My main concern science, policy and society at large is lack of a caring attitude: it seems we care less for each other and for the quality of our living environment than needed (...)
We know only a tiny part of the biodiversity that future generations could benefit from. We should not destroy this potential
An ecological but desperatly derisory way of life
Humanity is destroying biodiversity at an unprecedented rate. Moving the human race to another planet is still science-fiction. To save ourselves, we need to save our planet first.
LESS IS MORE and complexity will serve the sustainability
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”.
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 (...)
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.
In my personal life, I have been concerned for a long time by the issues associated to the industrial production of meat; I was thus vegetarian for 20 years; I am no more vegetarian (...)
My concern, which sometimes keeps me awake at night, is that we, humans, are threatening the very inhabitability of the only inhabitable planet in the solar system