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  • Taking ROOT: the launch of a new restoration tool

    25.09.2017

    With the launch of the Restoration Opportunities Optimisation Tool (ROOT), the world has a better way of making decisions on ecosystem services, specifically in support of the people who actually rely on them. 

  • Soft corals in the Beqa Lagoon, Vitu Levu, Fiji

    Paris Agreement only chance for coral reef survival – IUCN

    22.09.2017

    Limiting global warming to below 2°C in line with the Paris Agreement provides the only chance for the survival of coral reefs, warns David Obura, Chair of the International Union for Conservation of  Nature (IUCN)’s Coral Reef Specialist Group, writing...

  • White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

    Once-abundant ash tree and antelope species face extinction – IUCN Red List

    14.09.2017

    North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations, while the loss of wilderness areas and poaching are contributing to the declining numbers of five African...

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