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Savanna could collapse within 30 years, says study

Savanna could collapse within 30 years, says study

Deforestation is amplifying climate change effects in the Brazilian Cerrado savanna biome, making it much hotter and drier. Researchers observed monthly increases of 2.24°C...
Palm oil grower looks to make amends for past deforestation in Indonesia

Palm oil grower looks to make amends for past deforestation in...

A major palm oil grower in Indonesia plans to rehabilitate 38,000 hectares (94,000 acres) in Borneo and New Guinea to make up for its...
For species in the red, IUCN’s new Green Status signals conservation wins

For species in the red, IUCN’s new Green Status signals conservation...

The IUCN will soon be launching the IUCN Green Status of Species, a new assessment tool that will illuminate the ecological functionality of species...
Greening empty lots in cities can help bees out

Greening empty lots in cities can help bees out

“Even in the middle of the city, bees were using these small patches of habitat.” Having green spaces in urban areas can lift people’s moods,...
Trafficking for traditional medicine threatens the Philippine porcupine

Trafficking for traditional medicine threatens the Philippine porcupine

Endemic to the islands of Palawan province, Philippine porcupines are threatened by habitat loss and, increasingly, by black-market demand for bezoars: stony aggregations of...
New index measuring rainforest vulnerability to sound alarm on tipping points

New index measuring rainforest vulnerability to sound alarm on tipping points

The new Tropical Forest Vulnerability Index (TFVI) will use satellite data to assess the impact of growing threats such as land clearance and rising...
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Tesco and WWF Join Forces to Reduce Ecological Footprint through Affordable...

Today, when Earth Overshoot Day reminds us of our over-consuming lifestyles, WWF and Tesco have announced a ground-breaking partnership with the long-term aim of...
There’s still room to save Asia’s hoolock gibbons, study says, but only just

There’s still room to save Asia’s hoolock gibbons, study says, but...

Hoolock gibbon habitat has declined in the past few decades, but enough suitable patches exist today to guarantee the long-term survival of the genus...
Achieving sustainability with Production Inkjet

Achieving sustainability with Production Inkjet

How Production Inkjet can help you achieve your sustainability goals As a commercial printer, how comfortable are you with your environmental credentials? Are they solidly...
Canadian miner looms large as Nauru expedites key deep-sea mining rules

Canadian miner looms large as Nauru expedites key deep-sea mining rules

Nauru, which sponsors a company to mine the seabed for minerals in ungoverned waters, has triggered a rule with the International Seabed Authority that...
Eight of the 10 nations most at risk from climate and toxic pollution in Africa: study

Eight of the 10 nations most at risk from climate and...

Of 176 nations considered, the top 10 found to be most vulnerable to both climate change impacts and environmental pollution are in Africa and...
Huge wildlife corridor in Belize sees progress, boosting hope for jaguars and more (commentary)

Huge wildlife corridor in Belize sees progress, boosting hope for jaguars...

Conservationists are working hard to create the Maya Forest Corridor, connecting the massive Belize Maya Forest in the country’s northwest with the Maya Mountains...