Conservation

Great Barrier Reef bleaching occurred on over 90 per cent of reefs this summer, report reveals

More than 90 per cent of coral reefs surveyed on the Great Barrier Reef suffered some form of bleaching this summer, according to ...

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How phantom forests are used for greenwashing

Capturing carbon by increasing forest cover has become central to the fight against climate change. But there's a problem. Sometim...

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How the African rainforest is helping fight climate change

In the midst of the African rainforest, one elusive animal wreaks havoc on vegetation – and in doing so, offers a big favour for...

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Nature loss: Insatiable greed degrading land around the world – UN

Human activities are damaging and degrading the lands of the Earth in an unsustainable fashion according to a new UN report....

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‘I dream of bees’: one boy’s encounter with a swarm in Sicily led to a lifetime’s devotion

It was love at first sight when five-year-old Carlo Amodeo first saw a swarm of black bees. He could not stop thinking about them ...

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The Caribbean mangrove forest that defied destruction

When a pristine Caribbean mangrove was decimated by a tourism project, locals on Union Island found a way restore it to its former...

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Butterflies v Cartels: The fight to save Mexico’s butterfly forest

In the state of Michoacán, Mexico, the fight to protect a natural wonder is colliding with a booming avocado trade and a spiralli...

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Photos show increasing numbers of rare one-horned rhinos in Indian national park, thanks to armed guards and special mud platforms

The rare one-horned rhinos that roam Kaziranga National Park in north-eastern India have been increasing in numbers, thanks to str...

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Saving Salmon—from One Generation of Fisherwomen to the Next

If Keyen Singer had her way, she would be out on the family boat, fishing for salmon in the Columbia River alongside her mother, j...

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1,000-year-old oaks used to create ‘super forest’

Planting more trees is one of a combination of solutions to combating climate change, but some trees are far better than others. W...

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In Panama, Nature Now Has Rights Just Like People and Corporations

In Panama, scientists, lawyers and politicians are working together to dismantle current legal systems and popular mindsets about ...

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‘It’s a powerful feeling’: the Indigenous American tribe helping to bring back buffalo

The Rosebud Sioux nation in South Dakota aims to build the largest Indigenous owned herd to help food security and restore the lan...

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