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How to find that tricky balance between lawn and not-lawn. And care for it sustainably

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Jun 11, 2024
The Associated Press

How to find that tricky balance between lawn and not-lawn. And care for it sustainably

When it comes to the American lawn, feelings can run high. Turf grasses cover a lot of real estate across the country, while sucking water and doing next to nothing for biodiversity.
Enter the fourth Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge

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Jun 8, 2024
East Kootenay News

Enter the fourth Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge

Enter the fourth Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge
Peatlands are nature's unsung climate warriors

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Jun 6, 2024
New Statesman

Peatlands are nature's unsung climate warriors

These ancient landscapes have a myriad of functions, from carbon storage to biodiversity restoration.
Greenpeace warns of ‘broken’ global fisheries management system

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Jun 5, 2024
Evening Standard

Greenpeace warns of ‘broken’ global fisheries management system

The environmental group said Regional Fisheries Management Organisations had not delivered on their mandate to preserve marine biodiversity.
Nature the next frontier but boards lack skills

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Jun 5, 2024
The Australian Financial Review

Nature the next frontier but boards lack skills

Biodiversity is critical for maintaining a liveable planet, but a surfeit of skills at the board level is proving a roadblock in accounting for its value.
Irish land use forum says 'we need to make it financially viable for farmers to invest in nature'

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Jun 4, 2024
Irish Mirror

Irish land use forum says 'we need to make it financially viable for farmers to invest in nature'

Calls for State and private investment to help farmers and community groups to respond to climate and biodiversity emergencies
Bloom 2024: Country’s biggest gardening event expects to welcome 100,000 visitors

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May 29, 2024
The Irish Times

Bloom 2024: Country’s biggest gardening event expects to welcome 100,000 visitors

From encouraging biodiversity in new housing estates to raising awareness around fostering, festival has wide array of clever designs
British Columbia needs a unified response to the biodiversity crisis

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May 25, 2024
The Conversation UK

British Columbia needs a unified response to the biodiversity crisis

Biodiversity efforts in B.C. lack co-ordination with real implications for conservation efforts. These are the way in which this must change.
British Columbia needs a unified response to respond to the biodiversity crisis

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May 25, 2024
The Conversation UK

British Columbia needs a unified response to respond to the biodiversity crisis

Biodiversity efforts in B.C. lack co-ordination with real implications for conservation efforts. These are the way in which this must change.
Nature’s ghosts: how reviving medieval farming offers wildlife an unexpected haven

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May 23, 2024
The Guardian

Nature’s ghosts: how reviving medieval farming offers wildlife an unexpected haven

Agriculture is often seen as the enemy of biodiversity, but in an excerpt from her new book Sophie Yeo explains how techniques from the middle ages allow plants and animals to flourish
Biodiversity conservation makes a resounding difference in most cases

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May 23, 2024
The Irish Times

Biodiversity conservation makes a resounding difference in most cases

Active conservation, through management of problematic species, appropriately managed protected areas and habitat restoration, was generally very effective
Italian museum recreates butterfly forest

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May 23, 2024
Yahoo Canada Finance

Italian museum recreates butterfly forest

Museo delle Scienze, an Italian science museum, has created a butterfly forest inside a greenhouse in the Italian city of Trento. The forest is modeled on Udzungwa Mountains National Park in south-central Tanzania that’s one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots. (AP Video: Sara Lemlem/Production: Joshua A. Bickel)
South Downs National Park launches green investment scheme to boost biodiversity

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May 22, 2024
Evening Standard

South Downs National Park launches green investment scheme to boost biodiversity

The park authority has earmarked 500 hectares of land on farms and country estates to be transformed through green finance investment.
On World Biodiversity Day, a Look at How Companies Can Account for Nature

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May 22, 2024
Newsweek

On World Biodiversity Day, a Look at How Companies Can Account for Nature

Businesses are beginning to disclose more about how their operations are connected to nature. The growing movement could help address the biodiversity crisis.
‘The greatest biodiversity in England’ - a wander through the Isle of Purbeck ‘super’ nature reserve

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May 22, 2024
The Guardian

‘The greatest biodiversity in England’ - a wander through the Isle of Purbeck ‘super’ nature reserve

Alongside rare birds, reptiles and insects, this corner of Dorset, poignantly depicted in Mike Leigh’s Nuts in May, serves up brilliant heathland walks, sea views and pints of local ale
7 No Mow May alternatives to attract pollinators to your yard

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May 22, 2024
Tom's Guide

7 No Mow May alternatives to attract pollinators to your yard

Support biodiversity and encourage wildlife into your garden thanks to these No Mow May alternatives.
Bees buzzing as new biodiversity habitats created at Severn Trent sites

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May 22, 2024
Coventry Telegraph

Bees buzzing as new biodiversity habitats created at Severn Trent sites

The water company has created wildlife meadows and flower beds for the pollinators to live in
COLUMN: 'Victorian horticultural oddities' give life to dead wood

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May 21, 2024
BradfordToday

COLUMN: 'Victorian horticultural oddities' give life to dead wood

'An easy way to fill your garden with biodiversity and beauty is to add a sculptural stumpery,' garden writer notes
The Bezos Earth fund has pumped billions into climate and nature projects. So why are experts uneasy?

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May 20, 2024
The Guardian

The Bezos Earth fund has pumped billions into climate and nature projects. So why are experts uneasy?

Jeff Bezos’s $10bn climate and biodiversity fund has garnered glittering prizes, but concerns have been voiced over the influence it can buy – and its interest in carbon offsets
Spotlight on moths in S’pore to assess impact of climate change, habitat loss on biodiversity

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May 19, 2024
The Straits Times

Spotlight on moths in S’pore to assess impact of climate change, habitat loss on biodiversity

Moths are important pollinators and a critical food source for birds and bats. Read more at straitstimes.com.