Biodiversity

Our way of life effects the environment and biodiversity. We overfish oceans and cut down forests for toilet paper and steak. We destroy wildlife habitats, leading to extinction of flora and fauna.

We can change the way we consume and urge politicians to implement regulations for the protection of species. If we create sanctuaries for endangered species, we can preserve biodiversity.

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News KInsecta: A Census for Insects

How many insects fly around us? Which species are out and about in our gardens, meadows and cities? It’s not an easy question to answer. But in the future, the KInsecta project will make it possible for researchers and interested laypeople to easily collect and evaluate data on the local insect world. Read on

Organisation Save the Elephants

Save the Elephants is a London-headquartered nonprofit organization founded in September 1993 by Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Save the Elephants works to sustain elephant populations and preserve the habitats in which elephants are found, while at the same time fostering a heightened appreciation and visibility for elephants and their often fragile existence. Read on