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Associate, Institutional Relations / Rainforest Alliance / New York, NY

ASSOCIATE, INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS / RAINFOREST ALLIANCE / NEW YORK, NY

Rainforest Alliance/New York, NY The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which...

Slow Food in Uganda: Through a Filmmaker's Lens

SLOW FOOD IN UGANDA: THROUGH A FILMMAKER'S LENS

Uganda, nestled in the center of East Africa, has a remarkable wealth of biodiversity, integral to its gastronomy and culture. Crops...

 
 
 
Mapping the Critical Role of Indigenous Peoples in Global Conservation

MAPPING THE CRITICAL ROLE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN GLOBAL CONSERVATION

By Stephen Garnett and James Watson Hazda, Aranda, Orang Asli, Yanomami and Cherokee - Indigenous Peoples have many names around the...

Turning Indonesian Farmers into Food Entrepreneurs: A Conversation with Helianti Hilman

TURNING INDONESIAN FARMERS INTO FOOD ENTREPRENEURS: A CONVERSATION WITH HELIANTI HILMAN

Working directly with more than 50,000 small farmers , 2,000 food artisans, and over 50 partners in 23 countries across five continents...

 
 
 
Farming with Intentional Biodiversity

FARMING WITH INTENTIONAL BIODIVERSITY

“The day will come, probably in the near future, when prophylactically killing pests and weeds with toxic chemicals and neurotoxins...

Birding Lake Yojoa and Panacam Lodge

BIRDING LAKE YOJOA AND PANACAM LODGE

Honduras, a beautifully biodiverse Central American gem, offers everything birders look for in a travel destination, starting with...

 
 
 
Rwanda Dreaming

RWANDA DREAMING

The beginning of the northern summer is a good time to dream of some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. No, I am not talking of...

Sustainable tourism the key focus of UNWTO meeting in Fiji

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM THE KEY FOCUS OF UNWTO MEETING IN FIJI

The United Nation's World Tourism Organization held its 30th Joint Commissions Meeting in Nadi, Fiji's third largest city with keen...

 
 
 
Peru Creates New National Park to Protect Two Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest

PERU CREATES NEW NATIONAL PARK TO PROTECT TWO MILLION ACRES OF AMAZON RAINFOREST

The new Yaguas National Park is located in the northern region of Loreto, near the Colombian border, and will help protect the incredible...

COORDINATOR, GRANTS MANAGEMENT / RAINFOREST ALLIANCE / NEW YORK, NY

Rainforest Alliance/New York, NY The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which...

 
 
 
Can New Report Bring Transparency to the Food System?

CAN NEW REPORT BRING TRANSPARENCY TO THE FOOD SYSTEM?

Kavita Sharma is an environmental manager for the U.N. Environment Program Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Office. She coordinates...

Un Enfoque Divertido para los Educadores para Involucrar a los Estudiantes en Biodiversidad de Insectos & Cambio Climático

UN ENFOQUE DIVERTIDO PARA LOS EDUCADORES PARA INVOLUCRAR A LOS ESTUDIANTES EN BIODIVERSIDAD DE INSECTOS & CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO

LOGOTIPO DEL JUEGO. DISEÑO R. ISAÍ MADRIZ Los insectos generalmente no son muy atractivos a los ojos de muchos, fuera de las coloridas...

 
 
 
“The Environment is our Economy”

“THE ENVIRONMENT IS OUR ECONOMY”

Dr. Abdou Tenkouano is the Executive Director of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development. He...

Fatal Wolf Hybrid Attacks - The Archival Record

FATAL WOLF HYBRID ATTACKS - THE ARCHIVAL RECORD

Illustration of wolves from the Biodiversity Heritage Library , The Animal Kingdom, 1829. An introduction to wolf hybirds by animal...

 
 
 
Director, Human Resources / Rainforest Alliance / New York, NY

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES / RAINFOREST ALLIANCE / NEW YORK, NY

Rainforest Alliance/New York, NY The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which...

Slow Food and IFAD take the lead: Indigenous crops bring climate solutions for farmers in Brazil's Caatinga

SLOW FOOD AND IFAD TAKE THE LEAD: INDIGENOUS CROPS BRING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS FOR FARMERS IN BRAZIL'S CAATINGA

Longer dry seasons and unpredictable rainfall are having a serious impact on the farming communities in the semi-arid zone, or Caatinga...

 
 
 
Changing Women's Lives in Ivory Coast

CHANGING WOMEN'S LIVES IN IVORY COAST

In this piece by David Akana, the communications director of CORAF , an organization leading agricultural innovation in Western and...

Sanger Celebrates 25 Years by Generating 25 High-Quality Genomes of UK Species

SANGER CELEBRATES 25 YEARS BY GENERATING 25 HIGH-QUALITY GENOMES OF UK SPECIES

We're pleased to be teaming up with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute on a project to celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary: generating...

 
 
 

EFFICIENT COMPARATIVE PHYLOGENETICS ON LARGE TREES

AbstractMotivationBiodiversity databases now comprise hundreds of thousands of sequences and trait records. For example, the Open Tree...

The Sun Sets on Brazil

THE SUN SETS ON BRAZIL

For the last three years I have been travelling and collaborating across Brazil to increase awareness of the role of invasive alien...