Amazon at the crossroads: deforestation and climate change fuel disease risks.
Cataclysmic wildfires have increased in intensity and frequency due to climate change.
“As we confront the critical challenge of halting and reversing biodiversity loss around the world, working together has never been more important."
Are governments "finally starting to forge a peace pact with nature?”
"This research sheds new light on an area of lobbying that has largely been able to slip under the radar and should act as a wake-up call to policymakers ahead of the U.N.'s upcoming biodiversity conference," said InfluenceMap's program manager.
More monitoring, preservation, and reforestation globally is necessary to maintain forested land and prevent major biodiversity loss.
“In a world of profligate consumerism, global supply chains, and a growing population, land resources—our soil, water, and biodiversity – are rapidly being depleted."
We need all efforts, big and small, to solve the biodiversity and climate crises.
The United States has failed to take leadership in the Convention on Biological Diversity. Its most biodiverse state can fill that gap.
The pressures of climate change and human land use could lead to the disappearance of unique biodiversity and vital ecological services.