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Could 2024 be the year nature rights enter the political mainstream?

Two new coalitions of scientists, lawyers, philosophers and artists have joined the burgeoning global campaign for ecosystems and other species to have legal rights and even political representation.

Europe's butterflies are vanishing as small farms disappear

Europe's butterflies are vanishing as small farms disappear

Industrial farms and abandoned ones are both bad for butterflies. Researchers in Spain are trying to combat the trend, one "micro-reserve" at a time.

Armed with data and smartphones, Amazon communities boost fight against deforestation
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Armed with data and smartphones, Amazon communities boost fight against deforestation

Teaching Indigenous communities in the Amazon to use remote-monitoring technologies can reduce deforestation, a new study has found.

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One way to save California salmon threatened by drought: Truck them to the mountains and back

The plan involves trucking a population of salmon past Shasta Dam to a cold mountain habitat in the McCloud River.

What it means to be wild

What it means to be wild

Against the backdrop of a world so thoroughly altered by humankind, Emma Marris's latest book, Wild Souls, challenges our assumptions about nature and how we protect it.
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Investing 0.1% of global GDP could avoid breakdown of ecosystems, says UN report

The world needs to quadruple its annual investment in nature if the climate, biodiversity and land degradation crises are to be tackled by the middle of the century, according to a new UN report.

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Trump administration, in parting gift to industry, reverses bird protections

A rule change means companies will not be held liable for killing migratory birds as long as their actions were not intentionally designed to do so.
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