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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Reflections on CBD COP11, optimism and the real world
Can the latest agreements towards achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets provide a real-life guide for global action?
Worms, termites, microbes offer food security
Worms and termites are not likely to win hearts and minds, but they, along with lichens and microbes, are vital to food security.
China tries alternative to industrial agriculture
China’s great advances have come at the expense of regions with high food insecurity and fragile ecosystems.
Unraveling the drivers of Southeast Asia’s biodiversity loss
Because biodiversity loss in Southeast Asia is so complex, multi-level policy responses and concerted efforts are needed.
Biodiversity panel learns from IPCC experience
The new Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) will aim to provide policy-makers with the best science.
Back Biodiversity 100, save our wildlife
To press governments into action on the biodiversity crisis, not platitudes, about preserving wildlife, you have helped compile a list of 26 actions. But there is still work to be done.
Your ideas for halting biodiversity loss
You can help compile a list of 100 tasks that G20 governments should complete to prove their commitment to tackling the biodiversity crisis.
List of world’s natural heritage spots grows
This year, International Year of Biodiversity, the World Heritage List gains six new sites where flora and fauna flourishes.
Love trumps loss when saving species
A communications expert argues that "branding biodiversity" may be the most effective way to convey the value of biodiversity.
Galápagos giant tortoise saved from extinction
Scientists have successfully reintroduced giant tortoises to a Galápagos island where the species once teetered on extinction.
Entering the snow leopard’s lair
Our World 2.0's Citt Williams took a trek in Russia's Altai for a first-hand look at the plight of endangered snow leopards and hard-pressed shepherds.
Biodiversity, the world’s economic backbone
World leaders must get their priorities straight or risk global economic upheaval that will be caused by something most of us fail to consider, says a new report.
Colours of water: Bangladesh’s leather tanneries
In the Hazaribagh district, lack of options traps workers and residents in a toxic industry that is harming their health and killing Dhaka’s main river.
The tea forests of Yunnan
Mangjing Village's tea gardens show that traditional cultivation systems can both support local livelihoods and conserve biodiversity.
A Thousand Suns: the view from Ethiopia’s Gamo Highlands
Externally driven agricultural pressures threaten an ancient and sustainable way of living.
Endangered species trade enforcement is key
Despite criticisms, the recent CITES meeting was a step forward for enforcement against trade in endangered species.
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