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biodiversity

  • pangolin poaching in a cage in India

    Preserving the pangolin

    May 14, 2019

    Hunted for its scales and its meat, the population of the pangolins across South Asia is endangered by a massive trade in animal parts supplying the appetite for Chinese traditional medicine

  • Stumps on the valley

    Global biodiversity is collapsing, warn scientists

    May 06, 2019

    The first global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services has held humans largely responsible for a looming mass extinction of species and has urged immediate action to avert disaster

  • China tiger farm, Alexa Avitto

    China set to lead on biodiversity

    March 28, 2019

    As China gets set to hold a key biodiversity conference in 2020, the biggest in a decade, Feng Hao provides the context of why this is such an important issue, both for China and the world

  • A wild Bengal tiger in Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh [Image by: Mark Smith/Alamy]

    Tiger population increases in Bhutan

    March 18, 2019

    As the world tries to double tiger numbers from where they were in 2010, Bhutan’s increase in tiger numbers shows that at least one country is doing well in this regard