Written by Eddie Game | July 22nd, 2009
Few conservation products are as globally recognized as the Red List of Threatened Species, produced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The contents of the “Red List” are routinely used to help guide the conservation work of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions. So it was with mixed enthusiasm that I read the […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | May 18th, 2009
Friday’s emails here at the Conservancy were swirling with excitement about what some have called “one of the most important conservation advances of all time” — the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI). And I have to agree with that enthusiastic assessment. When have we ever heard of six governments […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | May 8th, 2009
Not all conservationists are in the jungle discovering new species and measuring tree cover, or counting reef species in crystal clear tropical seas. Some make the biggest difference in conference rooms.