De-Wilding versus Re-Wilding

By Andrew W. Mitchell Founder, Global Canopy Advisory Board Chair, Ecosphere+ On a research survey in Nepal, I once stared into the eyes of a wild tiger, whilst dangling from the trunk of an elephant. The great beast had gone into sharp reverse, catapulting me from my observation post on its neck, as the tiger…

Dear George Monbiot, You Got This One Wrong. Natural Capital Is Essential In Conserving Critical Ecosystems

A recent editorial by George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, condemns the UK government’s new environmental plan.  I can’t speak to the merits and shortfalls of the UK plan, but in the piece Monbiot asserts that “defining Earth’s resources as ‘natural capital’ is morally wrong, intellectually vacuous, and most of all counter-productive.” We at Ecosphere+…

Client story: Sustainable Fashion Brand Nisolo Partners With Ecosphere+ To Protect The Peruvian Amazon, One Pair Of Shoes At A Times

I am all about an oxford shoe. I love them with trousers, dresses, skirts… and I often get compliments on my go-to brand for keeping me properly oxforded – Nisolo. I learned about Nisolo about 7 years ago when I was already pretty serious about sustainable fashion.  I love fashion, and sustainable shoes can be…