A motorized tricycle fitted with a small tank provides desludging services in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Photo credit: Kathy Eales / World Bank Our last blog outlined the neglect of Fecal Sludge…

Peter Hawkins, Isabel Blackett |

Here are some facts that you might not know: Over the last 60 years, Guatemala has lost almost half of its forests, much of it due to illegal logging. Built-up area around Lake Laguna in the…

Stig Johansson |

La biología de la conservación fue bautizada como una ciencia de problemas interdisciplinarios en 1978 durante una conferencia de la Universidad de California en San Diego. Pero el movimiento…

Valerie Hickey |

C'est en 1978, à l'occasion d'une conférence à l'Université de Californie à San Diego, que la biologie de la conservation a été déclarée thématique scientifique…

Valerie Hickey |

شهد مؤتمر عُقد عام 1978 بجامعة سان دييغو في كاليفورنيا نشأة علم بيولوجيا حفظ الموارد كمجال متعدد التخصصات يتعامل مع التهديدات التي يتعرض لها التنوع البيولوجي. لكن حركة حفظ التنوع سبقت هذا المؤتمر…

فاليري هيكي |

Conservation biology was baptized as an interdisciplinary problem science in 1978 at a University of California San Diego conference. But the conservation movement precedes this conference by at…

Valerie Hickey |

The case of the Maldonado stream: The voice of a citizen Imagine a busy metropolitan avenue crossing the length of Buenos Aires, Argentina, transited daily by buses and trains and lined with a…

Maria Madrid |

The case of the Maldonado stream: The voice of a citizen Imagínense una concurrida avenida metropolitana por la que transitan autos, omnibuses y trenes; donde hay un hospital, centros médicos,…

María Madrid |

Historically, cities and civilizations have flourished along water bodies, which not only served as important transportation corridors to spur economic activity and trade, but also as prominent…

Parul Agarwala |

Only a very short time ago, we were drawing blank looks when we mentioned "natural capital accounting." This week at Rio, everyone is talking about it. Walls are plastered with flyers…

Rachel Kyte |