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Photo: Zafer Kazilkaya/AKD

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

Berlinga Harbour

Bringing nature back to the Berlengas archipelago

In the first of a series of guest articles called the rewards of nature restoration, Joana Andrade tells us how she…

19th May 2021

Monk seal cave proves popular in Gökova Bay

New footage from Turkey is showing that conservation efforts are paying off, as several Mediterranean monk seals have been spotted…

23rd April 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

Nature-based economy strengthened in Portugal’s Côa Valley with launch of new network

Nature-based businesses often operate more effectively when they work together, multiplying the benefits for themselves, their clients as well as…

26th March 2021