Report: “Water for whom? Water scarcity and tree plantations in Arauco Province (Chile)”

Last March, the Report “¿Agua para quién?. Escasez hídrica y plantaciones forestales en la Provincia de Arauco” (“Water for whom? Water scarcity and tree plantations in Arauco Province”) was published as part of the Campaign “Agua que has de Beber” (Water to be drunk), promoted by Chilean NGO “Agrupación de Ingenieros Forestales por el Bosque … Continue reading Report: “Water for whom? Water scarcity and tree plantations in Arauco Province (Chile)”

Gudynas: Thinking like Araucarias: development and conservation in other timescales

by Eduardo Gudynas* The dramatic loss of forests in Southern Chile and Argentina challenges classical environmental policies. Their recovery requires environmental planning in the time scale of centuries and even beyond one thousand years. But the time scales considered under present-day development hardly deal with a few years of recovery. Consequently, an effective conservation requires … Continue reading Gudynas: Thinking like Araucarias: development and conservation in other timescales

Think Locally When Acting Globally: Wildlife Conservation at Stake in Tanzania

by Stephanie Loveless*  The last decades have shown that the global approach to nature conservation in Africa often has detrimental effects on the livelihoods of local people. This article gives insight into a conservation area in Tanzania and how it has been affecting local communities. Is it possible to find an approach that can further … Continue reading Think Locally When Acting Globally: Wildlife Conservation at Stake in Tanzania