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This article was first published as a commentary on Mongabay on April 22nd 2020, written by Blue Ventures’ Executive Director, Dr Alasdair Harris. Blue Ventures is an NGO that develops community-led approaches to marine conservation that benefit communities and the environment. Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on vulnerable communities in the Global South go far beyond...
While global efforts to tackle poverty are making progress, conservation isn’t following the same trajectory. The world’s oceans are warming and the abundance of life on earth is dropping at rates unprecedented in human history. Globally, a million plant and animal species are now threatened with extinction putting at risk humanity’s life support systems. All...