Ecosystems

Launching Synchronicity Earth USA

Synchronicity Earth (SE) USA was created to support the work of Synchronicity Earth (a charity registered in England and Wales), which develops and funds programmes to address overlooked and underfunded conservation challenges for globally threatened species and ecosystems. The co-founder of Synchronicity Earth, Jessica Sweidan, is the founder of SE USA and Chair of [...]

By |2018-10-02T11:48:29+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Creating Awareness, Ecosystems, Events, Freshwater, Ocean, Oceans, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Launching Synchronicity Earth USA

The Fabric of Life Series

Synchronicity Earth is proud to be launching its Fabric of Life series in partnership with The Environmental Funders Network, Canopy Planet and The Sustainable Angle. Fabric of Life is a series of collaborative and participatory events to engage and empower participants to support change by providing: • An understanding of the threats that the current fashion [...]

By |2018-09-07T11:14:40+00:00September 7th, 2018|Art, Biodiversity, Biophilia, Ecosystems, Fashion, Species|Comments Off on The Fabric of Life Series

Thinking big on freshwater conservation

Sinking sharks and freshwater pandas When people think about Earth’s larger animals they usually think of the tiger burning bright in Asia’s forests, or great herds of wildebeest sweeping across the African savannah. The amazing cinematography of shows like the BBC’s Blue Planet has even brought the larger species of the world’s oceans [...]

By |2022-08-15T14:59:09+00:00July 25th, 2018|Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Fish, Freshwater, Hydropower, Rivers|Comments Off on Thinking big on freshwater conservation

Why conserve amphibians? An interview with Phil Bishop

Phil Bishop wears many hats. He is the Chief Scientist of the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA), a role he has had since the Alliance started back in 2011. He is also co-Chair of the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG). The job he gets paid to do is Professor of Zoology and Director of [...]

By |2018-04-26T08:04:28+00:00April 26th, 2018|Amphibians, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Interviews|Comments Off on Why conserve amphibians? An interview with Phil Bishop

Swimming upstream: working to prevent the extinction of freshwater fishes

Synchronicity Earth has an affinity for overlooked and underfunded species: it is at the heart of what we do. Our Freshwater Programme embraces this – perhaps more than any other strand of our work. Earth is a blue planet, and as well as its vast oceans, its rivers and lakes also harbour an [...]

By |2018-06-01T16:40:21+00:00February 8th, 2018|Ecosystems, Fish, Freshwater, Species|Comments Off on Swimming upstream: working to prevent the extinction of freshwater fishes

Freshwater – a cinderella issue

Freshwater has long been a Cinderella issue i.e. routinely ignored but deserving more attention. Freshwater ecosystems - rivers, lakes, wetlands - cover less than one per cent of the earth’s surface, yet are home to up to 50 per cent of all fish species. Despite its importance, freshwater biodiversity is currently low down on environmental [...]

By |2018-08-31T17:01:30+00:00June 13th, 2017|Ecosystems, Freshwater, Programmes, Species|0 Comments