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.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to reform its laws in order to enhance biodiversity conservation and sustainable utilization of national resources, a government official said on Tuesday.

At Biodiversity Day celebrations, Governor appeals to citizens to be responsible

Kolhapur: The Shivaji University, Kolhapur might soon host a biodiversity centre, as a proposal to start the same is under consideration, A D Jadhav, assistant professor at the department of zoolog

Panaji: Goa’s rich brinjal biodiversity faced a threat after a Karnataka-based University proposed trials for evaluating genetically modified Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt brinjal) gene on the highly-

NEW DELHI: The Union Environment Ministry launched its full fledged Green Skill Development Programme(GSDP) today that aims to train over 5.5 lakh workers in environment and forest sectors in the c

In many Asian cultures the tiger tops the lion as the king of all beasts. Symbolising power and strength, it also holds the potential for great violence and destruction. Asia's rich natural tapestry treads an equally fine balance, defining whether its people and communities simply survive or are able to thrive.

One in eight bird species is threatened with global extinction, but atleast twenty-five bird species have been brought back from the brink of extinction so far this century finds this new study of global bird populations by Birdlife International

For the first time in the Anthropocene, the global demographic and economic trends that have resulted in unprecedented destruction of the environment are now creating the necessary conditions for a possible renaissance of nature. Drawing reasonable inferences from current patterns, we can predict that 100 years from now, the Earth could be inhabited by between 6 and 8 billion people, with very few remaining in extreme poverty, most living in towns and cities, and nearly all participating in a technologically driven, interconnected market economy.

The scientific models that ecologists and conservation biologists rely on to determine which species and habitats to protect lack critical information to help them make effective decisions, accordi

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