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Linguistic biodiversity, the climate crisis and the preservation of ancestral knowledge

In indigenous languages, there are species inventories, classification systems, etiological narratives and, most of all, forms of diversity management, a fundamental technology for environmental preservation and biorestoration.

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Here Are Four Good Examples of How to Reverse Environmental Damage

From restoring coral to fire-proofing forests, repairing damaged ecosystems is possible and people are doing it successfully all over the planet.

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Monitoring and measuring biodiversity require more than just numbers; scientists advocate for change

Human actions influence the success and how species spread throughout geographic locations.

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Experts Warn Climate Change Will Fuel Spread of Infectious Diseases

A team of infectious diseases experts is calling for more awareness and preparedness in the medical field to deal with the impact of climate change on the spread of diseases.

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Environmental Racism In Death Alley, Louisiana

A stretch of the Mississippi River once called ‘Plantation Country’ is now the ‘Petrochemical Corridor’, known to those who breathe its toxic air as ‘Death Alley’.

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A Complete Guide to Eco-Friendly Travel

26 actionable things you can do to make the world a little better, no matter where you are.

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War a biodiversity enemy even in peaceful locales, says study

“War is hell” usually applies to war zones, but the Ukraine-Russian war’s protracted battles can take a toll on biodiversity as far away as the United States or Brazil.

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Sinking of Rubymar in Red Sea poses grave environmental risks, experts warn

Leaking fuel and thousands of tons of fertiliser could harm marine ecosystems and affect coastal fishing communities.

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“The Future Is Fungal” – A New Era for Boreal Biodiversity

Spruce, pine, fir, and additional varieties of trees dominate the chilly expanses of territory that stretch across North America, northern Europe, and Russia, forming a vast circumpolar belt around the globe.

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Overcrowding increases tree mortality, perhaps explaining higher biodiversity in tropical forests

When a tree is surrounded by many similar individuals, its mortality increases, which is probably caused by specialized pathogens or herbivores.

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