The impacts of these individual achievements have been enormous. Still more important are the trends they represent.
For people to thrive, we need to conserve not just the tangible benefits nature provides, but also the inspiration, wonder and awe by which nature transforms us all.
Something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: coral reefs. They’re so much more than a rock.
We can learn a lot from redwood trees. Once timber sources, they are now national treasures.
Dr. Russ Mittermeier outlines three priorities for the 2014 World Parks Congress, which brings scientists, government representatives and conservationists together to discuss how best to protect the Earth’s most important lands and waters.
Just as natural resource destruction has been linked to global conflict, protecting nature can serve as the bedrock for peaceful societies.
Far too many people overlook the tremendous gifts that coral provides us.
My country can be a powerful model for countries that still aren’t listening to what their rainforests have to say.
Protecting nature in a bubble is not the answer. People must benefit more from keeping nature intact than from destroying it.
Nature isn’t fragile. People are.