How can the Global Biodiversity Framework enhance coastal wetland conservation?

  • Posted by Alex White
  • On December 22, 2023
By Alex White Earlier this year, 196 countries pledged to uphold the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KM-GBF), which was implemented to support equitable and sustainable long-term use of the Earth’s ecosystems. Now, these countries must coordinate actions to conserve and sustain Earth’s ecosystems. A major challenge to coordinating actions internationally are the diverse socioeconomic and […]
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Effective action needs accessible science

  • Posted by Chris Brown
  • On July 1, 2019
Coastal wetlands are globally threatened. However, the plight of these habitats, like mangrove forests, seagrass meadows and saltmarshes, is not well recognised relative to other coastal ecosystems, such as coral reefs. This translates into funding shortfalls both for the science needed to address coastal wetland decline and for the protection and restoration actions needed to […]
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Turtley sick moves: rescuing weak sea turtles and the science aimed at helping their equally weak populations

  • Posted by Ryan Pearson
  • On April 26, 2019
Sea turtles are threatened. Literal boat loads of things affect their already low survival rates, most attributable to humans. Plastics, fishing entanglements, temperature increases, habitat degradation and actual boat strikes are killing turtles and affecting their populations in many other ways. Ultimately threatening their very existence. Knowing this, when my buddy Dr Michael Sievers and […]
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