Global Conservation Forum (ConsDistList)

The Global Conservation Forum is a moderated international forum for discussion on topics relevant to conservation and preservation professionals. It is supported by the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation. This is the new home of the Conservation DistList, the archives of which are still searchable (1987-2019). All posts are moderated and will appear once approved.


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