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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?
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»
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.
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.»
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.»
Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to human wellbeing, biodiversity, and action on climate change
Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisis
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…
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