A dozen countries want to officially debate for the first time in history the possibility to halt deep-sea mining, but have faced opposition from China and the island-nation of Nauru.
The draft plan will be used as the basis of negotiations at a meeting in Kunming, China, where governments are to agree on global rules to protect life on Earth
Douglas Cress from the Great Ape Survival Partnership at UNEP says that the loss of apes is an indicator for the destruction of the natural world, as he urges greater protection.
This week, the challeneges posed by rapid population growth and urbanisation.
Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity explains why managing biodiversity is a way for business to manage risk.
New study which warns the world is dangerously close to planet-wide tipping point calls for population to be drastically lowered, and for people to be forced to be materially poorer.
New research warns biodiversity protection could be as important as preventing climate change in protecting ecosystems.
This week’s photo of the week celebrates World Forestry Day with this stunning picture from a forest in the heart of England.
New research has warned on the impact of retreating glaciers from climate change on the ecosystems of the river reliant on their water run off.