Quebec’s Committment to HALF

Quebec’s Committment to HALF

Last month, the Quebec government said it plans “to dedicate 50% of the territory of the Plan Nord to protecting the environment, safeguarding biodiversity and developing the natural heritage, as well as to various types of development that do not rely on...

ICOSA Radio features Harvey Locke on Nature Needs Half

A few weeks ago, ICOSA, a Denver CO based organization, hosted Harvey Locke on their radio show to talk about large landscape connectivity, the Yellowstone to Yukon conservation initiative and Nature Needs Half.  ICOSA’s community based approach lead to a great...

New Resource on Marine Protected Areas

Most often when we discuss “wilderness areas” the first image that comes into mind is a big, wild area of land.  For me, I think of mountains — mostly because mountain areas here in Colorado are very wild.  Admittedly, I also love mountains and have...
The State of the Elephant

The State of the Elephant

Last week the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), the international body created to protect wildlife from over-exploitation, met to discuss – among other items – the current state of illegal elephant ivory trade and poaching. Leading up to...