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Events[edit source]

2015

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May 22 - International Day for Biological Diversity
Annual event. 2015 - Biodiversity for Sustainable Development W / cbd.int

2011-2020

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United Nations Decade on Biodiversity
The goal of significantly reducing biodiversity loss includes special focus on supporting actions that address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss, including production and consumption patterns. W

News and comment[edit source]

2016

When I Dream of a Planet in Recovery, March 12 [1]

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

2015

Every species counts: Value of biodiversity is particularly high in poor environmental conditions, November 17. [3]

Opinion: Health and biodiversity restored? How farming can rediscover its long-lost roots, November 16. [4]

2013

The Ecozoic City, March 19. [5] 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?

Wildlife garden[edit source]

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) is an environment that is attractive to various forms of wildlife such as birds, amphibians, reptiles, insects, mammals and so on. A wildlife garden will usually contain a variety of habitats that have either been deliberately created by the gardener, or allowed to self-establish by minimising maintenance and intervention.

Many organic gardeners are sympathetic to the philosophy of wildlife gardening, and will usually try to incorporate some aspects of the wild garden into their own plots in order to both act as a means of biological pest control, as well as for its value in promoting biodiversity and generally benefitting the wider environment. W

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