• Community based reserve for protecting freshwater fish biodiversity
    A recent research highlighted how a network of grassroots reserves could protects tropical river fish diversity. Intensive fisheries have reduced fish biodiversity and abundance in aquatic ecosystems worldwide. ‘No-take’ marine reserves have become a cornerstone of marine ecosystem-based fisheries management, and their benefits for adjacent fisheries are maximized when reserve design fosters synergies among nearby…
  • Inland Waters – Post CBD 2020 (Aichi) Targets
    Our sustainable future depends upon targeted actions for conservation of inland waters The Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 suggests that the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)’s 2020 (Aichi) Targets to protect ecosystems and their biodiversity will not be achieved. This is especially the case for inland waters – rivers, lakes, springs, and other freshwater ecosystems often classified…