Biodiversity-carbon co-benefits

Biodiversity-carbon co-benefits

Tropical forests store huge amounts of carbon and are one of the most biodiverse habitats in the world, however they are being converted at alarming rates. A report concluded that land-use planning measures that conserve carbon stocks will also conserve biodiversity and vice-versa. This science-for-policy paper for the Oil palm Research-Policy Partnership Network, was drafted by Dr Jennifer Lucey and Professor Jane Hill [...]

Half of all Marine Life Gone

Half of all Marine Life Gone

Practically half of all marine life has been lost in just 42 years, according to the Living blue planet report by WWF in collaboration with Zoological Society of London (ZSL). This isn't only unsustainably but heartbreaking, and something needs to change so the same doesn't happen in the next 4 decades. The study occurred between the [...]