Feel the love

Check out my latest post on the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) blog:   Enough of sad tales of threat and extinction, let’s spread the love for biodiversity instead. That’s the message from a recent campaign from IUCN’s Commission on Education and Communication (CEC)called “Love. Not loss”. The campaign aims to inspire all those working to conserve … [Read more…]

Interview for PARSUK Newsletter

I was recently interviewed for the newsletter of PARSUK, the Portuguese Association of Researchers and Students in the UK in the aftermat of winning the 2012 IUCN – Thomson Reuters Media Award. You can read the full text here: PARSUK Interview

Winning the IUCN/Thomson Reuters Environmental Award!

For more than ten years, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) has partnered with Thomson Reuters Foundation to honour environmental journalism with the IUCN – Thomson Reuters Environmental Media Award. IUCN is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2012 Award is Diogo Veríssimo, a conservation biologist from Portugal with a passion for … [Read more…]

Advising new conservation journal

I have been invited to be on the Advisory board of the newly created Asian Journal of Conservation Biology (AJCB) http://www.ajcb.in/index.php. The journal is being hosted by the Turtle Conservation & Research Programme (TCRP) and aims to provide a reliable source of information concerning the biodiversity conservation, natural resources management, sustainable development, legal status, survival prospects of all wildlife … [Read more…]