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Could wider use of gene reserves protect rare species?

IMAGE: Mountain Ringlet butterfly view more  Credit: Melissa Minter, University of York UK landowners and conservationists welcome wider-spread use of Gene…

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Temperature explains why aquatic life more diverse near equator

IMAGE: A map illustrating the occurrence of mollusks in marine shelf environments between 1700 and 2020, with darker hexagons indicating fewer…

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Business

Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal

Scientists say recent pledges by the United States and others could help cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius by…

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Greta Thunberg and Fridays For Future, from global myth to local mobilization

In 2019 the climate movement experienced an unprecedented growth in its mobilization capacity and its political and media impact. The…

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Reduction in wetland areas will affect Afrotropical migratory waterbirds

Migratory waterbirds are particularly exposed to the effects of climate change at their breeding areas in the High Arctic and…

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Technology

Melting Mountain Glaciers May Not Survive the Century

If you haven’t hiked across a glacier yet, you might want to get booted up sometime soon. The world’s high-mountain…

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Study of marine noise highlights need to protect pristine Australian waters

New Curtin research has found urgent action is needed to ensure man-made underwater noise in Australian waters does not escalate…

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Ship traffic dropped during first months of Covid pandemic

Ship movements on the world’s oceans dropped in the first half of 2020 as Covid-19 restrictions came into force, a…

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Mapping the path to rewilding: the importance of landscape

IMAGE: Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park view more  Credit: Credit: David Mencin via Imaggeo MUNICH — Rewilding–a hands-off approach…

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A lesson from Arctic sea-ice prediction in 2020: accurate subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction remains a grand challenge

IMAGE: Arctic Melt Pond in southeastern Alaska on July 16, 2014. view more  Credit: Photograph courtesy of the MABEL team; Plots…

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