Incorporating species traits into systematic conservation planning can lead to more adequacy, explains Emilia Decker.
In 2015, the United Nations new development goals, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were brought into effect (http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals.html). The SDGs seek to achieve substantial country-level improvements across 17 broad development goals. The aim is that by 2030, all countries will need to measure and report on their progress towards achieving 169 separate sustainable…
A world-first assessment of global wetlands finds conservation actions are lacking
Migratory species face a double jeopardy from climate change
By Dr Wade Hadwen Australian Rivers Institute and Griffith Climate Change Response Program Anthropogenically-forced climate change represents a major challenge to both the human and natural world. Given the rate of change and the inertia in the global climate system, there is a pressing need to address the major challenges that climate change poses –…
Help us in exciting studies of Northern Australia’s unique ecosystems
In some cases where the human footprint is slight, coral reefs can have their fish, and we can eat them too, explains Tyson Martin