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World isn’t meeting biodiversity goals, UN report finds
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World isn’t meeting biodiversity goals, UN report finds

A decade-long global effort to save Earth’s disappearing species and declining ecosystems has mostly stumbled, with fragile habitats like coral…
Half-a-million insect species face extinction: scientists
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Half-a-million insect species face extinction: scientists

Half of the one million animal and plant species on Earth facing extinction are insects, and their disappearance could be…
Losing Nemo: clownfish ‘cannot adapt to climate change’
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Losing Nemo: clownfish ‘cannot adapt to climate change’

The star of Pixar’s blockbuster “Finding Nemo” may be about to vanish again — this time for good — as…
Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction
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Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing…
Gentle giraffes threatened with ‘silent extinction’
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Gentle giraffes threatened with ‘silent extinction’

For most of his life as a Samburu warrior, Lesaiton Lengoloni thought nothing of hunting giraffes, the graceful giants so…
As extinctions loom, biodiversity warnings fail to resonate with governments, media
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As extinctions loom, biodiversity warnings fail to resonate with governments, media

The day scientists warned one million species face extinction and nothing short of “transformative” action will stop ecosystem damage wrecking our way…
Fake blood flows at anti-extinction protest in Paris
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Fake blood flows at anti-extinction protest in Paris

Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to…
UN biodiversity conference to lay groundwork for Nature rescue plan
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UN biodiversity conference to lay groundwork for Nature rescue plan

Diplomats from 130 nations gathered in Paris on Monday to validate a grim UN assessment of the state of Nature…
One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report
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One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP…
Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs
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Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in…
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