All Articles on Biodiversity

EON's biofuel power station in Lockerbie, Scotland with timber supplies. The power station is fueled 100% by wood sourced from local woodlands. News
500+ Scientists Demand Stop to Tree Burning as Climate Solution
"Companies are shifting fossil energy use to wood, which increases warming, as a substitute for shifting to solar and wind, which would truly decrease warming."
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San Francisco District 11 Supervisor John Avalos speaks in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline during a protest in Embarcadero Plaza on February 17, 2013. (Photo: Steve Rhodes/Flickr/cc) News
Green Coalition Threatens to Sue Biden Administration Over Trump-Era Permits That 'Jeopardize' Wildlife
If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers "continues to ignore its duty to properly account for the harm Nationwide Permit activities pose to species, then litigation may be necessary," the groups said.
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A horse attempts to move away from nearby bushfires at a residential property near the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales on December 31, 2019 News
Obsession With GDP, Disregard of Nature Leading Towards Ecosystem Collapse: Report
"Securing nature is investing in our self-preservation."
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Conservationists File Lawsuits to Stop 'Death Sentence to Wolves' Ordered by Trump
"This delisting decision is what happens when bad science drives bad policy."
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A firefighter surveys the Bond Fire—started by a structure fire that extended into nearby vegetation—on December 3, 2020 in Silverado, California. (Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
With Dire Assessment, Scientists Warn Humanity in Denial of Looming 'Collapse of Civilization as We Know It'
"We aim to provide leaders with a realistic 'cold shower' of the state of the planet that is essential for planning to avoid a ghastly future."
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A dragonfly sits in reedbeds on the Isle of Grain on August 31, 2016 in Isle of Grain, England. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) News
'Nature Is Under Siege': Scientists Sound Alarm About Insect Apocalypse
The lead author of the new research package notes that insects "are absolutely the fabric by which Mother Nature and the tree of life are built."
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<p>A monarch butterfly lands on butterflyweed, a type of milkweed, at the Lenoir Preserve Nature Center in Yonkers, New York. (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/67832671@N00/4855344568">Don Sutherland</a>/flickr/cc)</p> News
Conservation Group to Sue Trump Officials and Agency Over Delayed Protections for 11 Species
The Center for Biological Diversity points out that Trump's presidency "is coming to an end with the worst record protecting species of any administration since the Endangered Species Act was passed."
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Activists attend a news conference on Republican sponsored legislation that would open the Alaskan wilderness to oil drilling outside the U.S. Capitol. News
'Biggest Threat Yet' to Arctic Refuge as Trump Readies Last-Minute Lease Sale
"We shouldn't be exploring drilling anywhere."
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Gray wolves were delisted from the Endangered Species Act on January 4, 2021. (Photo: Chad Horwedel/Flickr/cc) News
Despite 'Meager Numbers,' Trump Administration Removes Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List
"The delisting of gray wolves is the latest causality of the Trump administration's willful ignorance of the biodiversity crisis and scientific facts."
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Sarah Gattiker stores the 24,200th species of seed in the vault at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank, which now holds 10% of the world's wild plant species, on October 15, 2009 in Sussex, England. (Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) News
'If You Own the Seeds You Own the Food System': Campaigners Demand Public Ownership to Counter Big Ag Privatization
"Empty shelves during the pandemic made clear, allowing huge corporations to 'own' seeds is a very bad idea!"
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