Do you live in an urban setting? If so, consider planting a rooftop garden. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings can provide fresh food, contact with nature and beauty, habitats or corridors for wildlife, noise absorption, recreational opportunities, cooling mechanisms, hydrological advantages and less pollution. What’s more, large-scale adoption could even have ecological benefits. Nine good reasons to […]

The well-known French photographer, reporter and environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand and film-maker Michael Pitiot have produced a film that is able to change the way humans look at the animal kingdom. It’s been called an “ode to the beauty of the world”. Assisted by wildlife cinematographers, the film, called Terra, asks what our lives will be like tomorrow, whether […]

Shekar Dattatri is a film-maker from India, who has produced documentaries on his country’s wildlife to bring certain issues to the attention of the public, including a recent film on tiger conservation. “The Truth about Tigers” is about the tiger’s alarming rate of decline, but it offers solutions to the problem. At the same time, […]