Author Archive:

Fred Nelson

Opinion Fred Nelson and John Kamanga 28 February 2022

To deliver conservation commitments, funding practices need to change

The past year has witnessed a surge of global financial commitments to support biodiversity, protected areas, ecosystem restoration, and related conservation efforts. Public and private funding is rapidly growing for ‘nature-based solutions’ to climate change, …

Opinion Fred Nelson, Katy Scholfield, Gemma Goodman and Nick Lapham 13 November 2020

Countering the biodiversity crisis with new funding models

Biodiversity loss and associated ecosystem collapse is an urgent global challenge – one of the top five risks to humanity according to the World Economic Forum. During the past 50 years, 60 per cent of …