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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
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.
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.
Finding a place to feed: Kyrgyz shepherds suffer pasture loss
Kyrgyz shepherds in the Tian Shan Mountains are challenged as climate and degradation alter their land and lives.
What happened here, at the Salton Sea?
This photo-essay begs the question: Is there a bearable margin of ecosystem wreckage inherent to feeding and powering the world?
Land has breath: respecting nature in Altai
Russia’s Altai Republic is home to rich indigenous culture that has respected and protected the natural environment for generations.
Invasive aliens hurting species diversity
With enough funds and political will, invasive alien species can be controlled or eradicated and biodiversity protected.
What is nature worth?
The world needs to align economics with the resources and processes supplied by nature, says Dr. Gretchen C. Daily.
Greetings from Satoyama
Satoyama systems symbolise a pure integration of environmental, economic, cultural and social links between humans and nature.
Into the seed bunker
Including the recently added endangered pink banana, Kew's millennium seed bank now contains seeds from 10% of the world's plant species.
Earth’s catalogue now holds 1.9 million species
According to the world's most comprehensive catalogue of plants and animals, the number of species documented by scientists has risen to 1.9 million.
Biodiversity — What does it mean to you?
The sad fact is that biodiversity means little to the daily lives of most people, despite the extraordinary efforts to change this by Professor Sarukhan and others.
Harvest time in satoyama
The idea of satoyama embodies particular views about nature and its integration with lifestyle, cultural values and resource management practices.
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