Poppies growing on disused industrial land, Jerneja Penca interview

Prof. Jerneja Penca: ‘Only recently biodiversity is recognised to play a hugely important role in climate adaptation and mitigation’

Interview with Jerneja Penca, Associate Professor at the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), Slovenia. She is the Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Blue Economy awarded to EMUNI. She is Managing Editor of the International Journal of Euro Mediterranean Studies. And she is also a lead author on the IPBES Transformative change assessment. ...

Poppies growing on disused industrial land, Thomas Elmqvist interview

Prof. Thomas Elmqvist: ‘The awareness now of the climate crisis will also increase people’s interest in taking more care of nature’

Interview with Thomas Elmqvist, professor in natural resource management at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. His work is interdisciplinary, exploring the dynamics of social ecological systems where humans are connected to ecosystems and its feedbacks and interactions. He led the UN-initiated global project “Cities and Biodiversity Outlook” and the Future Earth Project Urban Planet. He currently ...

Nature and Poppies growing on disused industrial land

Bringing biodiversity back from the brink: the EU Nature Restoration Law proposal

In June this year the European Commission released a proposal for a milestone: an EU Nature Restoration Law. It comes at a crucial moment in the crisis the natural world is facing. Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans described it as "threatening the very foundation of our life on Earth". Marking 30 years since the EU last ...