Read a feature about how current political instabilities in Yemen affect conservation on Socotra island. The article was published in science magazine Nature

Kay van Damme, an ecologist at Ghent University, Belgium, and chairman of Friends of Socotra, Abdul Karim Nasher, a zoologist at Sana'a University, Yemen, and Tony Miller, director of the Centre of Middle Eastern Plants at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, UK, are giving their views on the impacts of the current political turmoil on Socotra’s biodiversity.

Read the article here.


Did you Know

Socotra was once invaded by Portuguese, of which the remains of a fort are still present.