Night had begun to fall when we found the small dirt track. We’d already traveled for over two days to get here. The Serra da Estrela, Portugal, is a place like no other. On surface level you see deep forests, steep gorges and sunsets that remind you of the African plains. But as you look a little closer you begin to see a lie: Invasive eucalyptus. Where Eucalyptus stops, seas of maritime pine – thin, tall, closely packed – flood to the plains below, another alien from post-war industrialisation. What is initially a beautiful sight is in fact a matchbox mountain, just waiting for a spark.
A woman married to nature: The inspiration behind ‘The Woman from the Mangrove’ and ‘The girl who fell in love with the mangrove. ’
A filmmaker discovers how to spread the word about climate change – and her animated short – in fun and creative ways!
"I wanted more people to know how magnificent and important corals are, and to care enough to do something about them"; this thought resulted in an exciting storytelling project - I'm with Lorac! Read to know more about the journey behind the first novel of this project where Neus, a marine researcher and writer, attempts to spread awareness about corals and climate change using characters and settings inspired by her experiences working in remote islands of Burma.
A picture tells a thousand words… well, in this case, each picture tells a story of conservation optimism.
From orchids to gibbons, we have been collecting photos from conservationists all around the world to inspire us as conservation optimists.