New approach aims to coordinate conservation efforts, connecting local actions with international goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ayhHXWgfCw&feature=youtu.be Researchers at the University of Oxford and their collaborators have launched a new approach to tackling biodiversity loss "in a coordinated way." Called the...

Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of...

Adaptive management processes must be fast tracked by world leaders Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some...

Mediterranean forests at risk

Fires combined with climate change may convert forests into open landscapes Climate change is expected to increase the chance and intensity of drought around the...

Aerial map reveals Islington’s tree cover, and assists study into benefits of trees in...

Treeconomics, a specialist in the use of trees to improve urban spaces, is taking advantage of a nationwide digital record of over 300 million...

EU and US prevent vital protections for endangered mako sharks

Conservationists expressed shock and distress on 25 November at the news that the European Union and the United States were the main obstacles to...

How to ensure your winter gritting respects the environment

Gritting is one of the most effective and cost-effective ways to keep the economy moving through adverse weather with safer roads that are free...

Waterflea study reveals evolution’s ability to reconfigure gene networks to deal with environmental change

Scientists at the University of Birmingham say they have unravelled the genetic mechanisms behind tiny waterfleas’ ability to adapt to increased levels of phosphorus...

Insect decline more extensive than suspected, says large-scale biodiversity study

Causes of insect decline and biodiversity loss to be found at the landscape level Compared to a decade ago, today the number of insect species...

Water companies playing leading role in the battle against invasive species, says industry group

Zebra mussels are amongst the non-native species which pose a threat to local ecologies and with which the water industry is doing battle. Industry investing...

MPs to debate restoring nature on a massive scale to prevent climate breakdown

On Monday 28th October, MPs will debate a petition relating to restoring nature on a massive scale to help stop climate breakdown. Daniel Zeichner...

Event celebrates the mineral products industry’s contribution to conservation

Joint winners of the MPA Restoration Awards 2019: Aggregate Industries for Ripon City Quarry (left) and Tarmac for Broom Quarry (right). Environmental and conservation organisations...

Widespread drying of European peatlands in recent centuries

A team of researchers have examined 31 peatlands across Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia and continental Europe to assess changes in peatland surface wetness during the last 2,000 years

Indigenous groups call for urgent action to protect Amazon headwaters region in Peru and...

A number of indigenous groups have called for emergency support to stop the governments of Ecuador and Peru from expanding new fossil fuel, mining, and large-scale industrial development
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Birds benefiting from climate change may find their boost short-lived

Studies show climate change is having a stronger effect upon bird species which benefit from climate change compared to those which suffer negative impacts
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Amazon fires decreased in September but crisis far from over, says conservation group

The number of fires in the Amazon in September decreased compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data from the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE)

DEFRA use satellite technology to monitor oak and ash dieback throughout England

DEFRA (the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) has begun a nationwide project with geospatial data analytics company, Rezatec, to map the key...
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Environmental DNA project launches with sampling event on the River Adur

The 1000 Rivers eDNA Project has now launched after an event on the banks of the River Adur in Sussex on 11 September

Brown Trout genome sequencing a game-changer for wildlife conservation during climate change

The genome sequencing of the wild Brown Trout – a significant milestone in conservation biology – has been completed by an international team...

UN report: Ocean-based climate action could deliver a fifth of emissions cuts needed to...

Ocean-based climate action can play a much bigger role in shrinking the world’s carbon footprint than was previously thought

£150,000 boost for Thames Estuary habitats

Improved habitat for birds, bees and other wildlife is to be created along the River Thames in Kent and Essex in a new partnership...
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