Saving Barcelona’s Serra de Collserola

Saving Barcelona’s Serra de Collserola

Barcelona, Spain: the land of Antoni Gaudi, La Sagrada Familia, 1.6 million residents, street performers, beachgoers, La Rambla, tapas…..and shrinking natural spaces. The Serra de Collserola mountain range, located on the outskirts of the bustling metropolis, is one...
How One Man in Ecuador is Growing an “Eco-City”

How One Man in Ecuador is Growing an “Eco-City”

“It is so important that students know about our environment. We give them a different education than they would get in a classroom, doing activities that allow them to love and understand nature. We work in nurseries, grow plants, and do projects that minimize the...
Flamingos Flourish in Mumbai’s New Sanctuary

Flamingos Flourish in Mumbai’s New Sanctuary

Mumbai has already been setting records for urban wildlife preservation for decades, since the 104-square-kilometer Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), located within the city borders, was established in 1974. But the city surpassed expectations yet again on August...
Regenerating a Wild Future for the Motor City

Regenerating a Wild Future for the Motor City

Fifty years ago, the Detroit River was one of the most polluted waterways in North America. Oil pollution routinely caused massive duck kills, and many of Detroit’s native species were nowhere to be found. In the throes of industry and development, the Motor City was...
Catastrophe ignites concern for Ghana’s environment

Catastrophe ignites concern for Ghana’s environment

“We’re on a quest to convey the kind of message we want to Ghanaians,” said Benjamin Bentil, long-time conservation advocate and post-harvest specialist in Accra. “People have no regard for the ecology,” Benjamin described. “They never saw the importance of protecting...