Articles Tagged with the word ‘conservation’


/ 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

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


/ Good Business

23 Apr 2015


The UK's bee population is in trouble, having nearly halved over the last 25 years. Bee the Change, a social enterprise based in Bristol, is working to tackle the decline with a combination mentoring and educational courses for all ages


/ 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

Statelessness in the Dominican Republic.

/ Campaigns round up, Community

08 Oct 2014


All the latest from the world of campaigning, including doctors divesting from fossil fuels, gender equality on the national curriculum and how you can help take over a national newspaper


/ Environment

24 Jul 2014


Britain's urban rivers are at their cleanest for over two decades, according to scientists from Cardiff University


/ 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


/ 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


/ Environment, Positive Perspective

08 Jun 2014


We take a look at the initiatives saving the underwater world this World Oceans Day

Wolf in Yellowstone (c) Flickr member MSMcCarthy Photography

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

14 May 2014


Aaron Millar calls us to let go and rewild this summer


/ Environment

02 May 2014


Activists want the Chilean government to protect vital water reserves

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

(c) Flickr member Ryan Poplin

/ Environment

29 Jan 2014


Urgent measures against the illegal ivory trade have been agreed upon by key states in an effort to help save the African elephant


/ Positive Travel

13 Dec 2013


Ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic plant used in healing ceremonies by indigenous Amazonians, may offer more than just powerful visions. Matt Mellen heads into the jungle and discovers that it might also have a radical role to play in nature conservation

Boxes of Bees

/ Environment

18 Nov 2013


Once extinct in the UK, short-haired bumblebees are thriving in Kent thanks to a three-year-long project

(c) Aluna the Movie Ltd 2013_LOW_RES

, / Conservation, Media

16 Sep 2013


25 years ago an isolated Colombian tribe emerged to share a warning about humanity’s future, captured in a film about them that had a far-reaching global impact. But now the tribe has surfaced again to give us a powerful new message


/ Environment

16 Aug 2013


New wildlife-rich meadows will be created around the UK to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation

Bees costume

/ Environment

14 Aug 2013


A new strategy aims to protect bees and by extension our food, countryside and economy