23 November, 2016 – The more diverse the trees, the more productive the forest – new research puts a cash value on preserving biodiversity.
13 November, 2016 – As climate change negotiations continue in Marrakech, scientists warn that global warming is affecting four-fifths of ecological processes vital to ecosystems.
4 November, 2016 – A new report based on fossilised evidence reveals that plant biodiversity in Europe and North America is changing profoundly as the world heats up.
1 November, 2016 – Attempts to limit climate change by using the novel technologies known as geo-engineering are very unlikely to work, leading biologists say.
14 October, 2016 − Amazon rainforest could be used as a ‘factory’ for biotechnology products instead of being destroyed by looting, burning and mining.
21 September, 2016 – New scientific studies address lack of awareness of the adverse economic, social and biodiversity effects that climate change is already having.
2 September, 2016 – Global population is predicted to rise by a third in the next three decades as the planet is increasingly challenged by climate change and loss of ‘natural capital’.
26 August, 2016 – Scientists find that impacts of population growth on the planet’s biodiversity aren’t generally as bad as feared – but are intensifying rapidly in species-rich areas.
28 July, 2016 – Degraded tropical forests throughout the world could be effectively restored by using a simple and inexpensive technique to speed up natural regeneration.
22 July 2016 – New UN report warns that the threefold increase in extraction of the Earth’s primary materials will intensify climate change, increase air pollution and reduce biodiversity.
20 July, 2016 – Analysis of millions of records by thousands of scientist across the world show that human impacts have helped push the planet’s vital biodiversity into the danger zone.