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Counting on a good COP

Katowice, Poland, site of the upcoming UN climate talks (COP24). This year has brought many reasons for pessimism when it comes to climate change. Ever more stark warnings from climate scientists. Wildfires across California. And 2018 on course to be the fourth warmest year on record. But, as the latest round of the UN climate […]

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Time for a new deal for nature and people

The statistics are sobering: in just two generations, the population sizes of vertebrates tracked in WWF’s benchmark Living Planet report have declined an average of 60 per cent. In a little over 40 years, humankind has had a devastating impact on the planet’s biodiversity, through habitat destruction, pollution and over-exploitation. No less than climate change, […]

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Inches & Eons: climate change at 1.5°C

An inch is a very short distance and an eon is a very long time.  Some might say that in terms of climate action the global community has moved mere inches in the eons we’ve known that human actions are warming our world.  So it is perhaps appropriate that next week the Intergovernmental Panel on […]

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Let the rivers run…

Keeping river catchments clear of alien vegetation is vital in water-stressed South Africa, and there are some good examples of how to make this happen, with some real human benefits along the way, writes Andrea Weiss of WWF-South Africa.

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Weird weather

Weird weather We have seen months of weird, extreme weather.  In the Northern Hemisphere feeling cold seems a distant memory as we swelter through a long hot summer as part of a global heatwave.  Yet it has only been a few months since much of Europe was blanketed in snow and ice as the “Beast […]

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