The economic and cultural hegemony of the Global North on the South is conserving wildlife but oppressing indigenous and rural people. This calls for a change. Conservation doesn't have to be brutal.
As we come to terms with the idea that ecosystems are dynamic, we are faced with a new challenge: conserving what changes.
The concept of nature is abstract and ambiguous. The definition of nature we embrace, whether consciously or not, will ultimately shape the future of conservation and society at large.
Climate change aggravates gender inequality issues, which in turn hamper our ability to effectively mitigate climate change.
Why are hedgehogs declining?
How to deal with an ever increasing human population?
Reptiles face higher extinction risk due to climate change
Are wild species silently going genetically extinct?
Dogs and cats are causing severe biodiversity loss.
We often rely on the charismatic traits of a few animals to raise funds for the conservation of entire ecosystems.