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Wishing you a joyous end of year

“Our own shadows disappear as the feet of thousandsby the tens of thousands pound the fallow landinto new dust thatrising like a marvellous pollen will befertileeven as the first woman whisperingimagination to the trees around her madefor righteous fruitfrom such deliberate defence of lifeas no other stillwill claim inferior to any other safetyin the world.”— […]

ACB at the 2022 UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15)

The 2022 UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) was held in Montreal, Canada, 7-19 December. Governments from around the world came together to work towards an agreement on a new set of goals to guide global action through 2030 to halt and reverse nature loss. The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was adopted during COP 15 […]

End of 2022 wishes from the ACB

“We are showered every day with gifts, but they are not meant for us to keep. Their life is in their movement, the inhale and the exhale of our shared breath. Our work and our joy is to pass along the gift and to trust that what we put out into the universe will always […]

End of 2021 wishes from the ACB

As this year comes to a close, we give thanks to all of you, our friends, family, comrades, and to the ancestors that continue to guide and protect us all and this planet. We send thoughts and prayers, to all those that have lost loved ones. Take this time to breathe. To ground. To decompose. […]

End of 2020 wishes from the ACB

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. – Rachel Carson​ Dear ACB Friends and Family, As this unimaginable year […]

ACB’s first newsletter: July 2020

Reflections midway through a tumultuous year Greetings from the ACB! We are happy to share with you our first newsletter. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing flux has led to deep reflection, as we grapple with how to meet unprecedented challenges. And through the stringent lockdown, our agile and mostly young and women-led […]

Stephen Greenberg’s departure from the ACB at the end of June 2020

Sadly, at the end of June, the ACB’s senior researcher Stephen Greenberg is departing from the ACB. In a joint letter by executive director Mariam Mayet and Stephen, they reflect on their journey together. We are writing together, Mariam and Stephen. We have found ourselves walking the same path for a number of years now, […]

ACB wishes everyone a happy and peaceful 2015

ACB wishes everyone a happy and peaceful 2015!