Main concerns: Natural habitats, especially primary forests which sustain the highest biodiversity are disappearing at an alarming rate. Actions: At professional level, to support (...)
My main concern, as a conservation biologist, is the disappearance of nature. I have been a conservation biologist for 40 years now, working mostly in the tropics but also in (...)
Nature is a common good and few people value it more than evolutionary biologists like myself. But nature is increasingly falling victim to the “tragedy of the commons”.
Whatever I have to buy, I wonder what impact it has on the planet. More responsible alternatives almost systematically exist
Travelling by bicycle, buying products in cooperative supermarkets, marching for climate... All this is a good thing but...
Global threats require global, political actions. Individual actions are also important to support political initiatives. Adapting to change provides freedom, joy and awareness.
Besides an ecological problem, I see climate change also as a (gigantic) social question.
In the context of the management of the Soignes forest (Brussels), adoption of measures to adapt to climate change and measures to better preserve biodiversity.
There is enormous power in exemplarity; and there is psychological comfort in coherence.
My main concern is on climate change for its impacts on sea level rise as well as on extreme events. It is a global issue in the sense that countries with the highest CO2 emissions (...)