In February this year, customs officials at Chennai International Airport in southern India heard unusual squeaks coming from the luggage of a man who had arrived from Bangkok. Inside his bag was a tiny leopard cub…Read More
When animals and insects pick up the pollen of flowers and spread it, they allow plants, including many food crops, to reproduce. Birds, rodents, monkeys and even people pollinate, but the most common pollinators…Read More
Fifteen years ago, the waters around Islas Marietas in Mexico’s Nayarit State were so abundant with corals that people could see them for miles.
They were hard to avoid, too. “To go and surf in that area, you would…Read More
The theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2019 is: "Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health".
While restaurants in cities around the world offer a tremendous variety of dishes, our…Read More
In September 2015, the sky above Kalimantan, Indonesia, turned a dark yellow as fires swept across the region’s peatlands emitting a dense haze. The streets became empty of people and the air— thick with smoke—…Read More
People in the coastal districts of the eastern Indian state of Odisha are increasingly suffering from the effects of climate change. Most households in the area are dependent on natural resources for their…Read More
When people think of the Caribbean, it’s the turquoise seas, clean beaches, coral reefs teeming with fish, turtles and balmy breezes that come to mind.
For us, this paradise is what we call home. We depend upon its…Read More
When the goats on his farm had nothing more to eat, the soil had eroded and most of the vegetation had been destroyed, South African farmer Pieter Kruger had to make one of the toughest decisions of his life. “I…Read More
Nairobi/Victoria Falls, 24 June 2019 - Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa officially opened the African continent’s first-ever Wildlife Economy Summit in Victoria Falls this morning, which brings together…Read More
Nairobi/Victoria Falls, 23 June 2019 - Heads of State, business leaders, technical experts and community representatives will gather in Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls from 23-25 June for the Africa Wildlife Economy…Read More