All posts in Natural preservation
Trophy hunting won’t save Africa’s lions so the UK ban on wildlife imports is a welcome step
In just 25 years lion numbers have decreased by 43% throughout Africa and their range by more than 90%.
How the DRC is fighting deforestation with an eye on the human cost
The country seeks to avoid the pitfalls of Brazil's uncompromising assault on the Amazon by mitigating deforestation.
Conservation science needs to shift from a view of how animals can benefit us
If we continue to value nature and other species based only on what they can provide for us, we won’t be able to radically transform our relationship with them.
Linguistic diversity is key to saving the planet
For a linguist, one truth is inescapable: we cannot solve challenges that affect all of humanity if we talk about them in only one language.
Plastic waste poses a grave threat to India’s wild elephants
High plastic presence in elephant dung highlights its widespread use near protected habitats and a lack of waste segregation practices.
Why it’s time to include fungi in global conservation goals
If you enjoy bread, wine or soy sauce, or have taken penicillin or immunosuppressant drugs, thank fungi, which make all of these products possible.