Neglected Biodiversity and the Current Extinction Crisis: James C. Lendemer & Jessica L. Allen discuss how neglected biodiversity spans the globe and has enormous unappreciated ecological value. Read more…
How to Save Aggregated-Spawning Fish. Globally declining fish populations are a frequently cited ecological and commercial calamity, but relatively little attention has been paid to the specific threats faced by fish that gather and spawn in large groups. Because they gather in such large groups, these fish are at particular risk of overfishing and population collapse. Read more…
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Ecological Consequences of Shoreline Hardening: A Meta-Analysis. Protecting coastal communities has become increasingly important as their populations grow, resulting in increased demand for engineered shore protection and hardening of over 50% of many urban shorelines.
United Nations Seeks to Protect High-Seas Biodiversity.
International talks are under way to create a new legally binding instrument.