Science for a Blue Planet

Science for a Blue Planet

Welcome to Point Blue's new blog. Visit often for the latest conservation science posts.

Tag Archive: conservation

New Technology Uncovers New Connections for Conservation

September 23, 2016
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The technology to track songbird migration is getting better all the time. We’re taking advantage of that here at Point Blue to make conservation even better. Read on to learn about some surprising results from a recent investigation.

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Seabirds: a Window into California’s Marine Protected Areas

April 9, 2016
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Seabird research is showing California coastal managers how stretches of the coast can differ in their responses to marine life protections. Read on to learn more.

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Learning About a Vital Ecosystem – From Below the Ground Up

December 24, 2015
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Point Blue scientists get their hands in the dirt to take the pulse of rangeland ecosystem health.

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Monitoring Tidal-Marsh Change

November 13, 2015
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Bird studies show that ecosystem restoration works in San Francisco Bay – and is “climate-smart” as sea levels rise.

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Human Connections Drive Habitat Conservation

October 19, 2015
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A “cross-cultural” ranch tour breaks down barriers and moves people towards solutions

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Test Your Bird Knowledge

September 25, 2015
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A look at the 2014 year of Point Blue’s 49-year bird-banding data set reveals some surprises!

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Up close and personal, A window on genetic variability in the Wrentit

August 14, 2015
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A curious intern investigates the family tree of one long-lived songbird.

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Voyage of discovery – on the choppy waters of the Gulf of the Farallones

August 4, 2015
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Take a marine research cruise with a Point Blue graduate student.

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