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Study finds summertime Arctic Ocean “more vulnerable to climate change”

Scientists reveal that the summertime Arctic Ocean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change, putting certain animals at risk of losing habitat.
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Human-elephant coexistence: Understanding the conservation landscape

Susan Canney, Director of the Mali Elephant Project, WILD Foundation & International Conservation Fund Canada, explores human-elephant coexistence and the complex social-ecological system of conservation.
the right to food

Conservation and the right to food

Winy Vasquez, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, with Terry Sunderland, shed light on conservation and the right to food.
safeguarding galapagos

Safeguarding Galapagos for the future

Why conserve Galapagos? Clare Simm from the Galapagos Conservation Trust answers this vital question, discussing the immense vulnerability of the islands and the work being done to protect them.
food production regions, climate change

Carbon emissions to destroy one-third of food production regions

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, scientists warn that the climate shift will destroy one-third of food production regions on Earth.
plastic use, recycling

Let’s learn how to use plastic anew!

Research Professor Ali Harlin urges us to reconsider our plastic use and illustrates how the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is aiming to halve the environmental impact of plastics.
the Galapagos Islands

Science & conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena explain the importance of protecting the Galapagos Islands through interdisciplinary science & sustainable conservation.
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WILD Foundation – wilderness conservation strategies

WILD Foundation employs wilderness conservation strategies to preserve the Earth's ecosystem, protecting against mass extinction and climate change.
indigenous societies, land management

Indigenous societies responsible for “millennia” of biodiversity

An interdisciplinary research team found that conservation efforts aiming to "return land to a pristine state" without humans will fail - as Indigenous societies are responsible for "millennia" of biodiversity.
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Illegal mining in Amazon releases mercury into Indigenous lands

The illegal mining of the Amazon rainforest continues through the COVID pandemic, with Indigenous communities experiencing the double-hit of mercury poisoning and "imminent violence".
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The unaccounted-for side of permafrost carbon

Permafrost carbon is one of the most imminent threats to the world's fight against climate change, discussed here by UCLouvain and then EU Environment Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius.
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What are the impacts of shifting Arctic tundra vegetation?

Elisabeth Mauclet from the Earth and Life Institute at UCLouvain, Belgium, brings to light the ways in which Arctic tundra vegetation mirrors the complex landscape response to climate change.
Faculty of Forestry

Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia is globally-recognized for its award-winning educational programs, research, and initiatives.
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A “complexity” approach to human-elephant coexistence

What does it take for humans and elephants to live together? This was the question that has guided nearly 18 years of research and local engagement in the Gourma region of central Mali.
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Planning with climate change: Combining climate mitigation and adaptation decisions

AXIS Research Programme Coordinator Rolf von Kuhlmann explains why connecting scientific disciplines with society is crucial for climate change policy.
ecology and conservation, diversity in ecology

New data highlights lack of diversity in ecology and conservation

Out of the top authors in ecology and conservation journals, 11% were by women and 75% of the articles focused on five countries in the Global North.
the impact of wildfires, trees

Scientists calculate the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems

After going through decades' worth of data, scientists at the University of Cambridge explain the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems - from carbon dioxide emissions to the resilience of trees.
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Saving Earth’s biodiversity through a story revolution

The WILD Foundation’s President, Vance Martin and Vice President of Policy and Communications, Amy Lewis, highlight the important and often forgotten role of storytelling and community organising to encourage conservation.
plant diversity, bee conservation

Scientists explain why plant diversity is crucial for bee conservation

Bumble bees and honey bees both depend on the same flower species in UK summers, which means that plant diversity is crucial to the survival of both species.
protect biodiversity, people

Nature needs legal rights to really protect biodiversity

Professor Dr Tineke Lambooy discusses why granting legal personhood to entities of nature could enable society to protect biodiversity for future generations.

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