As an oceanographer, my main concern is the adverse impact of overfishing, microplastics, habitat degradation, sea water temperature rise, acidification, eutrophication, chemicals (...)
Protecting biodiversity requires a rethinking of our economy and policy
Main concerns: as a biologist, I know Earth history was compound of successive massive extinctions followed by recolonisations and biodiversity explosions. I was first quite (...)
I do not think that there are environmental concerns specific to my field.They are in common with all fields in biological, chemical and biomedical sciences, but here is clearly (...)
As an environmentalist, I try to reduce my consumption and my waste, to use public transport and to buy organic/local food. As a family, we could do more.
Over the last 20 years I have been working in the field of international development. My main concerns, based on a large number of field missions, are related to the decline of (...)
Forest vulnerability, our vulnerability, the same challenge?
Sea water temperature rise through global warming will have disastrous cascading effects on the marine productivity and thus human food security.
The main problem I see is the over-use of available global resources. In my own field of expertise -wetland research- this includes drainage leading to large losses of biodiversity (...)
As some will know and others are trying to ignore, the world is changing rapidly. Our planet is filling up with people and all that they produce. Someone once told me this wonderful (...)