The International Day of Forests recognizes and promotes the importance and diversity of forests and the multiple ways in which they benefit our lives and the environment. In Cameroon, forests provide the wood needed to build homes and cook food, as well as a multitude of non-timber forest products upon which local people depend.
‘I’m passionate about what I do’ is arguably one of the most hollow, overused expressions in the CV writing handbook. For an increasing amount of people who clock-watch their way through a 9-5 existence, rarely getting the results or satisfaction that they are hoping for, having a passion for your work is more of a pipe dream than a tangible reality. Particularly for those further along the…
Many businesses seek to develop biodiversity indicators to inform business decision-making. However, nature is complex, and serious challenges exist to develop indicators that can cut through this complexity and display clear and simple measures of biodiversity through space and time that are relevant to business needs.
According to a recent report, from 2014 to 2016, 344 jaguar fangs (implying the killing of at least 87 jaguars) destined for China, were seized by the Bolivian Forestry and Environment Police (POFOMA) and the Bolivian Postal Company (ECOBOL). The authors of the report also found that radio advertisements and flyers promoting jaguar trade were being distributed in towns in northern Bolivia.