Iceland is like somewhere I've never visited before, it was truly breathtaking.
Tropical forests store huge amounts of carbon and are one of the most biodiverse habitats in the world, however they are being converted at alarming rates. A report concluded that land-use planning measures that conserve carbon stocks will also conserve biodiversity and vice-versa. This science-for-policy paper for the Oil palm Research-Policy Partnership Network, was drafted by Dr Jennifer Lucey and Professor Jane Hill [...]
Something I have always been interested in is wildlife corridors. With increasing habitat fragmentation there is a higher risk of local extinction and by reconnecting habitats we can maintain ecological processes and allow for migration and genetic mixing, particularly for large wide-ranging species. The threat of isolating populations vulnerability to stochastic events is increased with habitat [...]