Rising sea levels are threatening homes on Diamniadio Island, Saloum Delta in Senegal. A child stands outside a home’s former kitchen, surrounded by mangrove branches, in 2015.
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Among the human rights under threat are the rights to life, health, food, a healthy environment, water, an adequate standard of living and culture.
Penambahan caampuran solar dengan nabati ol.
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Green diesel may be intended to reduce emissions but it is not necessarily environmentally and socially sound.
Illicit endangered wildlife trade in Möng La, Shan, Myanmar.
To better anticipate and manage the emergence of new pandemics, a paradigm shift is needed to take into account the complex interactions between human health, animal health, the environment and the economy.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promising to accelerate Labour’s COVID-19 recovery plan after winning re-election in a landslide.
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In politics, what lifts you up can drag you down. To avoid that, Jacinda Ardern's Labour government will have to examine its political soul.
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We found that signal crayfish traps tend to catch larger males, letting the bulk of the population go free.
Fruit production of shea is limited by lack of pollination and this limitation is greater at sites with less tree and shrub diversity.
Fruit production of shea is often limited by a lack of pollination which is more pronounced in places with less tree and shrub diversity.
New research found nearly half of land-based ecosystems and threatened species in Australia have inadequate protections. Yet most of the budget for national parks will go to infrastructure upgrades.
We must turn pledges into immediate action and restore our ecosystems on a global level.
Fire consumes land deforested by cattle farmers near Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil, Aug. 23, 2020.
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Deforestation and extreme blazes threaten the region's biodiversity, risk transforming the rainforest into a semi-arid savannah and expose people to zoonoses that could spur new pandemics.
What does a more desirable future for people and the planet look like.
What are the visions that reflect the diverse values that nature holds for people?
The world missed all 20 targets for stemming the tide of biodiversity loss. But there has been some progress over the last decade.
Some 45 frog species, included some rare and threatened, were recorded calling after the fires.
Wuilber Machaca, a quinoa farmer who lives in the Aymara community of Huancarani in Peru’s Puno region.
As the twin crises of climate change and Covid-19 continue to unfold, a traditional crop can help South American communities preserve biodiversity and their heritage.
Land reform strategies portray the land as uniform, static and independent from its social-environmental context.
South Africa's that current land reform strategies focus too narrowly on agricultural outcomes and transferred ownership - this undermines equitable and sustainable land reform.
Our medicine, cosmetics and other everyday products contain compounds taken from nature. But Traditional Owners may not have given permission for the materials or their knowledge to be used.
Wildlife populations have plummeted by 68% since 1970. But we have a plan to turn things around.
Rapid loss of species like these Spix’s macaws, considered extinct in the wild, may represent the sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history.
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A new plan targets areas around the world that can store carbon and protect large numbers of species. It calls for preserving these lands, working with Indigenous peoples and connecting wild areas.
Cape Melville leaf-tailed gecko
With targeted conservation action, we might just save many of these species before it's too late.
Shifting baseline syndrome affects everyone. It's blinding us to the long-term deterioration of wildlife and ecosystems.
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Zoos are struggling more than most businesses.