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In search of secret wildlife Part III: The power of knowledge

Hundreds of new species are discovered across the diverse tree of life around the world every year. Every single discovery is an exciting moment, but the number of them reveals how little we know about our fellow species, and just how much we need to learn while we try to mitigate our impact and [...]

By |2022-02-04T12:01:58+00:00August 11th, 2021|Amphibians, Conservation, Evidence, In search of secret wildlife, IUCN, Knowledge Base, Protected Areas, Red Listing|Comments Off on In search of secret wildlife Part III: The power of knowledge

5 things you might not know about plants

This summer, thousands of people are streaming through the gates of Kew Gardens for the widely advertised Chihuly exhibition of huge colourful sculptures inspired by natural patterns. But when Synchronicity Earth’s staff visited last week, they were led past the glass Sapphire Star by Kew’s research team, who showed them the science and conservation [...]

By |2019-07-01T09:45:57+00:00June 26th, 2019|Biodiversity, Conservation, Extinction, IUCN, Plants, Red Listing, Species|Comments Off on 5 things you might not know about plants

How to put a forgotten frog back on the map

Many conservation efforts are concentrated on the iconic threatened species: tigers, pandas and polar bears. Their familiar, fluffy faces draw our eyes, melt our hearts and open our purse strings. However, sometimes a happy accident can lead to a rediscovery of a forgotten species. But, what then? How can we put a neglected frog [...]

By |2019-05-28T08:00:54+00:00May 24th, 2019|Amphibians, Biodiversity, Conservation, Conservation Optimism, Extinction, IUCN, Red Listing, Species|Comments Off on How to put a forgotten frog back on the map