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Wales becomes first country to map important areas for insects

Many insect species have declined, a charity warns, and new maps will help conservation.
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Slug numbers appear to shrivel after UK heatwave

As dewy dawns break across the UK’s pumpkin patches and allotments, gardeners across the land are waking up to the absence of at least one slippery pest. Slug numbers appear to have shrivelled as a result of the ongoing drought.

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Beyond flora and fauna: Why it's time to include fungi in global conservation goals

Beyond flora and fauna: Why it's time to include fungi in global conservation goals

Fungi underpin life on Earth, but are far less well catalogued and understood than animals and plants. Three scientists call for including fungi in conservation strategies and environmental laws.
TheLord God bird and dozens of ther species declared extinct in 2021
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TheLord God bird and dozens of ther species declared extinct in 2021

This year scientists identified birds, lizards, orchids and other species that have been lost. How many more will follow?
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5 ways climate change will affect plants and animals

Warming temperatures, stronger storms and rising seas present a cascade of challenges that researchers are racing to understand.
The race to build solar power in the desert — and protect rare plants and animals
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The race to build solar power in the desert — and protect rare plants and animals

As development of large solar projects speeds up, researchers race against the clock to study the ecosystem implications.
We need to talk about spider conservation
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We need to talk about spider conservation

Despite their ecological values, new research reveals we don’t understand how most arachnid species are faring — or do much to protect them.
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