News & Blog – May 2015

Wooden personalities: how I learned that trees are remarkable and worth saving

Posted on by Marta Calix

Trees. Until a couple of months ago, I thought trees played three main roles in the field of conservation biology. First, trees are components of animal habitat, and provide food and shelter for other creatures. Second, trees act as carbon sinks, unwitting and often underappreciated heroes in the fight against climate change. And third, a variety…

Local and global links for tree conservation celebrated in the United States of America

Posted on by David Gill

Fauna & Flora International’s David Gill describes his recent visit to the USA, and the opportunity for new global partnerships for threatened tree conservation. I arrived in the United States at a perfect time of year to see, celebrate and promote conservation of threatened trees. Spring had sprung and Washington D.C.’s cherry trees had decorated…