Environment

Transforming crop and timber production could reduce species extinction risk by 40%

Ensuring sustainability of crop and timber production would mitigate the greatest drivers of terrestrial wildlife decline, responsible for 40% of the overall extinction risk of amphibians, birds and mammals, according to a paper published on Apr.8....

Analysis: Bias Found in Prominent “Fair Share” Assessments of Global Climate Action

In a new analysis, leading climate social scientists argue that influential studies that attempt to quantify different countries’ “fair share” of climate action have put forward a biased and oversimplified view of what is primarily a political and...

IUCN Global Youth Summit on nature to be held online from 6 to 16 April

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Deep sea mining industry confronted at sea for first time by Greenpeace

Activists on the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior have taken the first-ever action at sea against companies preparing to mine the Pacific Ocean’s seabed. The activists displayed banners reading “Stop Deep Sea Mining” in front of a ship chartered by...