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Assessing risks to marine ecosystems with the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

Researchers conducted the first IUCN-RLE assessment of an offshore marine ecosystem and listed the southern Benguela of South Africa as Endangered.

Fighting for Trash Free Seas: The world opens two battlefronts against ocean plastic

Either from land or at sea join the global trash free seas movement and help end plastic pollution worldwide!

Nature-based Solutions: Inspiring Sustainable Innovation in Ecosystem Conservation

Nature-based solutions - ecosystem-based approaches to societal challenges and development goals.

Seagrass meadows: the marine powerhouses

Seagrass meadows are among the world’s least known ecosystems. Yet these underwater gardens are crucial to our survival — they are among the most important blue carbon reservoirs on the planet.

Deforestation is making the world a hotter, drier place

Predicting how tropical forests will affect climate is a complex challenge. While stabilizing the global climate is contingent on saving the world’s forests, saving the forests is also contingent on stabilizing the global climate.  

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