Countries need to do more to protect areas that may not be important for biodiversity, but provide key ecosystem services such flood mitigation and water and soil retention, says environmentalist Zhiyun Ouyang.
Robin Hicks –
The BBC nature documentary portrays Singapore as a green urban utopia where man has invited nature back into the city. The development of Singapore's last forests suggests the opposite is happening, note conservationists.
and John E. Scanlon –
Nature has been described as the "GDP of the poor". Trade and conservation experts outline policy ideas to help rural, poor, and indigenous people achieve sustainable and beneficial livelihoods based on natural resources.
Claire Hope Cummings –
What is gene drive technology, and why is it terrible news for natural ecosystems? Environmental lawyer Claire Hope Cummings spells out the dangers of genetic interventions in the name of conservation.
Asia's rapid development is taking a toll on its natural areas, says Aban Marker Kabraji, regional director of IUCN Asia. Governments, businesses, and communities will have to work together to make sure its ecosystems are well managed.
Can games like Pokemon Go get people to care about their smartphones and nature at the same time? University of Tasmania's Jessie Buettel and Barry Brook explore how augmented reality games can be a force for conservation.
This study report under the coordination of Conservation International (CI-Brazil), recommends that companies should understand and incorporate into their decision making process, the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystems services ...
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...