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

TiME Newsletters list: 2016 vote in TiME  –   Jan 2016 The Conservation Report –  Feb 2016  TiME March Newsletter – Mar 2016 The Conservation Report  –  May 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Jun 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Jul 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Aug 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Sep 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Oct 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Nov 2016 The Conservation Report  –  Dec 2016 2017 Starting 2017 with…