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Restoring nature, restoring joy

In the third of the rewards of nature restoration guest article series, Felipe Gonzalez Sanchez tells us about the benefits…

13th July 2021

Divers collect ghost nets and ghost gear from Gokova Bay Credit: Zafer Kazilkaya/AKD

Underwater clean-ups in Turkey help free the Mediterranean from ghost nets

Fishing gear discarded or lost at sea are a widespread, and often overlooked, global problem. “Ghost nets” or “ghost gear”…

8th June 2021

Two divers checking the cover on Cystoseira transplants to test their effectiveness at preventing grazing. Photo: Zafer Kizilkaya.

Experiments in conservation practice

This blog, written by Nancy Ockendon (Science Manager at the Endangered Landscapes Programme) to accompany the release of the open-access…

26th May 2021

The rewards of nature restoration

Since 1990, our planet has lost over 80 million hectares of old-growth forest. 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since 1900. And one million species are currently threatened with extinction. In Europe, nature is in…

12th April 2021

ELP launches new video for Earth Optimism

From 26 March – 4 April 2021, the Cambridge Conservation Initiative hosted ‘Earth Optimism Cambridge’– a ten-day festival which aimed…

7th April 2021

Why we need wetlands

The world’s wetlands are disappearing three times faster than its forests, with 90% lost since the 1700s. Wetlands are a…

19th February 2021