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Should we incorporate animal welfare in sustainable governance?

Experts have called on international governments to include animal welfare policies in sustainable governance, to promote better animal health in future politics.
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Bumblebee species conservation “not a one-size-fits-all approach”

A 10-year citizen science study finds that multiple habitats need to be preserved for efficient bumblebee species conservation in the UK.
new animal viruses, public health

Scientists predict 4,000 new animal viruses by 2070

Scientists say that 2°C of warming by 2070 could create 4,000 new animal viruses, which could become COVID-level outbreaks.

Climate change is triggering unexpected glacial movement

Scientists say melting snow and ice, seeping between Arctic glaciers, puts even thick glaciers at risk of sudden collapse from glacial movement.
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The road to changing how the world uses plastics

Here, we talk to Professor of Polymer Physics Eugene Terentjev, at the University of Cambridge, about the way the world uses plastics.
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Training a new generation of problem solvers

How can education programmes develop the problem-solving skills of today’s schoolchildren and tomorrow’s STEM workforce?
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‘Wave reserves’ in surfing promote coastal ecosystem protection

‘Wave reserves’ used in surfing often promote the conservation of valuable coastal areas and the ecosystems that live around them.
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The value of nature

Recognising the complex, closely intertwined relationships between humans and nature can lead to better, more cost-effective decisions, outlines Susan Canney, Director of the Mali Elephant Project.

25% of global rivers have significant pharmaceutical pollution

Data finds that over one quarter of global rivers have significant pharmaceutical pollution - including toxic levels of antibiotics.
societal extinction

Letting species go extinct through collective memory

Species can disappear from our societies, cultures and discourses at the same time as, or even before, they are made biologically extinct
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Bridging the gap between public understanding and realities of living alongside elephants

Dr Becky Shu-Chen, Conservationist and Project Coordinator for China at the Zoological Society of London, explores the possibilities of positive human-wildlife coexistence, and how technology can be used to protect elephants.
natural regeneration, deforestation

Natural regeneration can rapidly re-grow tropical forests

Allowing forests to naturally re-grow has been shown to be an effective strategy in tropical forests, reversing deforestation at a fast rate.
coastal areas ecosystems, coastal conservation

Only 15% of coastal areas are still intact, globally 

Only 15% of coastal areas around the world remain intact, according to research findings that highlight the need for rehabilitation and conservation.
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Scientists discover “giant, rose-shaped” coral reef near Tahiti

When French Polynesia experienced a bleaching event in 2019, against the odds, this giant, rose-shaped coral reef survived.
biologging devices, killer whale conservation

Scientists use bio-logging devices for killer whale conservation

Scientists use biologging devices to track animal behaviour in order to build conservation strategies for killer whales, and other endangered animals.
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Calculating research and action needed in conservation strategies

A new conservation tool predicts the ideal amount of time to spend on researching a habitat before ensuring effective protection.
marsh pollution, sea anemones

How has marsh pollution affected the survival of sea anemones?

Scientists say the stationary sea anemone, Nematostella, has been decreasing in numbers - as it becomes severely impacted by pollution.
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Restoring food security after coral bleaching events

Researchers have found that coral reefs are more resilient ecosystems than previously thought, remaining rich sources of macronutrients for the fishing industry even after coral bleaching.
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The rapid shrinkage of the Himalayan glaciers

A study has revealed that the renowned Himalayan glaciers have lost over 40% of their area, threatening millions of people in Asia with lack of water availability.
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Study reveals fish soundscapes across restored coral reefs

On reef restoration projects in Indonesia reviving marine ecosystems, scientists found ‘fish songs’, indicating the ecosystems were coming back to life.

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