Biodiversity

Tree plantations are supposed to help compensate the loss of pristine forest habitats. However, their contribution to biodiversity conservation is limited. For example, plantations host a significantly lower number of…

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Biodiversity

Global change is expected to increase the diversity of bacteria at the local level, while their composition will become more uniform at the global level, according to a team of researchers who have holistically assessed…

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity loss will continue to accelerate unless we change the way we produce food, states this report, calling for an urgent reform of food systems.

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Biodiversity

There is a strong relationship between Climate Change and biodiversity loss. Experts suggest flexible approaches to conservation would allow dynamic responses to the effects of climate change on habitats and species.

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Biodiversity

There is a dramatic decline in animal species populations all over the world. On land, species are declining mainly because of habitat loss and degradation driven by food production.

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Biodiversity

With countries across the world still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts attending a Global Land-scapes Forum digital conference discussed the role of biodiversity in the context of diseases passed on from…

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Biodiversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) recently announced that none of its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets for 2020 had been reached. Preparing for the next generation of biodiversity goals for 2030 and 2050, an…

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Biodiversity

The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity aimed to build political momentum for the Convention on Biodiversity’s Conference of the Parties (COP15), in Kunming, China in 2021, where world leaders will agree to an…

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Biodiversity

UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report offers an authoritative overview of the state of nature. It is a final report card on progress against the 20 global biodiversity targets agreed in 2010 with a 2020 deadline, and…

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Biodiversity

This report sheds a light on the critical role and the benefits of forest-dependent pollinators, explaining that forest management practices can have significant effects on pollinator abundance and diversity.

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