/ Conservation, Youth

27 Nov 2015


Feeling excluded from traditional routes of marine protection, a new wave of young activists with an entrepreneurial spirit are going it alone and taking the future of the oceans into their own hands


/ Conservation, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

25 Nov 2015


With half of Europe’s remaining virgin forest, Romania holds a state of wilderness that has been lost in much of the continent. Sam Sutaria cycles across the country and asks what it could teach the west about rewilding both its landscape and its culture

CDH - Comissão de Direitos Humanos e Legislação Participativa

/ Conservation, Democracy, Environment

16 Oct 2015


For the past three years, Greenpeace Brazil has been collecting signatures in support of a bill to establish a zero deforestation law in the country. As a result, the group were able to present draft legislation to the Brazilian congress last week


/ Agriculture, Conservation, Environment

16 Sep 2015


A new report on the impact of deforestation in Africa suggests that integrating more trees and shrubs into farmland could not only benefit the environment, but also improve food security and even reduce the likelihood of people becoming refugees


/ Conservation, Environment

02 Sep 2015


Asia Pulp and Paper Group, one of the largest paper mills in the world, is closing its plantations in a bid to protect rainforest and peatlands. Could this unusual move set a new precedent in the paper business?


/ Conservation, Environment

24 Aug 2015


Poachers have driven rhino numbers dangerously low, but new initiative Rhinos Without Borders aims to boost the population and provide a safer haven for those at risk

Bull Elk

/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Travel Blog

19 Aug 2015


An ambitious new project at the Alladale estate is allowing tourists to experience a rewilding project in action. Environmentalist Matt Mellen heads to Scotland to witness the transformation and is inspired at what it might herald for the future of Britain’s wilderness


/ Conservation, Environment

04 Aug 2015


The creation of a fish reserve in northern Mozambique has brought tremendous benefits to both marine life and the local community

Bison 2

/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

17 Jul 2015


The dramatic growth of ecological restoration, from mass reforestation to the large-scale reintroductions of long-lost species, is providing a welcome cause for optimism among often overly-pessimistic conservationists, argues Marcus Nield


/ Agriculture, Conservation, Environment, Technology

18 Jun 2015


Seed banks provide a treasure trove of genetic diversity. The challenge, say scientists, is bringing together existing banks and ensuring their financial security so as to conserve the world’s crop history before it is lost forever

London, Greenwich Park

/ Conservation, Environment

05 May 2015


A former geography teacher has launched a campaign to make London the world’s first National Park City

Two members of the research team and the stone wall they helped build to preserve a forest in Ethiopia. Photo by Meg Lowman.

/ Conservation, Environment, Spirit

23 Mar 2015


A bottom-up approach to biodiversity that takes into account the values of local people is helping to protect hundreds of plant and animal species in Ethiopia

Identifying grasses at a training workshop in Madagascar Credit RBG Kew Maria Vorontsova

/ Conservation, Environment, Science

16 Mar 2015


The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is planning to work harder on disseminating its research to international scientists to fulfil its goal of targeting global challenges such as climate change


/ Conservation

02 Jan 2015


As butterfly populations drop to an all-time low, activists and campaigners breathe a sigh of relief as one of the monarch’s biggest enemies – logging – is stopped


/ Conservation, Environment

03 Nov 2014


An ancient reef that once teemed with primitive sea life has been unearthed in Africa


/ Conservation, Environment

18 Jul 2014


An ‘all or nothing’ fundraising strategy has secured conservation of the Amazon Region Protected Areas for the next 25 years

(c) Heather Thorkelson

/ Conservation, Environment

08 Jul 2014


British oil company Soco International plc is to end its operations in the Virunga World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)


/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

24 Jun 2014


We're already aware of the problems the natural world faces, it's time the conservation community shares what's being done about it, says Tom Lawson


/ Conservation, Environment

28 Apr 2014


Scientists have discovered an easier method of monitoring the otherwise elusive great crested newt

Minke Whale in the Indian Ocean

/ Conservation

22 Apr 2014


A new ruling to end century-long whale hunting in the Southern Ocean has been challenged by the Japanese government, but will still result in fewer whales being killed