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Assessing Tiger Population Dynamics Using Photographic Capture-Recapture Sampling – A Synopsis by Melanie C. Berger

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Melanie C. Berger

Melanie C. Berger is currently undergoing the Masters of Conservation Biology program jointly taught by Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand, and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She graduated with an ScB in Biology (with a focus on Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) from Brown University in 2013. She has worked as an Environmental Educator for the NYS Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and with the Student Conservation Association and AmeriCorps. She is interested in broadening her knowledge of biogeography, ecology, and conservation biology while making a lasting contribution in these fields. You can learn more about her on her website.




Lessons from resource management by indigenous Māori: Governing the ecosystem as commons – Synopsis by Te Taiawatea Moko-Mead

Te Taiawatea Speed Synopsis.

Applying the Declining Population Paradigm: Diagnosing Causes of Poor Reproduction in the Marbled Murrelet – Article Synopsis by Feyza Zaman

SYNOPSIS murrelets

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Socio-economics and wildlife conservation of a peri-urban national park in central Kenya – Synopsis by Mya Gaby


Please click here to read original paper.

Please click here to view original photo of local Kenyans (under the introduction section), all other photos are the reviewers own.




Reconciling Biodiversity Conservation and Food Security: Scientific Challenges for the New Agriculture– Paper Synopsis by Julia Murphy

Population ecology of the endangered butterflies Maculinea teleius and M. nausithous and the implications for conservation


Eradication success down under: Heat treatment of a sunken trawler to kill the invasive seaweed Undaria pinnatifida