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Our Wild World

Our Wild World

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October 29th 2012:Community Based Conservation: A model for protecting wildlife corridors

Many reserves around the world are too small to sustain viable wildlife populations for long in the future. Wildlife counts in the Masai Mara Reserve in western Kenya have declined by as much as 70% in the past several decades, largely due to habitat loss and habitat degradation. Join us with Dr. Dusti Becker and Dr. Tony Povilitis and the partnerships between LifeNet Nature and the Maasai Moran Conservation and Walking Safaris, a Community Based Organization composed of of young Maasai that are working to create a buffer zone for wildlife on the Siria Plateau next to Masai Mara Reserve in sou

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Dusti Becker

Dr. Dusti Becker: Dusti grew up in North Carolina, Thailand, and Michigan and has worked as a teacher and conservation biologist for the past three decades. She has a B.S.in Secondary Science Education from the University of Virginia, a Masters in Environmental Science from Yale, and a Ph.D. in Zoology from U. Alberta in Canada. After college, she joined the US Peace Corps and was placed in Kenya as a secondary science teacher (1977-80). Teaching at a rural school on the Laikipia Plateau, she witnessed the challenges of population growth for wildlife preservation in Kenya. This led her to study the human dimensions of wildlife management for a Master’s degree at Yale. While at Yale, she a
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Tony Povilitis

Dr. Tony Povilitis: For over 40 years, Dr. Tony Povilitis has advocated for wildlife and nature -- as conservation scientist, nonprofit director and manager, grassroots activist, landowner and reserve manager, and educator. He has lead efforts on behalf of grizzly bears, Mexican and Rocky Mountain wolves, endangered deer in Mexico and South America, jaguar in the US Southwest, Hawaiian coral reefs, and imperiled wildlife and natural communities on Native American and national park lands. Tony has broad experience with agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service, state wildlife and natural resource agencies, and academia. He has written over a hundred scientific pa
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world 18/12/2017 08:00 18/12/2017 09:00 Our Wild World https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2129/our-wild-world Many reserves around the world are too small to sustain viable wildlife populations for long in the future. Wildlife counts in the Masai Mara Reserve in western Kenya have declined by as much as 70% in the past several decades, largely due to habitat loss and habitat degradation. Join us with Dr. Dusti Becker and Dr. Tony Povilitis and the partnerships between LifeNet Nature and the Maasai Moran Conservation and Walking Safaris, a Community Based Organization composed of of young Maasai that are working to create a buffer zone for wildlife on the Siria Plateau next to Masai Mara Reserve in southwestern Kenya. The 15,000-acre area proposed for conservation management includes grasslands, woodlands, riparian areas, forest corridors and a larger forested area used by elephants (for birthing). It also includes portions of the ecologically unique Siria Escarpment, which separates the Masai Mara and the Siria Plateau. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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