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The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

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Biodiversity News


CAP LTER urban ecology work highlighted by Arizona PBS

CAP LTER urban ecology work highlighted by Arizona PBS

The Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research program, a unit of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, was recently featured in an episode of “Catalyst” by Arizona PBS. The episode, “Desert animals in urban centers,” discussed current research about how natural environments (including plant and animal life) are affected by...

The inconvenience of single-use plastics

The inconvenience of single-use plastics

An ASU Now story titled “The inconvenient consequences of a culture of convenience” was published today. In this article, ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Associate Director of Biodiversity Valuation and Assessments Beth Polidoro and other center affiliated faculty shared insights on the health, pollution and biodiversity issues associated with single-use plastics. Plastics can take decades, centuries and...

Biodiversity conservation needs new partnerships

Biodiversity conservation needs new partnerships

If conservation science is going to save the myriad species under threat in the world today, it’s going to have to go about it more efficiently, according to a paper published this week by an Arizona State University ecology professor. If academia remains in an ivory tower and nongovernmental organizations working to save species lurch from...