‘Invest In Our Planet’ is the call to action of Earth Day 2022. Nature-based solutions are high on the agenda in the race to limit the global rise in temperature– so why isn’t there a stronger impetus to invest in our existing forests, grasslands and swamps?
Chris Brooks a Principal Consultant. He leads our Nature and Environment team, delivering work on biodiversity, forestry, oceans, freshwater resources and nature-based solutions. He has a Doctorate in Conservation Biology with more than 18 years of experience in integrated natural resource management, transboundary water resource management and biodiversity conservation at regional and national levels. He has a special interest in regional water security focusing on the socio-ecological resilience of transboundary river basins; conservation of biodiversity at landscape scales; and more broadly in issues aligned with these of poverty reduction and climate change adaptation.
Latest work by Chris Brooks
Our nature expert, Chris Brooks, looks at how, through an iterative and participatory process, an innovative land use planning tool is helping both wildlife and local communities.
Climate change and disaster recovery expert, Phil Marker, outlines what needs to be done, and how development practitioners can support governments to help meet the climate challenges ahead.