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Scientists warn of grave impacts from loss of natural world
The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will have grave consequences for people worldwide, scientists warned on Monday in the largest comprehensive study into the impact of modern civilization on nature.
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29 Jun. 2015
The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will... more
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29 Jun. 2015
LADY ELLIOT ISLAND, Australia
The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will have grave consequences for people worldwide, scientists warned on Monday in the largest comprehensive study into the impact of modern civilization on nature. Here are some of the key findings from the report, which was produced by the Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, which is comprised of 130 countries.

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5 Mar. 2019
PLANTS AND ANIMALS ACCELERATING LOSS: Nature is declining... more
BRAZIL-INDIGENOUS/
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25 Apr. 2019
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: Nature managed by indigenous peoples... more
BOTSWANA-POACHING/
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19 Sep. 2018
SPECIES DECLINE: The average abundance of native species... more
INDONESIA-ENVIRONMENT/
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19 Jun. 2015
EXPONENTIAL RATES: The current rate of global species... more
USA-ANIMALS/
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17 Feb. 2015
MARINE CREATURES: Around 40 percent of amphibian species... more
USA-WILDFIRES/
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10 Dec. 2017
CLIMATE CHANGE HOLISTIC APPROACH: The world cannot... more
BRAZIL-OIL/AMAZON
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12 May. 2017
NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS: Many of the most promising... more
AUSTRALIA-DROUGHT/
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1 Aug. 2018
ACCELERATING EXTINCTION: Using climate scenarios generated... more
KENYA-ANIMALS/
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19 Aug. 2018
PROFOUND IMPACTS: Even if the world manages to limit... more
TANZANIA-WILDLIFE/TECHNOLOGY
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10 Oct. 2018
LIMITED WARNING: Many of the policies that scientists... more
RUSSIA-AGRICULTURE/
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27 Aug. 2018
DIMINISHING SOILS: 23 percent of land areas have seen... more
CALIFORNIA-BUTTERFLIES/
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14 Mar. 2019
VANISHING POLLINATORS: 75 percent of global food crop... more
BRAZIL/
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12 Nov. 2013
DARK MONEY: 68 percent of foreign capital invested... more
EUROPE-WEATHER/SWITZERLAND
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6 Aug. 2018
DAMAGING SUBSIDIES: In 2015, an estimated $100 billion... more
JAPAN-FISHMARKET/OPENING
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10 Oct. 2018
OCEANS, FISHING AND AQUACULTURE OVER-FISHING: Major... more
GLOBAL-FISH/
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6 Nov. 2018
INDUSTRIAL SCALE: Industrial fishing fleets are now... more
GLOBAL-FISH/
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1 Nov. 2018
BIG BUSINESS: Billions of dollars worth of the annual... more
GLOBAL-FISH/
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2 Nov. 2018
FEWER FISH: Fish biomass is projected to decrease by... more
MALAYSIA
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7 May. 2008
DEAD ZONES: Pollution from fertilizers has led to the... more
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