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New Video: Ret. General Anthony Zinni on Natural Resources and Security

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

In a new video by the Alliance for Global Conservation, retired Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni, former commander in chief of U.S. Central Command, explains how environmental degradation can lead to global instability.

Water, Poverty and New Local Business Alternatives

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

According to a recent UN report, the poorest of the poor, people living on less than $2 per day, get more than half of their income from the benefits that nature provides. We can't reach our conservation goals without addressing poverty.

Women are Key to Global Conservation

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

In 1991, my 9-year-old daughter Rachel traveled with me to Guatemala where we were struck by the heartbreaking rural poverty and mudslides worsened by widespread deforestation.

Guest Post: Beth Kaplin - Women and the impact of the Global Conservation Act

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

Women in developing countries are often disproportionately affected by environmental degradation. Beth Kaplin, a tropical ecologist, has seen this tim...

Guest Post: Ret. Gen. Anthony Zinni - A Healthy Environment Contributes to National Security and Peace

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

One would scarcely expect environmental degradation to make pirates out of regular people. But that's exactly what happened when some Somali fishermen...

Blogging for Nature: A Welcome from the Alliance for Global Conservation

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

The last remnants of the world's natural areas are quickly disappearing—taking with them species that have lived on the planet much longer than h...