Global view on sea turtle conservation

Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 39, March 2024

Coral atolls are at risk from rising sea level, what can be done to enhance island buidling processes
The paper demonstrates the importance of a cross-sectoral approach in conservation planning to mitigate the impacts of industrial activities such as fishing, shipping, and deep-sea mining on biodiversity in the open ocean, offering a cost-effective solution for achieving conservation targets and promoting sustainable management in the face of "blue acceleration".
The paper presents a scientific framework for assessing marine biodiversity and reveals significant gaps in our understanding and protection of ocean biodiversity, emphasizing the need for more strategic conservation efforts to safeguard marine ecosystems and their contributions to human well-being.
This study supports SDGs 3, 6, and 14 by highlighting the importance of freshwater biodiversity for human and planetary health, and suggesting that local and regional efforts for monitoring and improving ecosystem health are essential for reversing the current crisis in this area.

Forensic Science International: Animals and Environments, Volume 3, December 2023

Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) is among the most lucrative illegal industries in the world and is a significant driver of biodiversity decline. This paper outline the basics of IWT and discuss its cascading consequences on environments, human lives and communities, national stability, and the economy.
The paper underscores the urgency of addressing climate change's impact on biodiversity through transboundary conservation efforts, offering guidelines for designing climate-smart marine protected area (MPA) networks in regions like the California Bight, highlighting the need for international coordination to ensure effective protection and adaptation strategies for vulnerable species and ecosystems.

Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Third Edition, 2024, pp 674-689

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 14 and 15 by discussing conservation efforts for mammals, which particularly focus on habitat protection and direct protection. Mammals are often treated as flagships for the rest of biodiversity conservation.
This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 13 and 14 by reviewing the biodiversity of sea cucumber species and the ways in which changing climates and habitats have influenced their biogeographies.
The annual UN Climate Change Conference advances climate talks, mobilizes action, and can provide a significant opportunity to look at the impacts of climate change as well as innovation and solutions globally. Elsevier is pleased to highlight a large number of freely accessible journal articles and book chapters to help advance research and action against climate change, in support of COP28.