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July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

Researchers at the University of Turku have discovered 40 new species so far this year, including 17 spiders, 23 insects, one millipede, and one lizard. In addition, the experts have described four genera that were previously unknown.

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

Island Conservation is releasing a request for proposals for a heavy-lift drone with advanced capabilities to improve technology and methodology for the removal of invasive rats from the Ulong Island group in Palau’s Rock Island Southern Lagoon...Ulong is a chain of 14 limestone islands and islet

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

In response to a directive from Congress, the Department of Energy released a report this week assessing the risks of a 50-year-old cracking and crumbling concrete nuclear waste repository in the Marshall Islands, but the findings did little to ease the concerns of Marshallese leaders in the Cent

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

IUCN invites you to submit a Proposal for the Preparation of GCF Full Proposal Documents for the Melanesia Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Resilience Programme...The successful consultants will have a team of people to conduct feasibility studies and climate

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

Environmentalists including Britain’s David Attenborough have called for a ban on deep-seabed mining that would extract resources including copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lithium, and rare earth elements from nodules on the ocean floor. The International Seabed Authority (ISA), a U.N.

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

Next year, all eyes will be on Kunming, China, as talks resume on a new set of global goals to protect biodiversity. These are much needed, because most of the existing 20 targets, which were set in 2010 in Aichi, Japan, have failed to make an impact on the rate of biodiversity loss.

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

In a study published recently in Ecology and Evolution, an international team of researchers focused on what can happen to ocean ecosystems when fishing pressure increases or decreases, and how this differs between tropical to temperate marine ecosystems.

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

We're excited to share this free learning and sharing opportunity. The team out of IUCN WCPA have put together a free online webinar series, scheduled for the second half of July 2020. The series is titled 'Strengthening Protected Area Management Effectiveness'.

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

History was made yesterday on the remote West Coast of Santo, as the Santo Sunset Environment Network (SSEN) ratified its new Constitution...The only CBO based on the West Coast, the Network was formed in 2017 with a goal to ensure the protection and conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity in

July 3, 2020 by [email protected]

Severe penalties will be issued to Papua New Guinea fishermen who ignore a new order postponing the start of the sea cucumber harvesting season...The Post Courier newspaper reported the beche-de-mer season was due to commence in July but had now been deferred until the 17 August.

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