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Discarded Nylon fishing net litter collected for making carpet tiles

January 9th, 2013 by Interface Inc

Interface, Inc, a global carpet tile manufacturer, and conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are celebrating the successful completion of a pilot project and the start of a commercial venture with both conservation and socio-economic benefits. The innovative collaboration, called Net-Works™, has been created to tackle the growing environmental problem of discarded fishing […]

Twenty percent of invertebrate species threatened with extinction

September 9th, 2012 by Zoological Society of London

ONE fifth of the world’s invertebrates may be heading for extinction according to ‘Spineless: Status and Trends of the World’s Invertebrates,’’ a report by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), in conjunction with the IUCN and the IUCN Species Survival Commission, which was presented at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea on […]