Tuesday, 17 May , 2022

Biodiversity

As corporations fight to control the Pacific, Biden must act to...

 By Andrea Folds and Jake Kornack, Dec 6, 2021 Amid the global push for progress on climate change and the growing biodiversity crisis, the little-known International...

Updated Extinction Assessment Drives Fresh Call to ‘Save Life on Earth’

"Every new look at extinction shows that we're running out of time to save wildlife and ultimately ourselves." By Andrea Germanos December 9, 2021 The Biden administration...

Facing Disaster: The Great Challenges Framework

By Phil Torres Published in special issue of Foresight on existential risks. Updated Nov. 6, 2018. Abstract: This paper provides a detailed survey of the...

Opening of the Biodiversity Center & Future Conversations at Bethlehem

We had a grand opening of the Biodiversity Center at the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability at Bethlehem University this morning. Linda Majaj,...

Rare Nasa photos reveal Amazon ‘gold rivers’

Feb. 11, 2021 Stunning rare photographs published by Nasa have revealed the extent of gold mining - much of it thought to be illegal -...

Scientists Warn of ‘Ghastly Future’ Unless Policymakers Act Now

In a letter published in Frontiers in Conservation Science, 17 scientists called for a World War II-type mobilization to prevent a future of mass...

Coronavirus is a warning to us to mend our broken relationship...

The world must embrace a recovery that involves sustainable farming and clean energy. Anything else is a false economy By Marco Lambertini, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema...

Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO

Experts call for legislation and trade deals worldwide to encourage green recovery By Damian Carrington 17 Jun 2020 Photograph: Alamy Pandemics such as coronavirus are the...

Planetary boundaries

Planetary boundaries is a concept involving Earth system processes which contain environmental boundaries, proposed in 2009 by a group of Earth system and environmental...

‘Insect apocalypse’ poses risk to all life on Earth, conservationists warn

Report claims 400,000 insect species face extinction amid heavy use of pesticides By Damian Carrington 13 Nov 2019 The “unnoticed insect apocalypse” should set alarm bells ringing,...