biodiversity

Protecting life’s tangled ecological webs

Published: 9May2017

Ecosystems are a complex web of interactions. These ecological networks are being reorganized by extinctions and colonization events caused by human impacts, such as climate change and habitat...

Measuring protection of the world’s rivers

Published: 10Nov2016

To  what extent are the world’s rivers protected?  ...

Biodiverse agriculture as part of a food-secure future

Published: 15Feb2014

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?  Or is it a vital part of a food-secure future?

UN Biodiversity Talks

2Oct2013
to
18Oct2013

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is hosting, from 2-18 October 2013 in Montreal, three major United Nations meetings on biodiversity. In conjunction with these meetings,...

Wallace’s century-old map of natural world updated

Published: 20Dec2012

Until today, a map from 1876 has been the backbone for our understanding of global biodiversity. Thanks to advances in modern technology and data on more than 20,000 species, scientists have now...