biodiversity

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    For whose protection?

    A target to turn 30 per cent of the world’s land into protected areas for nature by 2030 is set to be agreed by world leaders in December. But not everyone is happy about it, as Amy Hall reports.
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    Paradise lost?

    A vast area of Namibia and Botswana is under threat from oil and gas exploration. Devastating consequences are feared for the people, wildlife and natural environment. Graeme Green reports on the fight to keep Kavango alive.
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    Saving the Sundarbans

    Nilanjana Bhowmick on the double whammy of natural disaster and Covid-19 that has brought a vulnerable ecosystem to the brink.
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    The limits of eden

    Indigenous people living in Peru’s Manu National Park have been locked out of its management. Could change be on the horizon? asks Jack Lo Lau.
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    Why I matter

    A tiny but fierce hunter explains to Seirian Sumner why humans need it around.
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    The case for nature

    As the alarm sounds on the sixth mass extinction, Dinyar Godrej squares up to what we need to do to avert it.
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    How to bend the curve of biodiversity loss

    As the UN convenes the Biodiversity Summit in New York, Joji Cariño, Andy Whitmore, Milka Chepkorir and Claire Bracegirdle argue the case for centering the knowledge of indigenous people and local communities in the fight against biodiversity loss.
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    Deep-sea dilemma

    Sea-bed mining promises many riches, but at great risk. Should we pause for thought? asks marine biologist Diva Amon.
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    COP14: Corporate power and declining biodiversity

    Nele Marien explains the scale and cost of financial lobbying against biodiversity efforts.
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    Little insects, big impact

    By introducing bee hives to their fields, Indian farmers are improving productivity – and lives.
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    Forest facts

    Facts and figures about trees and forests, from carbon control to biodiversity.