All posts by The Conversation
China’s booming orchid industry is a test of its commitment to conservation
China’s Biodiversity Red List significantly underestimates wild harvest as a threat to Chinese orchids.
The new UN deal fails to address the root causes of nature’s destruction
The new UN deal may force us to reconsider the usefulness of such meetings altogether.
Insects may feel pain, evidence shows
We surveyed more than 300 scientific studies and found evidence that at least some insects feel pain.
New food technologies could release 80% of the world’s farmland back to nature
Global conservation will fail unless it addresses the underlying issue of food production.
Community wildlife conservation isn’t always a win-win solution
The reality of community-based wildlife conservation is sometimes less straightforward, as the experience of Kenya shows.
What if the dinos had not gone extinct?
Imagine the asteroid had missed, and dinosaurs survived. Picture highly evolved raptors planting their flag on the moon.