Breaking down the barriers between environment, security, and peace
A new massive open online course on Environmental Security starting on February 11.
Jaguar conservation goes global
A new international roadmap aims to save Latin America’s iconic feline.
Announcing a tech breakthrough to save elephants and lions and much more
LDF is proud to announce the release of a new potentially game-changing technology, TrailGuard AI. Built in collaboration with our grantee RESOLVE and Intel, TrailGuard AI takes advantage of advances in artificial intelligence to stop poachers before they kill
Eavesdrop on forest sounds to effectively monitor biodiversity, researchers say
Recording and analyzing forest soundscapes can be an effective way of monitoring changes in animal communities in tropical forests and human presence, researchers say in a new commentary published in Science.
While California burns U.S. insurance companies continue to finance coal & climate destruction
U.S. insurance companies are fueling global warming by propping up fossil fuels.
Juliana v. United States moves forward, again
The United States Supreme Court denied the Trump administration’s application for stay in the landmark constitutional climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States.
U.S. household food purchasing a major source of greenhouse gas emissions
The urgent problem of climate change requires that we all find ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions we generate in our daily lives, and that could start with changing what we eat.
More than USD1 billion per year needed to secure Africa’s protected areas with lions
Investing in Africa’s parks and reserves could save Africa’s lions, benefit people and secure priceless global assets.
How much oil palm can we grow without drastically impacting mammal communities in Colombia?
As oil palm plantations continue to expand in Latin America, identifying critical transitions in land use, at which animal communities can be drastically altered, is crucial for conservation planning.
The latest climate science must mobilize us, not paralyze us
The long-awaited new IPCC report makes for grim reading: To avoid severe economic and social shocks and protect essential ecosystems, we urgently need to limit the increase in global temperature to within 1.5° C. But how?
Missing pathways to 1.5°C
The role of the land sector in ambitious climate action.
A message from Amazon leaders to world leaders
Indigenous leaders from across the Amazon Basin released a declaration calling for the consolidation of the biggest environmental and cultural corridor in the world to unite protected areas with indigenous territories, recover degraded areas and promote the sustainable use of the forest.