Biodiversity

Germany’s environment and development ministries (BMUV and BMZ) are seeking to make the restoration of ecosystems a priority topic at the forthcoming UN nature summit, which is expected to be held in the People’s…

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Biodiversity

We already have the solutions to halt global biodiversity loss right in front of us – in the form of the circular economy, a new study says.

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Biodiversity

A team of Swiss and Canadian researchers has shown that plant communities can be reliably monitored using imaging spectroscopy, which in the future will be possible via satellite. This paves the way for near real-time…

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Biodiversity

Until now, measures to protect climate and biodiversity have often been developed in parallel, but many approaches can protect both climate and biodiversity.

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Biodiversity

Experts highlight ten key areas of biodiversity, each of which, in turn, is inextricably linked to all the others. The “10 Must-Knows” on biodiversity range from climate stress for forests to the corona virus that has…

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The African BioGenome Project (AfricaBP) aims to sequence the genomes of more than 100,000 African endemic species. It is an effort by African scientists to safeguard African biodiversity while bringing genomics and…

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Just a handful of soil contains billions of micro-organism which are vital for the quality of the soil and its health. At the 14th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), the panel of experts “Soil microbial…

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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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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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