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  • Le patrimoine agricole mondial accueille 13 nouvelles merveilles
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    Treize nouveaux paysages uniques ont été officiellement reconnus ce jeudi comme étant des systèmes ingénieux du patrimoine agricole mondial (SIPAM), mettant ainsi l'accent sur la manière ingénieuse dont les besoins humains et les ressources naturelles se sont associés pour créer des moyens d'existence et des écosystèmes durables, a annoncé l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO).
  • Faites le Paris de la Biodiversité
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    Dans le cadre du Plan Biodiversité 2018-2024, la Ville de Paris lance la première édition de l'événement « Faites le Paris de la Biodiversité », dans les arrondissements de la capitale du 22 avril au 10 juin. L'objectif de ce mois dédié à la biodiversité est de sensibiliser et faire découvrir aux Parisien.ne.s la richesse de la biodiversité parisienne.
  • Sir David Attenborough part of Cambridge discussion on biodiversity
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    By 2020, the end of the current UN Decade on Biodiversity, the world's biodiversity is set to have declined by two-thirds, an unprecedented rate of destruction that jeopardises not only the amazing variety of life on Earth, but the prospects for human development and well-being.
  • National Biodiversity Week: The importance of biodiversity education
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    National Biodiversity Week is coming up next month so let's talk about why this week-long program is important to the future success of biodiversity.
  • PRESERVATION DE LA BIODIVERSITE - L'ANGP signe avec l'UE
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    Dans le cadre du programme de préservation de la biodiversité et des écosystèmes fragiles en Afrique centrale (ECOFAC 6), l'Union européenne (UE) et l'Agence nationale des parcs nationaux (ANPN) ont signé ce 18 avril un contrat de subvention supplémentaire à hauteur de 2.8 millions d'euros au profit des aires protégées de la Lopé, de Waka et de Mayumba.
  • Cows might become the largest mammals on land in 200 years, thanks to humans
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    In 200 years, cows could become the largest mammals on land, thanks to the devastating effects of human-caused extinctions.
  • Racheter la forêt pour sauver sa biodiversité
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    Dans le Morvan, un groupement forestier citoyen tente de lutter contre un enrésinement croissant des forêts pour tenter de sauver sa faune et sa flore.
  • Newfound chameleon species flashes rainbow colours and a nose like Pinocchio's
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    A paradise of biodiversity, Madagascar is home to more than 80 chameleon species. Now, David Prötzel at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich in Germany and his colleagues have identified three new species by scrutinizing the genitals, genes and other traits of dozens of chameleon specimens.
  • T-ant-T: meet the exploding ants of Borneo
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    Scientists discover ant species that fights enemies by detonating themselves, covering their foe in toxic goo
  • Single-use plastic has reached the world's deepest ocean trench
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    A new study has revealed that human activities are affecting the deepest part of the ocean, more than 1,000 kilometers from the mainland.
  • Great Barrier Reef coral predicted to last at least 100 years before extinction from climate change
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    A common Great Barrier Reef coral species has enough genetic diversity to survive at least 100 years before succumbing to global warming, researchers predict.
  • Climate Change Is Transforming the Great Barrier Reef, Likely Forever
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    One of the world's most famous coral reefs may be in irreversible decline after repeated bleaching events from surging ocean heat, scientists say.
  • What happens if all the coral reefs die?
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    For coral reefs around the world, time is running out. That bad news for reefs is also bad news for the rest of the ocean and for humanity, since we depend on the planet's seas.
  • As coral reefs disappear, some tropical fish might just keep swimming
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    The future looks grim for coral reefs. Warmer oceans, overfishing, pollution, and gradually acidifying waters have destroyed more than a third of the world's shallow tropical coral reefs. Just this week, a new report said that Australia's Great Barrier Reef - the crown jewel of the world's oceans - lost half of its corals in just the past three years. More than 90 percent of the world's near-surface coral habitat could be gone in the next 30 years.
  • Gabon: l'UE octroi 71 000 000 euros pour la gestion des Parcs nationaux
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    Un protocole d'accord a eu lieu mercredi à Libreville entre l'Union européenne et l'Agence nationale des parcs nationaux (ANPN), dans le cadre de la préservation de la biodiversité et des écosystèmes fragiles en Afrique centrale (ECOFAC), au cours de la cérémonie de la 1ère session du comité de suivi régional.
  • Interactive map: explore the world's most threatened bird paradises
    [released on: 20/04/2018]
    The latest data gathered by the BirdLife Partnership reveals that over 240 areas globally important for the conservation of birds are in imminent danger of being lost forever. Explore some of the most imperiled sites, and discover the threats they face, with our updated IBAs in Danger Story Map