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Peatlands: A little known natural treasure

Peatlands are among the world’s most neglected natural treasures. Yet these waterlogged ecosystems are crucial to our survival —they are among the most important carbon reservoirs on the planet.

Third International Year of the Reef 2018

2018 has been declared the International Year of the Reef, and it couldn't have come at a more important time. Coral reefs are in crisis  – we need to act.

Mesoamerican Reef, a Critically Endangered ecosystem

Scientists provide new  tool model  to assess coral reef ecosystem risks.

Ecosystems under fire

Fire in ecosystems - a natural disturbance or an anthropogenic threat?

Subterranean ecosystems - a terrestrial world out of sight

Approximately 15 % to 20 % of Earth's ice-free land consists of karst landscapes. Despite this, we are still in the dark when it comes to our knowledge of subterranean ecosystem.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

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