Biodiversity news

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Biodiversity and is for news and comment in that global or international context.


  • Nature is a blind spot in economics that we ignore at our peril, says Dasgupta Review, Feb 2 [1] ...Biodiversity UK news

2020[edit | edit source]

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

Bottom-up Biodiversity, John Thackara, Nov 27 [3]

Sir David Attenborough makes stark warning about species extinction [4] Sep 12

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Tackle UK carbon emissions by working with nature, government urged, Jun 24 [5] ...UK Climate news 2020

Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO, Jun 17 [6]

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees, Apr 29 [7]

Coronavirus: 'Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief, Mar 25 [8]

'Tip of the iceberg': is our destruction of nature responsible for Covid-19? Mar 18 [9]

'Astonishing' blue whale numbers at South Georgia, Feb 20 [10]

Car ‘splatometer’ tests reveal huge decline in number of insects, Feb 12 [11] ...Europe news

2019[edit | edit source]

‘Insect apocalypse’ poses risk to all life on Earth, conservationists warn. [12] Nov 13

More than a quarter of UK mammals face extinction. [13] Oct 3

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth, George Monbiot. [14] Sep 19 ...Climate news 2019

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India’s wild tiger population rises 33% in four years. [15] Jul 29

Nature crisis: Humans 'threaten 1m species with extinction'. [16] May 6

Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'. [17] Feb 10

Chile creates five national parks over 10m acres in historic act of conservation, Jan 29 [18]

2018[edit | edit source]

Thriving communities and thriving ecosystems through the bee, Jan 22 [19] ...Kenya

2017[edit | edit source]

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

A global view from a mountain town: how conservation became ingrained in Monteverde, Sep 6 [21] ...Costa Rica

Nature gem within the city, Bukit Nana Forest, Aug 31 [22] ...Malaysia

Saved: the endangered species back from the brink of extinction, Apr 8 [23]

2016[edit | edit source]

When I Dream of a Planet in Recovery, March 12 [24]

How 'natural geoengineering' can help slow global warming, Mar 2 [25]

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Vancouver moves to protect urban wildlife with new strategy, Feb 2 [26]

2015[edit | edit source]

Every species counts: Value of biodiversity is particularly high in poor environmental conditions, November 17 [27]

Opinion: Health and biodiversity restored? How farming can rediscover its long-lost roots, November 16. [28]

2014[edit | edit source]

2013[edit | edit source]

The Ecozoic City, March 19. [29] 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?

See also[edit | edit source]

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