Environment

Can you put a price on nature? | Damian Carrington

The idea of conservation credits is now being pushed hard by government. Can it work? How much is a bluebell worth? Or a rabbit-riddled down? Or a walk through a squelchy marsh buzzing with birds? Or the nation’s population of otters? These are the tough questions that need to answered if biodiversity offsets – also(…)

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Can you put a price on nature? | Damian Carrington

The idea of conservation credits is now being pushed hard by government. Can it work? How much is a bluebell worth? Or a rabbit-riddled down? Or a walk through a squelchy marsh buzzing with birds? Or the nation’s population of otters? These are the tough questions that need to answered if biodiversity offsets – also(…)

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At Risk: The Dark Continent

Environmental problems in Africa are becoming overwhelming. Lost in the constant news about bloody wars, civil strife, and unspeakable atrocities against civilians by rebel groups and soldiers, is the fact that Africa is facing an environmental disaster. Some of the main issues are deforestation, air and water pollution, loss of soil and soil fertility, and(…)

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