Rolex Laureate Barbara Block has advanced the technological boundaries for ocean observation of marine animals by deploying six electronic buoys and two ocean gliders in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans to monitor marine predators, opening  new windows into the oceans – one through which people around the globe can now observe and begin to… Read more

A year after winning a Rolex Award, Aggrey Otieno is expanding his project to save the lives of mothers and babies to a neighbouring slum. With his 24-hour telemedicine centre, Otieno’s project in Korogocho, where he was born and grew up, has already improved survival  prospects for women and children living there. His new focus… Read more

Meeting attendees, from the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) and Holistic Management The federal government has announced it will work with civil society organizations on a series of national pilots to combat desertification.  The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) visited the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve… Read more

On 18th September 2013 in New York City, distinguished pioneers and leaders in environmental conservation were recognized with the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) “Champions of the Earth” Award. Among the list of award-winners, were Janez Potocnik, European Commissioner for the Environment; Carlo Petrini, founder of the Slow Food movement; Izabella Teixeira, Brazil’s Environment Minister… Read more


Call of the mountain

October 25, 2013

Testing his mental and physical limits, and experiencing the extraordinary beauty of the mountains, is a driving force for mountaineer and polar explorer Lonnie Dupré. With tenacity, he says, anyone can attain their goals. Read more