Tag: biodiversity

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Landmark IPCC report urges the world to halt deforestation

Yesterday, the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) launched its special report on climate change and land. The landmark report highlights how humans affect over 70% of non-ice land surface of the globe. Intact forests now represent only a total 9% of Earth’s land surface and other natural intact ecosystems represent 7%.

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Make your voice heard and help to defend European nature!

As our environment faces mounting human pressures, it is vital that we speak out to protect the last of our wilderness to restore the damage done. It will be no small challenge for Europe to meet its target of halting the loss of biodiversity and the degradation of ecosystem services by 2020.