What does it mean for conservation to be inclusive

18 October
2017
Jesse Hastings

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Snow Leopard

Conservation will only succeed in its goals if it is inclusive. But what does it mean in theory and in practice and how can Altus Impact can help you find ways to ensure your conservation efforts go beyond the ‘fences and fines’ approach, to something that supports local livelihoods and is resilient to changing pressures.

Sustainability is [actually] a destination, not [just] a journey

18 October
2017
Andrew Buckwell

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wind turbine at sunset

Thinking about sustainability only as a ‘journey’ can leave us unsure of what the destination might be. The Future-Fit Business Benchmark sets out ambitious environmental and social goals, but ultimately defines the standard to which business must aspire to keep the planet safe and humanity prosperous.

Using data to communicate environmental issues

18 October
2017
Andrew Buckwell

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Crunching code

Communicating environmental issues involves interpreting complex scientific data and building a narrative around the key insights. By using effective data visualizations, publishers can tell even more compelling stories.

Improving Great Barrier Reef water quality

18 October
2017
Andrew Buckwell

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The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is a national and global icon. But it’s no secret it is in trouble, facing serious long term declines in coral cover from chronic human stresses, such as nutrient run-off, climate change and ocean acidification. A serious policy re-think is required, if it is to be saved.

Is Arctic sea ice now in death spiral?

18 October
2017
Andrew Buckwell

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Arctic sea ice

One of the most tangible and visual representations of a major bio-physical system under going change as a result of a warming planet is the melting of the Arctic ice cap. And it is disappearing fast.