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Climate resilience and adaptation: raffia production in Makira Natural Park, north-east Madagascar

By Joseph J. Bailey (@josephjbailey), University of Nottingham, UK.

Support for women’s associations in Madagascar to enhance raffia production is also helping the conservation of biodiversity in the Makira Natural Park. 834 more words


Tribal alienation in an unequal India

The Boston Consulting Group’s 15th annual report, “Winning the Growth Game: Global Wealth 2015”, has received extensive coverage in the Indian media. The report comes on top of the Global Wealth Databook 2014 from Credit Suisse, which provides a much more accurate and comprehensive picture of the trends in global inequality. 14 more words

Hundreds arrested in global crackdown on wildlife contraband

Museum professionals trying to come to grips with the scale of risk of their collections might well pay attention to the scale of the problem of wildlife trafficking itself. 569 more words


Happy World Environment Day 2015

Yes, as you all may be aware, today is world environment day.

The Celebration?

But, do we have a reason to celebrate yet? Sitting-tight in front of your PC at office, all you may do today is watch and like messages that contain #envrionmentday2015  Some of you may go one step further and share how concerned you are about environment by liking and sharing issues concerning environment. 555 more words


The Golden rule of Nature

Yes, nature has a golden rule. Its most visible yet missed by most who claim themselves as eco-friendly / nature lovers.

Nature teaches to those who seek, to those who ask and to those who observe..the one Golden principle, which is core to life – 118 more words



How important is skills development around biodiversity conservation in the good anthropocene?

Greenmatter is an initiative aiming to drive transformation in graduate level skills for biodiversity conservation in South Africa.  239 more words

Social-Ecological Seeds

Rare birds jammed inside water bottles in Indonesia

Police and customs officials hold rare Indonesian yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles, confiscated from an alleged wildlife smuggler, on May 4

SURABAYA – Indonesian police have arrested a suspected wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. 257 more words