Protected areas are one of the most effective tools for safeguarding biodiversity, but most Asian countries failed to achieve a global minimum target of protecting at least 17 per cent of land by 2020.

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By using advanced machine learning techniques an international team led by researchers at the University of Göttingen in Germany has reconstructed the distribution of plant diversity around the world and made…

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The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has aligned itself with the fields of action of modern international cooperation and adopted a new structure as of 1 September 2022. The SDC is now divided into…

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There has been a sharp increase in the number of extreme weather events over the last few decades. World leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) are discussing how efforts to combat global warming can…

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Forests are an important part of the solution to help avert climate catastrophe. But more needs to be done to avoid forest loss and degradation, and efforts have to be coupled with sustainable forest management,…

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