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Restoring ecosystems could avert extinctions, absorb carbon – Report

Bernardo B. N. Strassburg

Returning specific ecosystems in all continents worldwide that have been replaced by farming to their natural state would rescue the majority of land-based species of mammals, amphibians and birds under threat of dying out while soaking up more than 465 billion tons of carbon dioxide, reveals a new report released on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Bernardo B. N. Strassburg Protecting 30% of ...

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Environmentalists canvass enforcement of ecosystem laws

Tunji Bello

Some environmentalists on Friday, May 29, 2020 called on Federal and State Governments to enforce the environmental laws to sustain the ecosystem. Tunji Bello, Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment & Water Resources The environmental stakeholders made the call during a zoom programme on the sidelines of the World Biodiversity Day celebration in Lagos. The programme, organised by the Lagos ...

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WISE-UP partners discuss benefits of maintaining water ecosystems

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It is almost four years since the climate and water related global partnership known as “WISE-UP to Climate” was formed, to advance knowledge on utilising natural water ecosystems and built physical infrastructure to foster socio-economic development. The essence of WISE-Up’s work has been to prove that, without healthy ecosystems in well-functioning watersheds, built infrastructure for irrigation, hydropower or water supply ...

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How ocean warming is impacting species, ecosystems

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Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already being felt, including effects on fish stocks and crop yields, more extreme weather events and increased risk from water-borne diseases, according to what has been called the most comprehensive review available on the issue, launched on Tuesday by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) at ...

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