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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Eco-villages instead of eviction: a new approach in Indonesia
Eco-villages may be an alternative to evicting communities who have long lived within Indonesia's parks.
Wetland diplomacy: Transboundary conservation and Ramsar
With the vital role of wetlands in global water security, the Ramsar Convention can be critical.
Revealing the world’s hottest biodiversity hotspot
Entomologist Dmitry Telnov hopes to shed light on one of the world's last unexplored biogeographical regions: Wallacea and New Guinea.
Sacred groves sustain bio-cultural richness in Yunnan Stone Forest
Sacred natural sites play a vital role in conservation.
Code Red: list of threatened species updated
Release of IUCN's latest list is a good time for pondering our individual roles in the collective exacerbation of species extinction rates.
One-fifth of back-boned animals face extinction: study
A comprehensive assessment of the world’s vertebrates confirms one-fifth of species are threatened.
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.
Building peace through environmental conservation
Dr. Saleem Ali believes ecological diplomacy tools, such as peace parks, can be used to resolve conflicts.
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.
Endangered species trade enforcement is key
Despite criticisms, the recent CITES meeting was a step forward for enforcement against trade in endangered species.
10% of Europe’s butterflies face extinction
Insects are being hit hard by the loss of grassland habitats due to intensification of agriculture, climate change and abandonment of farming land.
Sands shifting for Africa’s nomadic herders
Huge areas of land used by pastoralists in Africa have been lost to sedentary farming and conservation.
What is nature worth?
The world needs to align economics with the resources and processes supplied by nature, says Dr. Gretchen C. Daily.
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