Governments, citizens and private actors all participate in conservation of nature.
From saving threatened and endangered plants and animals, to establishing and managing biosphere reserves and protected areas, conservation is about protecting species and ecosystems - natural resources upon which humans depend. DW presents an automated compilation of content touching on conservation.
Europe has long struggled with overfishing. The EU has set itself the target of fishing within scientifically advised limits by 2020. Now that the UK is set to leave the EU, their fishing regulations are less certain. In this interview with Debbie Crockard from the Marine Conservation Society in the UK, we delve into what Brexit means for Europe's waters.
We have a complex relationship with the other living beings around us. From farming animals, keeping pets, and even conservation work to restore creatures’ habitats. We exercise god-like control over the environment around us, making decisions about which creatures deserve to live amongst us, and which of them don’t.
Polling from the Pew Research Center last year found that millennials in the US's Republican party were twice as likely as older conservatives to believe that Earth's warming is mainly caused by humans. The American Conservation Coalition is a group of concerned, and conservative, young environmental activists. University student and 21-year-old, Benji Backer is the group's founder and president.