The ecological impact of war in Africa

Today’s declining number of large mammals around the world has been explained by many factors, including low reproductive rates, habitat destruction, and overhunting. However, uncertainties about the effects of armed conflict has complicated conservation planning and priority-setting efforts. In the past 70 years, humans have waged war continuously in the world’s most biodiverse regions. Between…

A visit to TiME’s first biodiversity hotspot land purchase

“Please, Nestor, please continue to point out the orchid flowers,” I cried almost breathlessly to the CEO of Neotropical Primate Conservation (NPC) while we climbed up the land TiME had just purchased. “You know we both need these stops so we can catch our breath.” Nestor Allgas and I were trying to keep pace with…

Newsletters links

I spoke with our WP volunteer, Orit Landsman whether she can link our newsletters to the website. Orit immediately got to the task and soon developed a link to all our wonderful newsletters. It is then occurred to me that we already sent 18 (!) such newsletters. This is a perfect opportunity to thank our…

Newsletters

Subscribe to receive news delivered straight to your inbox! 2018 May 2018 – Does pop culture hinder conservation? April 2018 – Meet 15-year-old published author, Tiana Or-Gordon March 2018 – How do we choose which animals to protect? February 2018 – TiME’s new project in Colombia January 2018 – Meet Sam Shanee, co-founder of Neotropical Primate Conservation 2017 December 2017…