At A Glance column

Ring-necked parakeet
Mark Carwardine demystifies the issues surrounding alien species.
Dugong
CITES has received much media attention, particularly in the past few months in the wake of the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Johannesburg. But how much do you know about the CITES agreement? Mark Cawardine demystifies all.
Lapwing
The Ramsar Convention is an international effort between governments to conserve wetlands and their resources.
African wild dog
The Red List is widely recognised as the best measure of how the world’s wildlife is faring. 
A trophy is shown to a hunter in Blaauwkrantz game reserve, South Africa.
Conservationist Mark Carwardine discusses trophy hunting and why it is such a divisive topic. 
Humpback whale, Hervey Bay marine park, Australia.
Mark Carwardine reveals what impact this series of climatic changes has on wildlife. 
Whaling ship Taisho Maru No 2
Mark Carwardine explains the work of the global organisation charged with the conservation of whales and management of whaling.
 A plantation worker harvests palm oil fruits in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Conservationist Mark Carwardine explains why palm oil could be the most immediate threat to the greatest number of species on the planet. 
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