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Study: Nature has saved us from worst climate impacts — for now
By Kiley Price
September 16, 2021
A new study finds that without Earth’s complex web of terrestrial and marine ecosystems we would already be seeing far more severe climate impacts than we are now.Read More
Why is biodiversity important?
By Julie Shaw
November 15, 2018
Four reasons biodiversity is essential to humanity.Read More
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What on Earth is the ‘blue economy’?
By Sophie Bertazzo
March 7, 2018
On the first day of the Economist World Ocean Summit, we break down the “blue economy.”Read More
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In parched South Africa, herders find ally in nature
By Tori Linder
May 2, 2017
Higher prices for cattle plus healthier rangelands means small-scale ranchers are better prepared for the next drought.Read More
To a country on the edge of development, what is nature worth?
By Rachel Neugarten
March 21, 2017
Conflict, poverty and disease prevented the collection of data on the state of Liberia’s ecosystems for decades — until now.Read More