Synchronicity Earth

Synchronicity Earth is a charitable foundation with an ambitious vision: a sustainable planet that values the interconnectivity and interdependence of all living things.

Pages tagged with “ecosystem”

  • You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone

    "Sharks are beautiful animals, and if you're lucky enough to see lots of them, that means that you're in a healthy ocean. You should be afraid if you are in the ocean and don't see sharks."                                                …

  • Mangroves

    This is the first in our series of Spotlight features focusing on a specific ecosystem or habitat, looking at what makes it unique and worth protecting. We will highlight the work of some of the conservation projects and people working hard to protect and/or restore these places for their diversity of species and intrinsic value, as well as their value to…

  • A landmark victory for the deep seas

    These are challenging times for the EU, but amidst all the uncertainty, there was cause for celebration last week for ocean lovers across Europe. The European Commission, European Parliament and the Council of the EU finally reached agreement to implement new regulations on deep sea bottom trawling in the Northeast Atlantic. After many years of campaigning, Synchronicity Earth project partners Bloom Association…

  • Job Opportunity - Junior Research Analyst (Maternity Cover)

    Reporting to: Portfolio Lead Last updated: June 2016 Salary:  Starting from £25,000 per annum Contract Type: Fixed Term for 6 months with the possibility of extension. Closing Date: 18th July, 2016 Start Date: Early September, 2016 Applications (CV and Cover Letter) to: info@synchronicityearth.org What is Synchronicity Earth? Synchronicity Earth is an enterprising charity with an ambitious vision: we wish to…

  • Why Conservation is Important

    By Henry Ficklin, aged 10. Many animals like the cod, the dodo and the American passenger pigeon used to be plentiful. But now two of these are extinct and the cod is very endangered. This can only be explained by human actions. Humans would use or eat these animals without being worried about conserving them. Numbers declined until they became…

  • SCALE

    Many of the threats facing wildlife and natural ecosystems are simply too large and entrenched to be tackled by any one organisation. Powerful vested interests often stand in the way of environmental progress, and conservation groups are unable to compete directly in terms of resources and influence. The response of conservationists can be described as tactical rather than strategic –…

  • Portfolios & Projects

    Our in-house team conducts research and analysis on a number of important themes in global conservation, as well as performing due diligence on charities. This helps us map out where the greatest needs are for conservation, what needs to be done, and the most effective organisations to partner with. This research forms the basis of our portfolios. These are made…

  • Species

    The protection of all species is the fundamental measure of conservation success and a test of our ability to halt and reverse man-made environmental problems. All species play a part in the functioning of healthy ecosystems, which in turn affect the wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants. Maintaining biodiversity – a high number and variety of species – is key to…

  • Oceans

    Oceans make up our biggest ecosystem, covering over 70 per cent of our planet. They provide many millions of people with food and livelihoods, buffer coastal communities against storms and the impacts of climate change, and produce more than half of the oxygen in the atmosphere. The seas are also home to a huge array of life, from deep-diving giants…