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In the conservationist’s lexicon, development is by no means a dirty word, but decision-makers sometimes need to be reminded to take full account of its implications for people and wildlife, as Fauna & Flora International’s Tim Knight explains. Given all the political turmoil and global conflict that characterised 2016, a year in which the unthinkable had a nasty habit of becoming reality overnight, it is no surprise that one or two surreal moments slipped by unnoticed. Last June, news reached…
Fauna & Flora International’s Tim Knight reflects on the consequences for companies of ignoring the business case for biodiversity.
Fauna & Flora International’s Tom Maddox discusses the links between infrastructure development and illegal wildlife trade.
As environmental challenges change and intensify, our means of addressing them must also adapt. In this instalment of our jargon buster blog series, Kristi Foster considers two strategies for environmental management that are rapidly gaining traction worldwide: ecosystem and landscape approaches.
In the spirit of clear communication, we are starting a series of jargon buster blog posts, which aim to demystify some of the more obscure terms used by the conservation community. In this second instalment, Kristi Foster explains just what we mean by ‘ecosystem services’.
Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard explains why NGOs, consultancies and other conservationists are joining forces to bring about biodiversity conservation in the private sector.
Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard explains the links between waste, landscapes and livelihoods and why we should be re-thinking our approach to waste management.
Can biodiversity offsetting really help us compensate for environmental damage caused by development, or is it just a licence to trash? Fauna & Flora International’s David Marsh looks at some of the lessons we have learned about this (often controversial) tool.
The ever-increasing worldwide demand for energy is driving oil and gas exploration into ocean depths, polar landscapes and once-remote corners of the globe, including protected areas. Here Fauna & Flora International’s David Marsh explores this growing problem and what we’re doing about it.
Fauna & Flora International’s David Marsh explains how environmental and civil society groups joined forces to voice their concerns at the East African Petroleum Conference…