Barney Long

Earth Optimism: Tracking Success in Species Recovery

By Barney Long, GWC director of species conservation In 2008, tigers were in trouble. Conservationists, who were giving up on the strategy of saving large areas of habitat where tigers could fulfill their ecological niche as top predators, were instead starting ...

Reversing “Empty Forest Syndrome” in Southeast Asia

By Barney Long, Thomas Gray, Antony Lynam, Teak Seng, William Laurance, Lorraine Scotson, William Ripple Warning: The pictures in this story may be disturbing to some readers, especially young audiences. Reader discretion is advised. The diverse tropical forests of Southeast ...