Biodiversity Media Alliance

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Entangled in the Web of Life: Biodiversity and the media

Biodiversity — the variety of genes, species and ecosystems on the planet — is disappearing faster than at any time since the demise of the dinosaurs. The implications are profound, for humanity and for our efforts to tackle poverty and climate change. Yet the media has under-reported this urgent environmental challenge, partly because researchers and policymakers have failed to communicate the issues in a way that is relevant to most people.… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on May 4, 2010 at 18:18 — No Comments

Free access to special biodiversity supplement in Nature

The journal Nature has created a special supplement on biodiversity to mark the UN International Year of Biodiversity.

All of the material is free, but for a limited time only.

The collection includes feature articles, opinion pieces, news and views articles and original research papers

You can see the… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on April 28, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Welcome to the Biodiversity Media Alliance

Hello and thanks for joining this website.

It exists to build bridges between journalists and sources of stories, news and interviews about biodiversity — why it matters, how it is threatened, and what can be done to protect it and use it in a sustainable way.

All members can use the Blogs section to share news, thoughts, ideas, publications, etc., and you can include photos,… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on April 28, 2010 at 1:00 — 8 Comments

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