Biodiversity

Despite evidence of pollinator declines from many regions across the globe, the threat developments pose to plant populations is not clear because plants can often produce seeds without animal pollinators.

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Biodiversity

"Ecological civilization: building a shared future for all life on Earth" is the title of the Declaration adopted by ministers at the high-level segment at COP15. With none of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets for 2020…

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Biodiversity

The Gran Chaco in South America is the world’s largest tropical dry forest, yet it disappears rapidly as it is converted to pastures for cattle ranching and soybean fields. New research now shows that there are still…

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Biodiversity

Landscapes with small fields are home to a considerable diversity of species. It is important to promote biodiversity-friendly landscapes– beyond organic farming, researchers say.

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Biodiversity

With global warming showing no sign of abating, population figures set to soar to ten billion by 2050 and biodiversity loss progressing, the need for transforming human-environmental systems is becoming only all too…

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Biodiversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is the most important multilateral set of agreements on the conservation of the Earth’s biodiversity. It entered into force on the 29th December 1993. Together with the United…

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Biodiversity

The World Economic Forum has established that over half of the world’s GDP is highly dependent on nature and its services. But what do we really know about the link between ecosystem services and biodiversity, economic…

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Biodiversity

While having failed to solve problems such as hunger or malnutrition, industrial agriculture appears to be causing additional ones both in environmental and health terms. Our author calls for a transformation of the food…

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Biodiversity

“By 2030 protect and conserve through well connected and effective systems of protected areas and other effective conservation measures at least 30 per cent of the planet with the focus on areas particularly important…

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Biodiversity

“By 2030 protect and conserve through well connected and effective systems of protected areas and other effective conservation measures at least 30 per cent of the planet with the focus on areas particularly important…

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