A Focus on “Intended Consequences” to Drive Conservation Action | Conservation Science and Practice

April 15, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Press Release, April 15, 2021 | A newly published special issue of Conservation Science and Practice makes the case for rebalancing the risk–benefit equation in conservation....

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Martha Willcox – Native maizes and culinary markets: A route to conservation of biodiversity and traditional communities (Zoom)

August 21, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Martha Willcox joins us from CIMMYT to share how their multidisciplinary group created a collective, named MILPAIZ, for native maize grown in the traditional milpa system of intercropping. ...

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Elizabeth Bennett – Synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation | GES Colloquium

February 18, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Elizabeth Bennett, of Wildlife Conservation Society, on the possible applications of synthetic biology to biodiversity conservation, and their pros and cons...

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Illustration of biodiversity—forests, desert, oceans, tundra (Adobe Stock)

Can Genetic Engineering Save Our Planet’s Biodiversity?

June 25, 2019 | Guest Author

Andrew Moore, June 24, 2019 | Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources — and around the world — are considering ways to employ genetic engineering for conservation....

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Exploring Stakeholder Perspectives on the Development of a Gene Drive Mouse for Biodiversity Protection on Islands

Gene Drive Mice for Biodiversity Protection

June 24, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Project Background Mice offer an ideal genetic model for exploring the possibility of developing a synthetic gene drive in mammals. As pests, they pose challenges to human health (through disease transmission), agricultural yields and storage,...

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