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Experts publish ‘10 Must Knows’ as guide to preserving biodiversity

From as yet undiscovered biodiversity to resilient forests and the impact of food consumption on nature: 64 experts have now published their knowledge and...

Land taxation can reduce wealth inequality – Study

Taxing land instead of capital could reduce the widening gap between rich and poor in societies, finds a new study from the Potsdam Institute...

Timely reversal of global warming could prevent Greenland ice sheet tipping – Study

The Greenland ice sheet is likely to be more resistant to global warming than previously thought, finds a new study published in the scientific...

Credibility is key for policies to achieve net zero targets – Study

For net-zero policies to be successful, it is key that they succeed in shaping the expectations of private investors that long-term targets are firm. This...

Past abrupt changes in North Atlantic overturning impact global climate system

Abrupt climate changes have affected rainfall patterns worldwide in the past, especially in the tropical monsoon region, a new study shows. An international team of...

A just world on a safe planet: Study quantifies Earth system boundaries

Humans are taking colossal risks with the future of civilisation and everything that lives on Earth, a new study published in the journal Nature shows. Developed by an...

Large-scale nature conservation efforts alone will not preserve benefits for societies – Study

The enlargement of protected areas and carbon price incentives for reforestation alone will not stop biodiversity decline and the ongoing loss of critical ecosystem...

Climate change alters glacial lake outburst floods

Due to global warming, flood-like water outbursts from ice-dammed glacial lakes worldwide happen earlier in the year and originate from higher areas. This is...

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$38tr in yearly damages: World economy committed to income reduction of 19% due to climate change

Even if CO2 emissions were to be drastically cut down starting today, the world economy is already committed to an...
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Govt collaborates with environmental practitioners’ institute on sustainability

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Abuja expressed determination to partner with the Institute...

SRADev, NESREA proffer guideline for effective waste batteries management

Having identified health and environmental hazards associated with substandard recycling activities of lead acid batteries, a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed...

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Govt collaborates with environmental practitioners’ institute on sustainability

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, April 16,...
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