biodiversity

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away…

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.

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The Earth’s biodiversity has alarmingly decreased… but there…

In its latest Living Planet Report, the WWF paints a decidedly bleak picture of the state of biodiversity, while another report by the Convention on Biological Diversity highlights the impacts of ocean…

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More Than 2,300 ‘Irreplaceable’ Places Key To Wildlife’s…

An international team of scientists has made a list of Earth's most "irreplaceable" places, highlighting more than 2,300 unique habitats that are key to the survival of rare wildlife. The goal of their…

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Vandana Shiva: an ecofeminist environmental activist

This Indian scientist and philosopher is one of the major figures of environmental and anti-globalisation activism. Here is why.

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Cerro San Gil, Guatemala a new Livelihoods venture

The Livelihoods fund launches a new project in Guatemala in the area of ​​Cerro San Gil, near the Caribbean coast on the border of Guatemala, Honduras and Belize.

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Jane Goodall, from chimpanzee observation to environmental activism

British primatologist Jane Goodall is one of the main figures of ethology and anthropology today. Her scientific background and her experiences with Tanzanian chimpanzees have made her an advocate of better…

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Bees help preserve biodiversity in the city

Olivier Darné is a designer and beekeeper who reintroduces bees to cities through urban hives producing “Concrete Honey”. His artistic work leads reflection on how nature can interact better with…

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Nature Photographer of the Year

Dozens of images made it through to the final round of the Nature Photographer of the Year 2013 competition, organised by the Society of German Nature Photographers (GDT). Pictures were submitted in the…

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UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme

In 1971, UNESCO launched the Man and the Biosphere Programme to study our impact on nature and how it could be minimized. 40 years later, the programme continues to shape the future of sustainability and…

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The biodiversity of food resources is being eroded: how can we…

We have never known so many varieties of plants, cereals and animals, but equally species have never disappeared at such a rate. The main culprit is agriculture, which has both abandoned some products…

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