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Scientists identify top ten priority regions for climate adaptation funding to secure food security and biodiversity

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 15:48

Tropical regions highlighted as areas in need of adaptation funding by first global study of combined climate change impacts on people and nature

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Global bird extinctions are increasing warns new research

Mon, 08/10/2012 - 12:29

The rate of bird extinctions is accelerating at an alarming rate according to a new paper by BirdLife International and Charles Darwin University.

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Half of the world’s most important sites for nature are currently unprotected.

Wed, 21/03/2012 - 23:01

The world’s governments have committed to increasing the coverage of protected areas by 2020 in order to address rapid rates of environmental destruction. However, a new study shows that only half of the most important sites for wildlife have been fully protected.

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Global assessment identifies world’s most important wildlife forests

Thu, 22/12/2011 - 08:03

A new paper published by BirdLife scientists identifies those forests that appear to be the most important for bird species, and are in most urgent need of conservation.

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