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Last week’s sustainable development summit in Botswana was remarkable for four reasons.
Continue reading "Out of Africa: What the Gaborone Declaration Could Mean for Rio+20"
Agriculture was a much-debated topic at this week’s international climate negotiations in Germany.
Continue reading "Local Action Critical to Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change"
Four event speakers — including two African presidents — share their views on incorporating nature into the global economy.
Continue reading "Summit for Sustainability in Africa: Day 1 Speech Highlights"
Across the continent, women are taking control of Africa’s sustainable development efforts.
Continue reading "The Rise of Women in Africa"
Top African officials and global business leaders will discuss incorporating nature into Africa’s economic development.
Continue reading "CI + Botswana Convene First-ever Summit for Sustainability in Africa"
We’re fond of saying that we have our heads in the sky and our feet in the mud. Here’s what we mean.
Continue reading "CI at 25: Changing Conservation From the Ground Up"
Fresh water is surpassing oil as the world’s scarcest critical resource — and increasingly becoming a source of conflict.
Continue reading "Will Water Wars Be the New Oil Wars?"
Peter Seligmann looks back on 42 years of Earth Day — and looks ahead hopefully at the challenges before us.
Continue reading "That Was Then, This Is Now"
As temperatures rise, many threatened species are moving out of protected areas in search of cooler climes.
Continue reading "Climate Change Increases Costs of Conserving Biodiversity"