China is planning a series of massive infrastructure projects across four continents, an initiative that conservation biologist William Laurance described as “environmentally, the riskiest venture ever undertaken."
Don Driscoll –
Conflict of interest accusation stirs controversy in New South Wales' new "brumby bill". The question raised: Will this bill protect feral horses, or favour a former politician who is reining in profits by keeping them in a national park?
Ellen Gray, The Third Pole –
Using data from twin satellites over a 14-year period, from 2002 to 2016, NASA comes up with stunning images of how wet areas are getting wetter, and groundwater is disappearing in some areas, and why.
The sea of green on the Kampar Peninsula is one of last large intact lowland peatland forests of Sumatra. Five years ago, Restorasi Ekosistem Riau was established to ensure the biodiversity and the livelihoods it supports are protected and restored.
Genevieve Belmaker, Mongabay.com –
Experts say that if fragmented sections of forest are linked in the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania and the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, it could significantly increase the odds in favor of ensuring species survival – and it’s a financially safe bet.
Jeremy Deaton, Nexus Media –
Logging scars landscapes, destroys habitats and is a major contributor to climate change. Here's how old Android smartphones--that might otherwise end up in a landfill-- are being used to stop illegal logging and curb climate change impacts.
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 ...
With the world's population expected to reach over eight billion by 2030 and an increasingly prosperous middle class, Conservation International (CI) understands that one of the greatest global challenges is ...