Assessing species' vulnerability to climate change is a prerequisite for developing effective strategies to conserve them. The last three decades have seen exponential growth in the number of studies evaluating how, how much, why, when, and where species will be impacted by climate change.
A consortium lead by the GEO BON Secretariat at iDiv, in collaboration with NatureServe, the University of Córdoba (Spain) and several local organizations in Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia, will work towards establishing a sustained, user driven, locally operated, harmonized and scalable regional biodiversity observation network for the Tropical Andes region.
Sightings of black colored canids in Central and South America are quite rare. Scientists from NatureServe member Instituto Biótropicos recorded the first ever sighting of a black-colored Maned Wolf in Brazil.
We sat down with Kathy Abusow, President and CEO at Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), to learn about her passion for the forestry industry, what everyday people can do to make our forests more sustainable, the importance of diversity in the sector, and much more.