Archive November 2021

Permaculture and Cranes

The Drakensberg Crane Conservation Project’s priority community engagement work is focused on conservation agriculture and capacity building, public awareness and education, and health and environment. International Crane Foundation project communities, such as KwaMkhize, are predominantly unemployed and surviving mainly on social grants and agricultural products. … Read more “Permaculture and Cranes”

Chinese hydropower giants and their biodiversity footprints

Two hydropower giants account for over half of the world’s dams, yet the biodiversity impacts of their projects remained largely unanalyzed and overlooked in planning processes. A new report, Advancing Ecological Civilization?, examines the biodiversity footprint of the world’s two largest dam-builders, PowerChina and … Read more “Chinese hydropower giants and their biodiversity footprints”

WildAid Marine on Team for First Joint Patrol of Scorpion Reef National Park

The Yucatán Peninsula houses many rich and productive ecosystems, from coastal lagoons to mangrove forests to coral reefs. Last winter, Impact Blue, WildAid Marine, and the Regional Federation of Fishing Cooperatives in Yucatán came together to develop an effective, low-cost Marine Protection System (MPS) Plan … Read more “WildAid Marine on Team for First Joint Patrol of Scorpion Reef National Park”