2011 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

Stephen R Carpenter, Professor of Zoology and Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US, is the recipient of the 2011 Stockholm Water Prize. Professor Carpenter’s groundbreaking research has shown how lake ecosystems are affected by the surrounding landscape and by human activities. His findings have formed the basis for concrete solutions on how … Read more

Thousands of Undiscovered Plant Species Worldwide Face Extinction

A new study involving conservationist Dr David Roberts from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent, has revealed that thousands of rare flowering plant species worldwide may become extinct before scientists can even discover them. Combining their own methodology with data from the online World Checklist of Selected Plant Families at … Read more