COVID-19 threatens to derail conservation efforts and research for a year, which could be a huge blow to the field. Here, a biologist explains the threat.
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Researchers have identified biodiversity hotspots in the high seas, "the planet's last global commons." Will a UN treaty establish international ocean parks?
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Plants and animals are remarkably similar in their responses to changing environmental conditions across the globe, a new study finds.
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Farms with diverse crops can protect endanged species and biodiversity while also standing up better to the effects of climate change, researchers say.
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In a kind of "fatal attraction," small predators drawn to kill sites for leftover scraps may get killed themselves when big predators return for seconds.
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"One of the most critical and conspicuous ways that diversity is changing is by changing the distribution of species across space." Bird "census" data indicate the risks.
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Roundup, one of the world's most popular weed killers, can make ecosystems more vulnerable to pollution and climate change.
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After frogs in protected area of Panama died off en masse, the snakes that ate them began to disappear, too. It shows the extent of our "biodiversity crisis."
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Unless global warming declines, extinction is in store for as many as one-third Earth's species of plants and animals worldwide.
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A new map that tracks the genetic diversity of freshwater and marine fish offers another tool to protect species around the world.
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