Protecting people and human rights through nature
Many of us don‚Äôt think twice about the services nature provides us or how vital these are for the most vulnerable amongst us.¬† We recently had the opportunity to speak ¬†together about the interdependence of human rights and biodiversity, at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, in an event organised to […]Read more
Behind the flatpack – how IKEA is helping protect virgin forest in Romania
Strong, light, flexible, attractive and renewable ‚Äď wood is the ultimate raw material. No one knows this better than global home furnishings giant IKEA. One of the biggest users of timber in the retail sector, a full two thirds of the company‚Äôs product sales contain wood. And yet while we all enjoy the affordable Scandinavian […]Read more
Ever wondered how to dive responsibly with sharks and rays?
Even though I have logged too many dives to keep count, almost none of them have been for recreation. In my early diving days as a commercial diver, not a single dive was with the animals that had drawn me to study marine biology in the first place: sharks. The shallow fringing coral reef systems […]Read more