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Valuing biodiversity and achieving national SDG targets

Biodiversity is much more than a list of species of microbes, fauna and flora, it is the colourful image we have of our landscapes, the inspiration for our spiritual and cultural heritage, the…  

Nature to the rescue: Using ecosystem services to reduce flood risks

With climate change, continuing urbanization trends and demographic growth – especially also in coastal areas, the impacts of floods are expected to increase dramatically in the next decades. Finding…  

Setting sail to achieve SDG 14 – Life below Water – in Africa

For Africa’s coastal and island states, proximity to the sea offers vast opportunities. Blue economy sectors such as fisheries, maritime transport, renewable energy, and tourism can boost employment,…  

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