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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.
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.
Biodiversity loss is a growing concern.
WASHINGTON and BRUSSELS, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biodiversity loss is a growing concern. Protected areas are a instrument to counteract this trend.
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.
A new assessment of the Arctic's biodiversity reports a 26 percent decline in species populations in the high Arctic.
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.