Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

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Global Ecology and Conservation, Volume 52, August 2024

This paper highlights the importance for conservation biologists and on-the-ground practitioners to engage more with local pastoralists to tackle the complex and infrequently described conflicts on how best to implement protective policies.
This study introduces an innovative method using DNA barcodes to accurately identify species, addressing the critical issue of trafficking invaluable medicinal plants like Trillium govanianum.
The International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) is celebrated every year on 22 May to raise awareness of the importance and value of biodiversity and to increase understanding of biodiversity issues. The theme of IDB 2024, “Be part of the Plan”, is a call to action for all stakeholders to halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity by supporting the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, or the “The Biodiversity Plan”. To mark International Day for Biodiversity, Elsevier has curated a special collection of journal articles and book chapters exploring .
This papers shows that deforestation negatively affects orchid bee species diversity and that protected areas house the highest richness and abundance of orchid bees.
A perspective piece on ecosystem restoration and seed provenance, highlighting different stakeholders and frameworks and current needs
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The paper demonstrates that coastal ecosystem restoration leads to increased abundance and diversity of animals, comparable to natural reference sites, underscoring its importance in mitigating biodiversity loss and environmental degradation.

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