As global marine biodiversity continues to decline, efforts to curb and reverse such losses and conserve our oceans are growing. A new study helps quantify how.
It seems logical to assume that if more people are encountering sharks in New York area waters, it is because there are more sharks. But as a new article in the Journal of Fish Biology points out, lack of information about shark populations makes it difficult to determine how local shark populations are changing.
Twenty-seven of the world’s largest nature conservation organizations, institutes, business and finance coalitions have come together to launch a new initiative aimed at driving alignment around the definition, integrity and use of the term “nature positive” and supporting broader, longer-term efforts to deliver nature-positive outcomes.
The Philippines kicked off its first-ever workshop to launch the national rollout of the new global 30x30 target, to protect and conserve at least 30 percent of the world’s land, fresh water and sea by 2030.
Here’s a climate solution we can all get behind: don’t kill elephants. Or poach gorillas – or wipe out tapirs, hornbills, or other large-bodied wildlife that eat fruit and disperse large seeds.
The following statement was released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society upon the launch of the new innovative Global Biodiversity Framework Fund (GBFF). The fund is designed to finance the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).
A new global initiative that is building bridges across disciplinary, geographic, and jurisdictional domains in the fight against nature crime officially launches today.
Environmental leaders from 185 countries will gather in Vancouver, Canada for the Seventh Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) from August 22-26.
A new study mapping the potential scale of forest restoration globally shows that prioritizing 1.5 billion hectares of degraded forest – an area almost the size of Russia - could significantly boost effectiveness of meeting climate and biodiversity goals.
Leaders of the Amazon countries meeting in Brazil this week released the “Belem Declaration,” promising greater regional integration.
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