Biodiversity is life. Biodiversity is our life. 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. IUCN’s Countdown 2010 initiative encourages its partners to boost efforts in 2010.
Dr Igor Prokofyev is the director of PERESVET (Grassroots Alliance) and head of bio-monitoring at Bryansk University. Igor won the 2011 Whitley Award donated by The Garfield Weston Foundation for inspiring communities in Western Russia to take part in the country’s first ever conservation movement for bats and ensuring the region remains a world-relevant haven for them.
Ross Watson, the RSPB’s site manager at Abernethy, talks about his varied work at the reserve and gives his personal thoughts about living in such a dramatic environment.
CLIMATE TRACKERS is a European campaign to inform citizens about the effects of climate change on biodiversity, and to encourage them to reduce their impact on the climate.
This week’s green.tv news are full of stories from sea level up to the highest peak on Mount Everest.
Cranes are among Europe’s largest birds and well-loved because of their enthusiastic display dances and bugle-like call. The Great Crane Project has great plans to restore a healthy population of european cranes throughout the UK, so that people can once again experience these beautiful birds. The story so far is captured in this inspiring 2-partshort film.
In 2010, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) celebrates 25 years of conservation success. This video showcases three of the people and projects supported around the world.
Providing the 4 components of habitat is not enough. Naturalist David Mizejewski tells you how to go green in your garden and help wildlife too.
This video tells the story of Junichi Satu and Toru Suzuki (the Tokyo Two), the anti-whaling activists soon to be tried in Japan for the supposedly heinous crime of informing their government that crew members on the whaling ships were stealing meat and selling it on the black market.
The hen harrier is Britain’s most endangered bird of prey, with only 10 pairs breeding successfully in England in 2008. This is due principally to illegal killing, particularly on driven grouse moors. We need your help to save them.