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New paper: A first global assessment of remaining biodiversity intactness

Anthropogenic land use is one of the dominant drivers of ongoing biodiversity loss on a global scale and it has often been asked how much biodiversity loss is “ 219 more words

Conservation

World's greatest concentration of unique mammal species is on a Philippine island... 

Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines, is home to the world’s greatest concentration of unique mammal species — 93 percent of the land mammals there are found nowhere else. 76 more words

Environment

Final task for ALL Orchid Observers project volunteers | Orchid Observers

We are so grateful for your contribution to the project and have one last, very important task for you. We need all Orchid Observers participants to complete a… 421 more words

Curators And Researchers

How do we know that bee populations are decreasing?

It is said often that bee populations are decreasing. How do we know this is in fact true? I found this informative answer on Reddit: 343 more words

Biodiversity

Spaceship Earth: day 4

Day 4 of my “Spaceship Earth” class at Peace Village Newberg focused on the theme of biodiversity, and of the importance of each part, each job, in ensuring that the whole system works well. 297 more words

Oregon

Has the world gone mad?

Statue of Sir Peter Scott, London Wetland Centre, by Ginny Battson © 2014

“The world has gone mad.”

I am hearing this often in my particular sprachraum (the Anglosphere, at least), off-line and on-line, an almost daily occurrence from one quarter or another. 1,092 more words

A little bit of magic in Beltra

Today was a lovely day. I went along to Longford Demesne in Beltra, Co. Sligo with Michael and Molly from Nature Learn. 256 more words

Ireland