“Now is the time for world leaders to act. Help protect 30% of the planet by 2030.” That’s the message on the Campaign for Nature website. Why 2030? Currently, almost half of our planet is in a natural state, and 15% of the land and 7% of the ocean are covered by protected areas. Campaign […]

Eco-tourism has changed everyone’s life in Donsol, Philippines. It is helping build livelihoods for local residents while bolstering whale shark populations. CNN reports on this shift in nature’s balance — from destruction to preservation — in this remote area: “Welcome to Donsol, the home of the gentle giants,” Alan Amanse says, smiling broadly at us […]