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The Wildlife Trade Permeates the Biological Tree of Life and Threatens Biodiversity – But Still Largely Remains a Mystery
Mark Carney on how the economy must yield to human values
In recent years, the market economy has become the market society. The virus could reverse that trend.
Earth Day 2020 could mark the year we stop taking the planet for granted
The 50th annual call for environmental reform falls at a time when the health of people and nature has never been more urgent.
Coronavirus: 'Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief
Exclusive: Destruction of wildlife and the climate crisis is hurting humanity, with Covid-19 a ‘clear warning shot’, say experts
Five (or six) solutions for saving the world’s forests and restoring landscapes
On International Day of Forests, we join with the United Nations to draw attention to the urgent need for general recognition of the key role these treed landscapes play in combating climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), targets aimed at alleviating poverty.
Stanford researchers uncover benefits of diversified farms for protecting wildlife and buffering against climate change
The researchers found that farms with diverse crops planted together provide more secure, stable habitats for wildlife and are more resilient to climate change than the single-crop standard that dominates today’s agriculture industry.
Rich countries could be asked to pay billions to protect biodiversity
Wealthy nations could be asked to make significant financial contributions to biodiverse countries such as Brazil under proposals put forward during talks on a global agreement to halt and reverse biodiversity decline.
We have only a decade to save Earth’s biodiversity: that’s why all of us should care
Scientists warn that Earth’s sixth mass extinction may be underway, and man may only have 10 years to take drastic steps and protect planet’s vital plant and animal life
The hidden risks nature loss poses for businesses
As last year's news headlines have made all too clear, nature is in a state of emergency.
Natural capital assessments of new policies ‘inadequate’, say government advisers
The government’s Natural Capital Committee (NCC) has found ‘limited evidence’ that natural capital is being considered in policy appraisals and has said this must be ‘urgently addressed’ to avoid further degradation of the country’s natural assets.