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Conservation and birth control: A controversial mix?

Family planning can prevent unwanted pregnancies, increase birth spacing, and improve women’s reproductive rights. All of this can reduce human populations, theoretically taking pressure off local environments. In recent years, some conservation organizations, seeing a win-win for women and ecosystems alike, have been widening their...

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Editing

Out of respect to the original authors, examples of my editing work are available upon request and not listed on this website. I'm able to help with a variety of editing works, and have experience of both light and heavy editing and proof reading. If English isn't...

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Shark deterrent technologies

The sea is not our natural environment, but we’ve learned to enjoy it, seeking pleasure from the waves and cooling waters. Spending time in this environment, humans inevitably come into contact with its apex predators, which we are not expertly equipped to sense and avoid....

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Saving the unloved through wisdom of crowds

Through years of effort, scientists have assessed the conservation status of some 77,000 species of plants and animals via the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species. Scientific records on the distribution and abundance of species over time allow them to evaluate how close each one...

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Masters of masquerade

In sun-speared woodlands across Asia, odd, aged and mottled oak leaves sit incongruously upon rocks and trunks of trees to which they do not belong. Of interest to no one, a dead leaf provides no sustenance for the creatures that live amongst these trees, perhaps...

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Monochrome Chic

Forget lions, leopards and warthogs for now – brown isn’t my colour. Monochrome has always been more on trend, and zebras are the height of patterned fashion. Often dismissed as just elaborate horses, they stand out in their stripes but receive a lack of attention,...

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Rise of the Carnivores

When a siren sounds in urban Europe, lynx prick their tufted ears and wolves answer with reverberating howls, such is the proximity between man and wild carnivores. On a continent with over 700 million people, averaging over 70 people per square km, it might come...

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