8 Best Articles on Biodiversity
The most useful articles on biodiversity from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Biodiversity Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on biodiversity by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Reshuffled Rivers Bolster the Amazon’s Hyper-Biodiversity
- Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption
- How to Protect Species and Save the Planet—at Once
- Re-wilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement
- What is biodiversity and why does it matter to us?
What is ...?
New to #biodiversity? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What is biodiversity and why does it matter to us?
The air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat all rely on biodiversity, but right now it is in crisis – because of us. What does this mean for our future and can we stop it, asks Damian Carrington?
How to ...?
How to Protect Species and Save the Planet—at Once
A major new report calls on humanity to tackle the biodiversity and climate crises simultaneously. Here's what that might look like.
«HUMANITY IS STRUGGLING to contain two compounding crises: skyrocketing global temperatures and plummeting biodiversity. But people tend to tackle each problem on its own»
Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on biodiversity—all under 10 minutes.
Reshuffled Rivers Bolster the Amazon’s Hyper-Biodiversity
The lush biodiversity of the Amazon may be due in part to the dynamics of branching rivers, which serve as invisible fences that continuously barricade and merge bird populations.
We must reimagine our cities as nexus of biodiversity, conservation and climate resilience. Here is how
Our expanding cities, as well as rural areas, must be at the forefront of efforts to protect ecosystems – a key realization at the start of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
«Contributions from national government, international organizations, the private sector, civil society and academia are needed to drive the much-needed change.»
The case against the concept of biodiversity
It’s more controversial than you might think.
«In 1992, the UN codified the word biodiversity — and Norse’s definition — into the Convention on Biological Diversity, a multilateral treaty.»
Re-wilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement
Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to human wellbeing, biodiversity, and action on climate change
Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption
Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisis
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on biodiversity.
Global biodiversity is in crisis, but how bad is it? It’s complicated
Biodiversity. When you hear this word, what do you picture? Iconic animals like African elephants, gray wolves and humpback whales? Or multicolored coral species that make up a reef system? Or…
We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Biodiversity, including:
Big ideas in science and math. Because you want to know more. Launched by @SimonsFdn. 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting. http://quantamagazine.org
Data-driven visual content focused on global trends, investing, technology, and the economy.
Tweets from the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Our Acting Executive Secretary @hdavidcooper
World Economic Forum
The international organization for public private cooperation.
Our world, explained.
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