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Adult male Barbour's forest tree frog sitting on a branch - Udzungwa Mountains - Tanzania - Africa
2014-09-08 09:24:56

An international team of researchers has found that the majority of threatened species are ‘invisible’ when using modern methods to predict species distributions under climate change.

2014-04-08 15:54:34

The world's biodiversity is in an ongoing dramatic decline that despite conservation efforts remains unprecedented in its speed and predicted effects on global ecosystem functioning and services.

2011-02-18 12:46:12

Biodiversity loss is a growing concern.

2011-02-18 07:00:00

WASHINGTON and BRUSSELS, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biodiversity loss is a growing concern. Protected areas are a instrument to counteract this trend.

2010-04-29 14:43:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- World leaders have failed to deliver on commitments made in 2002 to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss by 2010, and have instead overseen alarming biodiversity declines.

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2010-03-17 10:55:00

A new assessment of the Arctic's biodiversity reports a 26 percent decline in species populations in the high Arctic.

2009-12-17 14:28:42

An agreement in Copenhagen to fund reduced emissions from deforestation may generate multiple environmental and economic benefits if investments simultaneously target sites that are both carbon and biodiversity-rich.


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