Mittermeier, a conservationist, is credited with the now-widespread use of biodiversity hotspots.
Fifteen conservationists came together at the World Conservation Congress to showcase the power of community action for the environment.
The world’s most species-rich places are also home to 70% of languages.
For 25 years, CI has prioritized protection of the natural places people depend on most.
Today, in an effort to focus the world’s attention on the need to increase the protection of forests — and