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Scientists propose global species extinction target to preserve biodiversity

New research has proposed a long-term target to reduce species extinction rates, with an objective of a more natural rate of fewer than 20 extinctions per year.
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Rishi Sunak mini-budget: What about the environment?

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a mini-budget that proposes to change the environment infrastructure of the UK: What does that mean?
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The cost of fashion: 4.1 million Bangladeshi garment workers

The #PayUp movement has called attention to the multi-billion dollar fashion brands who exploit Bangladeshi garment workers and have capitalised from underpaid UK garment workers.
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Pandemic can teach us how to prevent species extinction

Researchers say the pandemic has shown us how to save the world from global warming and prevent species extinction.
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Time to take a lead by taking lead out of the environment

Jacques Trouvilliez, Executive Secretary of AEWA, discusses the challenge of continued use of lead ammunition.
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Conservation efforts and genomics: Not all genomes are created equal

Professors Darren Griffin and Mike Bruford (Universities of Kent and Cardiff) discuss what is meant by a “whole genome sequence” and how it is revolutionising conservation efforts.
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Scientists find 1.9 million pieces of microplastic on seafloor

Policy intervention needed as scientists discover the highest levels of microplastic on the seafloor via an international project tracking the 'missing' 99% of ocean plastics.
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Environment focus: Sweden’s take on the climate emergency

The work of Minister for the Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister in Sweden, Isabella Lövin, is charted here when it comes to the climate emergency.
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Underwater sand waves analysis in offshore wind farm construction

Here, Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at National Taiwan University, discusses how underwater sand waves analysis is aiding offshore wind farm construction.
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Jeff Bezos creates climate justice project with $10 billion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has made a donation of $10 billion to his new climate justice project, the Bezos Earth Fund.
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Researchers emphasise that bumble bees need biodiversity

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) found that bees prefer to consume a low-fat diet, emphasising that bumble bees need biodiversity.
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Arctic conservation: Scientists listen to the sounds of the seascape

In the northern Bering Sea, scientists undertook a four-year acoustic monitoring project to understand Arctic conservation needs for five marine mammals.
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Offshore wind farm development and underwater cultural heritage investigation

Gwo-Shyh Song, associate professor at National Taiwan University, explains their underwater investigation for offshore wind farm development.
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Harnessing blockchain technology to develop climate solutions

Laszlo Giricz, Founder and CEO of Poseidon, provides an insightful account into the launch of his climate focussed blockchain company, detailing his passion for sustainable technology.
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Six conservation success stories of 2019

When nature is eroding and ecosystems are coming under increasing stress, it can seem like the only reaction is despair: However, there are also inspiring conservation success stories from 2019.
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Progressive zoos and the fight against wildlife trafficking

As the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria’s David Williams-Mitchell stresses, progressive zoos play a crucial role in halting illegal trade in wildlife The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) is the largest regional zoo and aquarium association in the world, with nearly 400 members, as well as a...

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