Over the course of six months in 2010, 33 teams in 21 countries set off to search for frogs that hadn’t been seen in decades. Here amphibian expert Dr. Robin Moore, who spearheaded the project, shares some of their findings, along with his stunning photos and observations.
It’s a cruel irony that those of us who care deeply about the environment are often the same people who love visiting far-off corners of the planet—the thought of generating more greenhouse gas emissions to reach those destinations can put a damper on our dreams of adventure.
Birding travel, or avitourism, contributes to bird conservation in several ways. Luckily, quite a few bird enthusiasts are willing to travel far and wide for the chance to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitats.
A new report released by the World Resources Institute analyzes a potential solution to rampant deforestation: securing land rights for indigenous communities.
Investing in sustainable cocoa farming is crucial to ensuring a steady cocoa supply for the world’s chocolate industry and to improving the livelihoods of farmers in Côte d’Ivoire.