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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2nd Pacific Islands Environment Leadership Awards (PIELA). The PIELA commemorates the outstanding contribution of individuals, communities, NGOs, provate enterprise and countries towards achieving an...
More than one million plant and animal species worldwide are facing extinction, according to a recent United Nations report. Now, a new UBC-led study suggests that Indigenous-managed lands may play a critical role in helping species survive. Link to...
Queensland’s wildlife and the environment are winners in this year’s State Budget, with more than $90 million allocated to a range of environmental initiatives including national parks revitalisation, crocodile management, koala conservation, fire...
This year’s celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, on 22 May 2019, focused on biodiversity as the foundation for our food and health and a key catalyst to transforming food systems and improving human health. Click on the...
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is pleased to announce that the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2019, commorated on 22 May, is: "Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health". Click on the...
The Paris Agreement in December 2015 set targets to limit global climate change. To prevent average global temperatures from rising 2°C above preindustrial levels,  “But the Paris Agreement is only a half-deal; it will not alone save...
Recent research suggests that designating small fragments of old-growth temperate forests as protected areas is not sufficient to halt loss of bird diversity, and that better monitoring and management of forests is required to achieve conservation...
This atlas provides the most comprehensive biodiversity datasets that have been assembled for the region. The datasets were retrieved and generated systematically from various open-access sources. To engage a wider audience and to raise...
Despite great expectations, the benefits that drones could bring to foster effectiveness remain fundamentally unexplored. To address this gap, we performed a literature review about the use of drones in conservation. We selected a total of 256...
Simply protecting small forests will not maintain the diversity of the birds they support over the long run, a new study says. Forests need to be carefully monitored and managed to maintain their ecological integrity. Click on the link below to read...