone who knows how to use them, and has the will to act.   This synergy was most ...
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