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Bolder targets needed to protect nature for people’s sake

Associate Professor Martine Maron, Dr Jeremy Simmonds and Professor James Watson from UQ's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences say current targets lack the...

Biodiversity and nature’s contributions continue to decline

Biodiversity -- the essential variety of life forms on Earth -- continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature's capacity...

Is weak governance affecting biodiversity changes?

A vast new study of changes in global wildlife over almost three decades has found that low levels of effective national governance are the...

Scientists update their ‘warning to humanity’

Scientists have long engaged the public and leaders on crucial matters of environmental stewardship. In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists, along with more...

Pacific Island fisheries are threatened by climate change

Many Pacific Island nations will lose 50 to 80% of marine species in their waters by the end of the 21st century if climate...