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Considered as a hotspot for biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin, Lebanon is currently witnessing anarchic urbanization and unprecedented destruction of its natural habitats. Unregulated urbanization is also compounded by the surge in Lebanon’s population due to the unabated influx of Syrian refugees since 2012. This work aims to define Important Plant Areas (IPAs) with exceptional botanical richness. These IPAs should constitute the priority zones for conservation, contributing to the fulfillment of national targets in the framework of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

A 3.2 degree Celsius increase in the Earth's temperature could see 47 per cent of insect species, 26 per cent of vertebrate and 16 per cent of plant species lose at least half of their geographic r

GURUGRAM: The death of one-and-a-half-year-old female leopard apparently due to an attack by another big cat in Gairatpur Bas village is a sign of rising leopard population in the Aravalis, claimed

Bringing pending clearance issue of the genetically modified (GM) mustard back on its table, the central biotech regulator - Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) - has asked the developer

The list, which is to be published on the World Environment Day (05 June), mentions the specific condition of each species.

Kihansi catchment, characterized by steep slopes to the east and gentle slopes to the west and Kihansi gorge in particular, is internationally recognized as an important site for biodiversity withi

Shimla: As experts shared a stage to discuss impacts of climate change on mountain ecosystems, it emerged that it’s high time to come up with mitigation strategies to sustain livelihood of farmers

Colombia’s supreme court granted protections, filed by 25 children and other young people, that affirm that deforestation in the Colombian Amazon violates their rights to health and life.

Maputo – A species of bat, previously unknown to science, has been discovered in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, in the central province of Sofala.

Agroecology is a better alternative than large-scale agriculture, both for the climate and for small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to researcher Ellinor Isgren from Lund University in Sw

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