Australian bushfires prompt conversation about land management practices

JUDY WOODRUFF: The Australian bushfires are still burning in parts of that country. The fires have claimed the lives of more than 30 people, including three American firefighters who died in an air tanker crash. Tens of millions of acres of land have burned so far this season. The toll on the forest and the…

5 things ants can teach us about management | BBC Ideas

Ants and human societies are similar in many ways. They live in communities numbering from just a few individuals up to many millions. They can build vast empires that span the world. They conduct diplomacy with neighbouring settlements. And they can even go to war with each other. All the ants have just one single…

What Do You Think of Holistic Management?

Okay, this is Q&A, week 19, so we’re really getting through it. Our first question is from Annemiek. What do you think of holistic management in terms of solutions for grasslands and desertification? Is it the ultimate solution for global crisis that Savory makes it sound like it is in his TED talk? Secondarily, are…

Nature 4 Life! – Healthy Communities Partnership

Many of us have fond memories of childhood days spent roaming and playing in the out of doors. What fun we had! Children today have less time for unstructured creative play outside. They are spending an average of seven hours a day in screen time. Children connected to nature are healthy, happy and ready to…

Nori is a Techstars Sustainability company in partnership with The Nature Conservancy

My name is August Ritter. I’m theprogram director for the sustainability accelerator. I work for the Nature Conservancy and the accelerator is a partnership that we have with Techstars. Nori got into the 2019 Techstars Sustainability program that’s in partnership with the Nature Conservancy. We’re so excited to be here it has already been incredibly…

New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy

Aotearoa we have extraordinary and unique plants and animals, found nowhere else on earth. We have the only alpine parrot in the world the kea! We also have hamata, the snow tussock. Tikumu, the mountain daisy and the grand skink. We have whio — they’re white water specialists. They have big, webbed feet for negotiating…

Sri Lanka Fruit Market

This is so exciting! Kandy market and it just buzzes with color, activity, people and the stores you can buy anything here, anything at all, but the most incredible part of Kandy market are their beautiful fruit stores. I mean just just look at this. Look how they display their fruits. I think they’re so…

Public Planet Partnerships is showing businesses how to ‘partner’ with nature // Expo Live: Bahrain

So, the Public-Planet Partnerships’ methodology is a firm act to help humans to collaborate with the rest of the natural world so by humans we mean governments innovators and businesses By the natural world, we mean nature its 9 million plus species USD 100 trillion in ecosystem services and 3.8 billion euros in research and…