Biodiversity



biosolarroof02
What I love about blogging is coming back to old posts with new developments and ideas. Years ago I was wondering what was the most sustainable : blue roofs (with solar panels) or green ones. Some people combine both ideas and this is a GREAT idea. 

Green and blue at the same time with Biosolar Roof


Tigers - image credits WWF
These are good news, according to Treehugger, tiger populations in India has been increasing by 58 percent since 2006. These are especially good news as the country is home to 70 percent of the world’s tiger populations.

Biodersity conservation measures do work



Food 2
Wasted food is a serious problem around the world as to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, ” Each year, 30 percent of global food production is lost after harvest or wasted in shops, households and catering services.”

Why tackling food waste is so critical





Jellyfish
We have all read news on how our civilization with deforestation, pollutions of all kinds and climate change – and more – is wiping off entire species of animals to the point that we may be on the verge of a great extinction. But don’t worry, some animals have no problem […]

10 species that will thrive on a warming world


le-nouveau-parc-naturel-de-la-mer-de-corail
More good news people ! New Caledonia – and France – are creating a marine protected area (MPA) of huge size : 1.3 million square kilometers : the parc naturel de la mer de Corail. This park will be amongst the largest MPAs in the world. Thanks to that, 16 percent of the waters […]

New Caledonia and France create huge Marine Protected Area


Madagascar
To TreeHugger and Science Daily, protecting a mere 17 percent of the land surfaces against human exploitation would protect two third of the plant species. However, there is a catch as we have to protect the right places… So if we have to protect the most of our biodiversity, we […]

Biodiversity, the importance of protecting the right areas



WWF : Stop Wildlife CrimeWWF : Stop Wildlife Crime
According to the WWF : ” In 50 years of conservation, we have never seen wildlife crime on such a scale. Wildlife crime is now the most urgent threat to three of the world’s best-loved species—elephants, rhinos and tigers. “ ” The global value of illegal wildlife trade is between […]

WWF : Stop wildlife crime


Deforestation in Indonesia
To the Agence France Presse : ” The world’s third-largest paper producer Asia Pulp and Paper said Tuesday it had stopped using logs from Indonesia’s natural forests, after fierce campaigning by green groups against the company.” ” The firm has in recent years lost packaging contracts with big brands such […]

Major company to stop deforestating Indonesia


Chagos islands, Indian ocean, largest MPA to date
Here are good news for marine conservation.To the BBC : ” A report to a UN meeting on biodiversity in Hyderabad reports that more than 8.3 million sq km – 2.3% of the global ocean area – is now protected.” ” The percentage is small but the rapid growth in […]

Marine Protected Areas increase tenfold