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The Asia-Pacific regional assessment focuses on the critical importance of nature’s contribution to people and people’s well-being. The assessment aims to assist in the development and implementation of cross-scale and cross-sector policies, as well as institutional and governance-related interventions.

A new assessment sets out the best-available evidence for policymakers to make better-informed decisions to combat land degradation, drawing on more than 3,000 scientific, government, indigenous and local knowledge sources.

In the midst of Earth’s sixth mass extinction event, non-native species are a driving factor in many imperiled species’ declines. One of the most widespread and destructive alien invasive species in the world, wild pigs (Sus scrofa) threaten native species through predation, habitat destruction, competition, and disease transmission. We show that wild pigs co-occur with up to 87.2% of imperiled species in the contiguous U.S. identified as susceptible to their direct impacts, and we project increases in both the number of species at risk and the geographic extent of risks by 2025.

Norfolk's butterflies, bees, bugs, birds, trees and mammals are at major risk from climate change as temperatures rise—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

The world's prosperity and wellbeing are seriously being threatened by the degradation of land and nature.

Many cities are already demonstrating their commitments to a more sustainable future and there are many excellent examples of green urban development, according to a new FAO publication called "Forests and sustainable cities - Inspiring stories from around the world" launched on the occasion of the International Day of Forests.

Deforestation of the Amazon is about to reach a threshold beyond which the region's tropical rainforest may undergo irreversible changes that transform the landscape into degraded savanna with spar

Oil palm plantations in Malaysian Borneo host a lower number of frog species than forests in same area.

NEW DELHI: The high pollution in Delhi is proving a threat to the capital’s smallest known vertebrate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kachchh Camel Breeders Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2018 regarding construction and other activity leading to destruction of mangroves in Kutch District by Deendayal Port Trust. NGT directs a joint inspection to be conducted and a report be filed by the Gujarat State Pollution Control Board and Central Pollution Control Board.

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