Posts Tagged ‘Biodiversity’

 

Scotland failed to prevent marine feature loss

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Loch Carron Flame Shell © Graham Saunders/NatureScot Flickr Scotland has failed to meet a ten-year-old target to prevent damage to precious marine features, according to a leaked Scottish Government report…

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World fails to meet biodiversity targets

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

The world has failed to meet any biodiversity targets to stem the destruction of wildlife and life-sustaining ecosystems in the last decade, according to a devastating new report from the…

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Climate change threat to Scotland’s seabed

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

StKilda Image © Nature Scot: George Stoyle One of Scotland’s most important marine ecosystems is at risk of almost vanishing if climate change continues at the current rate, scientists have…

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Involve local groups in protecting biodiversity

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Edinburgh declaration calls on leaders to work far more closely with communities to protect biodiversity. The worldwide effort to combat critical levels of biodiversity loss will fail without far greater…

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Edinburgh Declaration calls for commitment to nature

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Yesterday [31 August], the Scottish government published the ‘Edinburgh Declaration’. This declaration seeks agreement between subnational, regional and local governments across the world, calling on the United Nations Convention on…

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