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Fire regimes are changing in both Australia and Brazil
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Ambitious and holistic goals key to saving Earth’s biodiversity, study says
A recently published study in the journal Science gives recommendations for decision-makers preparing to set new biodiversity goals at...
How Australia Can Rise From The Ashes
The Australian mega-fires that occurred between July 2019 and February 2020 were unprecedented in their severity and the area they...
World’s protected areas lack connections, recent study finds
The world’s protected areas are largely a jumble of disjointed refuges, separated from each other by the encroachment of human impacts, a...
Study finds a Mexico-sized swath of intact land lost to human pressure
Humans have not treaded lightly on the Earth. Over the centuries, we have left our mark on almost every ecosystem, contributing to a...
Planetary ‘safety net’ could halt wildlife loss and slow climate breakdown
World leaders are preparing to join a key summit on biodiversity being hosted in New York amid mounting evidence that governments are...
Isolation of protected areas a major blind spot in habitat conservation
A mere 10 % of nature protection areas worldwide are connected to each other by green corridors, a study published in Nature...
'Shocking': wilderness the size of Mexico lost worldwide in just 13 years, study finds
Wilderness across the planet is disappearing on a huge scale, according to a new study that found human activities had converted an area...
Research finds nearly all of protected habitats are 'disconnected'
More than 90 per cent of the world’s protected wildlife habitats are "disconnected", new research has found, greatly reducing their...
Wilderness Area the Size of Mexico Lost in 13 Years Because of Humans, Study Finds
An area of intact wilderness the size of Mexico has been significantly changed — and much of it was lost forever — in just 13 years, a...
Protect Indigenous People’s rights to avoid a sixth extinction
Humanity today face multiple crises. A pandemic grips societies around the globe and with each passing year greed, poor governance, and...
68% Of Animals Are Gone - Yet Conservation Can Work. Here’s How
We are all familiar with the climate change problem that our world is facing. But almost as equally as concerning - our world is...
Bending the curve of terrestrial biodiversity needs an integrated strategy
Increased efforts are required to prevent further losses to terrestrial biodiversity and the ecosystem services that it provides1,2....
Living Planet Report 2020
The findings of The Living Planet Report 2020 are clear. Our relationship with nature is broken. Biodiversity - the rich diversity of...
Dr April Reside, winner of a 2020 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
Meet Dr April Reside from The University of Queensland, winner of a 2020 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award. Listen here
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