Nature

The gaps in the global deal for nature

Despite improvements in the new draft, much work remains to strengthen the CBD's biodiversity framework, as COP15 negotiations are further delayed
Two hunters rest by the side of the road with the black-bellied pangolin they have caught curled up in front of them (Image: Lucinda Rouse / China Dialogue)
Two hunters rest by the side of the road with the black-bellied pangolin they have caught curled up in front of them (Image: Lucinda Rouse / China Dialogue)
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Liberia’s ‘antsbear’ hunters, the base of the pangolin scale supply chain

Pangolin hunters in rural Liberia are at the bottom of the chain of traders and middlemen selling the scales of this protected species

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Is Argentina’s soy boom over?

Driven by incentives and environmental concerns, farmers are choosing maize and wheat over what used to be the star grain crop

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What’s causing plagues of seastars?

From the Yellow Sea to the South Pacific, seastar outbreaks are wreaking havoc. Scientists are still working out exactly what triggers them.

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Cerrado deforestation data under threat from lack of funding

The possible end of Deter-Prodes programmes could cause a data blackout, putting the biome and agribusiness at risk

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Cold fish: the global cooling effect of ocean life

Krill, fish and whales capture carbon and lock it into the ocean, a raft of new research shows

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Will coronavirus change the pangolins’ fate?

The fourth and final episode of the Pangolin Reports by Sustainable Asia looks at rewilding controversies, bushmeat bans and bats

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