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Both largely forested, Guyana and Liberia are aiming to develop their economies while keeping trees standing.
Continue reading "Two Distant Countries Face Similar Forest Protection Challenges — and Solutions"
An acre lost to desertification is one virtually lost forever. That’s why we have to act quickly.
Continue reading "Fighting Off the Desert in South Africa’s Succulent Karoo"
Liberia’s mineral wealth may hold the key to the country’s future development — but is it sustainable?
Continue reading "Pursuing Responsible Mining in Liberia"
There is nothing more rewarding than seeing my students take action in response to what they have learnt.
Continue reading "Zimbabwean Students Hold Walkathon to Protect Nature"
This short film shows what it’s like to work in one of Africa’s richest forest ecosystems.
Continue reading "Video: Collecting Species Data in Uganda"
Food security initiatives in Africa often don’t account for the value of ecosystems for agricultural productivity.
Continue reading "In Tanzania, Nature Provides Unseen Value for Farmers"
Charles Schreuder hated killing predators to protect his livestock. Now he doesn’t need to.
Continue reading "Humane Predator Control Methods Double Income for South African Farmers"
Thailand’s plan to ban its domestic ivory trade is a great step, but much more must be done.
Continue reading "Elephant Poaching Major Topic of Discussion at CITES Meeting"
If developed responsibly, renewable energy has great potential to bring cleaner air and jobs to South Africa.
Continue reading "For South Africa’s Growing Wind Energy Sector, Guidelines are Essential"
Cocoa farmers rely on the hardwood forest to protect their cocoa trees — and their incomes.
Continue reading "Accidental Conservation: Cocoa + Forest Restoration in Madagascar"