Politics matter: The undoing of conservation progress in the land of the dodo

The island of Mauritius is known, particularly in the conservation circle, for the ill-fated dodo and its conservation success stories, which include the recovery of iconic avian species such as the Mauritius kestrel (Falco punctatus) and the Pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) which were near extinction several decades ago. However, behind this veil of achievements, local political realities is increasingly making the protection and management of … Continue reading Politics matter: The undoing of conservation progress in the land of the dodo