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 |

The southern fringes of the Sahara desert host rugged lands where mankind has thrived for more than a millennium. In this vast panorama, the Inner Niger Delta stands out: In a region where limited…

Paula Caballero |

Stretching for more than 1, 800 kilometers across Guinea, Mali, Senegal and Mauritania, the Senegal River is the third longest river in Africa. In a region such as the Sahel, which is plagued by…

Kabine Komara |

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 |

1 basin, 9 countries, 1 vision was in a brochure of one of the Council of Ministers meeting of the Niger Basin. The first time I saw that brochure I smiled as I right away thought about 9-1-1, the…

Amal Talbi |

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 |