Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White  Restoring one of the world's rarest habitats could prevent the release of 394 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.  Peatlands are a type of wetland created when decaying...
Written by: Tim Radford There is one straightforward way to reduce greenhouse gases: by taking better care of the world’s natural forests. European and US scientists think they may have settled...
Written by: Greg Asner Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe and changing Earth’s climate. Over the past 50 years, actions like farming, logging, hunting, development...
Written by: Karen Filbee-Dexter Did you know that there are forests in the Arctic? Lush underwater forests of large brown seaweeds (kelps) are particularly striking in...
Written by: Izabella Teixeira and Janez Potocnik Biodiversity is declining faster than at any other time in history, with successive major reports highlighting the huge scale of nature loss. In fact, 1 million plant and...

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