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AN OLD TIME FISHERMAN DOES THE SCIENCE AND PREDICTS FUTURE SALMON RUNS Daniel B. Botkin Copyright September 18, 2020 Daniel B. Botkin This is a curious story, because a major environmental problem was solved not by scientists who said they specialized in the study of salmon, and not by the scientists employed by the state’s large bureaucracy who said they were biologists...
Amboseli National Reserve
Amboseli National Reserve in southern Kenya is home to the Maasai people who are nomadic some of the time and raise cattle. The reserve is also a major tourist destination where people from around the world can experience Africa and wild animals, such as lions and elephants. Today, environmental change and the future of tourism are being threatened in...
Saving Tropical Forests
How Conservation Can Be an Economic Benefit Saving tropical forests and other endangered habitats has not been easy despite widespread support. One approach tried by environmental organizations is to establish national parks in nations where these habitats exist. But that is difficult. It can require new laws and international support. In the past, some parks have excluded people as long-term...