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  • Ocean treaty: Historic agreement reached after decade of talks, BBC News (Mar 05, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • Cop15 in Montreal: did the summit deliver for the natural world?, The Guardian (Dec 20, 2022)
  • WWF Living Planet Report: Devastating 69% drop in wildlife populations since 1970, (Oct 13, 2022)
  • Climate change killing elephants, says Kenya, BBC News (Jul 28, 2022)
  • Cheetahs to prowl India for first time in 70 years, BBC News (Jul 21, 2022)
  • Elephants on the Move: 250 Elephants to be Relocated in Malawi, African Parks (Jun 21, 2022)
  • Mountain gorillas: The ripple effect of conservation, BBC News (Jun 20, 2022)
  • How Gabon saved its forest elephants, BBC News (Jun 19, 2022)
  • The elephant whisperer of Nepal, Global Voices (May 23, 2022) — Saluting a citizen scientist who protects wild elephants
  • The wolf: the Italian population is increasing, (May 17, 2022) — ISPRA estimates over 3000 specimens in Italy
  • The return of California's butterflies, BBC News (May 08, 2022)
  • Linking protected areas from Yellowstone to the Yukon shows the value of conserving large landscapes, not just isolated parks and preserves, The Conversation (Apr 26, 2022)
  • More than 100 animals released back into Colombian wild, BBC News (Apr 07, 2022) — Environmental authority Corporinoquia, in charge of managing sustainable development, released more than 1,200 animals back into the wild last year alone.
  • How we discovered that sea turtles in Seychelles have recovered from the brink, The Conversation (Mar 17, 2022)
  • Koalas labeled as 'endangered' in eastern states of Australia, Wikinews (Feb 14, 2022) — On Friday, Australia’s federal environment minister Sussan Ley declared the koala an endangered species in Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.
  • Iceland whaling: Fisheries minister signals end from 2024, BBC News (Feb 04, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

We must take a holistic approach to climate and biodiversity, KRAV, Oct 12 [1]

Climate and nature crises: solve both or solve neither, say experts, Jun 10 [2]

End mowing of road verges to create huge wildlife habitat, says UK study, May 26 [3] ...Biodiversity UK news

Just 3% of world’s ecosystems remain intact, study suggests, Apr 15 [4] ...Ecosystem restoration

Nature is a blind spot in economics that we ignore at our peril, says Dasgupta Review, Feb 2 [5] ...Biodiversity UK news

2020[edit | edit source]

Humans waging 'suicidal war' on nature, UN chief Antonio Guterres, Dec 2 [6] ...Climate news 2020

Bottom-up Biodiversity, John Thackara, Nov 27 [7]

Sir David Attenborough makes stark warning about species extinction [8] Sep 12


Tackle UK carbon emissions by working with nature, government urged, Jun 24 [9] ...UK Climate news 2020

Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO, Jun 17 [10]

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees, Apr 29 [11]

Coronavirus: 'Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief, Mar 25 [12]

'Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19? Mar 18 [13]

'Astonishing' blue whale numbers at South Georgia, Feb 20 [14]

Car ‘splatometer’ tests reveal huge decline in number of insects, Feb 12 [15] ...Europe news

2019[edit | edit source]

‘Insect apocalypse’ poses risk to all life on Earth, conservationists warn. [16] Nov 13

More than a quarter of UK mammals face extinction. [17] Oct 3

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth, George Monbiot. [18] Sep 19 ...Climate news 2019


India’s wild tiger population rises 33% in four years. [19] Jul 29

Nature crisis: Humans 'threaten 1m species with extinction'. [20] May 6

Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'. [21] Feb 10

Chile creates five national parks over 10m acres in historic act of conservation, Jan 29 [22]

2018[edit | edit source]

Thriving communities and thriving ecosystems through the bee, Jan 22 [23] ...Kenya

2017[edit | edit source]

Insectageddon: farming is more catastrophic than climate breakdown, George Monbiot, Oct 20 [24]

A global view from a mountain town: how conservation became ingrained in Monteverde, Sep 6 [25] ...Costa Rica

Nature gem within the city, Bukit Nana Forest, Aug 31 [26] ...Malaysia

Saved: the endangered species back from the brink of extinction, Apr 8 [27]

2016[edit | edit source]

When I Dream of a Planet in Recovery, March 12 [28]

How 'natural geoengineering' can help slow global warming, Mar 2 [29]

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Vancouver moves to protect urban wildlife with new strategy, Feb 2 [30]

2015[edit | edit source]

Every species counts: Value of biodiversity is particularly high in poor environmental conditions, November 17 [31]

Opinion: Health and biodiversity restored? How farming can rediscover its long-lost roots, November 16. [32]

2014[edit | edit source]

2013[edit | edit source]

The Ecozoic City, March 19. [33] Over the ages we’ve invested huge amounts of effort and energy to keep cities and nature separate. What would it mean if that were about to change?

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