Worried about population growth and the pressures of feeding a hungry planet? Don’t have a cow, cultivate one rather. Meanwhile, venison might help us buck the trend.
Tipping points, landscape ecology and climate change
We are all in a desperate race for net-zero to halt the changing climate. Plus we are in the middle of an unprecedented biodiversity crisis, e.g., wild mammals now reported to make up only 2% of the global land mammalian biomass (the majority of which is livestock).
The consumption of wild meat remains a morally contested and controversial issue in conservation policy and science.
Pressing environmental problems are coming home to roost. Smart rangeland management can help change this, but we must act now, while learning from the past.
Boosting biodiversity could benefit farmers back pocket, writes Laylaa Teixeira Sampaio.
Keen to bag generous funding for your ecology or natural sciences research? No sweat, just be sure your plan promises big, bold solutions to African problems.
Journalists and scientists often speak at cross purposes – even a “different language”. Are there ways for them to understand each other better in the interests of the public good?
The use of hi-tech like virtual reality was the subject of a Tipping Points Episode 9 webinar hosted by Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation on 24 November 2022.
African researchers are marshalling their arguments for COP27 to assert that what Africa can do to tackle climate change must be informed by its specific conditions for which solutions tailored for Europe, Asia or America will not work.
Africa is the most vulnerable continent in the face of climate change, according to the team leader of the African Group of Negotiators Expert Support (AGNES), Dr George Wamukoya. He stresses the importance of formulating a strong position for Africa to present at COP27, taking place in Egypt in November.