Africa’s indigenous forests are a fabulous treasure trove – a cornucopia of foodstuffs, seed varieties and medicines, a bulwark against climate change and environmental degradation. It’s a shame then that so few of the continent’s people are getting a fair share of this natural bounty.
‘Zombie’ mice terrorise albatrosses as boffins mull bringing dodos back from the dead: Conservation conversations from the cutting edge
A deeper, grassroots approach to conservation – and solid science – could stave off looming extinctions.
Environmental scientists should step out of their silos if they want their research to make an impact, says Duncan MacFadyen, head of Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation.
A former SANParks conservation boss sounds the alarm on provincial game reserves. Matthew Hattingh reports
It’s easy to be laid low by all that ails our planet. But the cure lies in taking incremental steps, celebrating small wins and building on them. Savannah Burns and Skyla Thornton report
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