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Here you can find some recent news and events, as well as a selection of recent papers and any new members that have joined the EGI.

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Bird Ringing Demonstration at Farmoor Res Oxon, 25th February 2012

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» Recent EWA ImpactJuly 16, 2021

EWA Logo 05.04.18Three recent grants to Prof. Andy Gosler and his group based in Zoology and Anthropology have supported development of The Ethno-ornithology World Atlas (EWA), enhancing its usability. The EWA map (https://EWAtlas.net) shows the group’s ongoing work with local communities in S. America and India, the fruits of a new collaboration with the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages (https://livingtongues.org/) , and ongoing collaboration with BirdLife International. A recent article by Jim Robbins published by the BBC gives more background: https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210714-why-local-legends-about-birds-matter. See also https://ewatlas.net/news/oxford-paraguay-exchange-indigenous-community-involvement-conservation-policy and https://theconversation.com/there-are-over-7-000-english-names-for-birds-heres-what-they-teach-us-about-our-changing-relationship-with-nature-162471

 

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» July 16, 2021

Congratulations to Benjamin van Doren

Benjamin van Doren was awarded Benjamin Van Dorenthe Linnean John C Marsden Medal 2021 for the best doctoral thesis in biology.