What is Conservation?2022-05-30T09:45:19+00:00

What is Conservation?

Tess Gatan Balbas, Mabuwaya Foundation. Image © Merlijn Van Weerd
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Our Director of Strategic Conservation, Dr Simon Stuart, explores what nature conservation really means, trying to keep a balance between, on the one hand, clarity to a non-specialist audience, and on the other hand, not shying away from some of the most difficult and challenging issues.

What is conservation?

It’s obvious isn’t it? It’s all about saving nature; trying to keep all the beautiful places, species and habitats – in short, the wonders of the natural world – on this Earth.