Why biodiversity matters and what the world is doing about it

On December 19, more than 190 countries—excluding the U.S. and the Holy See—signed onto an agreement to protect 30% of land and oceans by 2030 and take 22 other measures to reduce global biodiversity loss this decade.

Study reveals the true value of elephants

New research examining the services and benefits of elephants has revealed many values are often overlooked when deciding how they should be protected.

Activists warn a toothless UN nature pact will fail

The world's next global pact for nature is doomed without clear mechanisms for implementing targets, conservation groups said Saturday on the sidelines of UN talks, as hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Montreal ...

Quality, not just quantity, matters in '30 by 30' goal

A global deal to protect nature and the benefits it provides to people will be negotiated during the United Nations COP15 biodiversity conference that begins today (Dec 7) in Montreal, with a key target of the new biodiversity ...

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