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News & Comment

  • Q&A |

    Jon Hutton and Melanie Ryan, respectively the Director and the Head of Programme of the Luc Hoffmann Institute, tell Nature Sustainability about the making of the Biodiversity Revisited project.

    • Monica Contestabile
  • Comment |

    Biodiversity research is replete with scientific studies depicting future trajectories of decline that have failed to mobilize transformative change. Imagination and creativity can foster new ways to address longstanding problems to create better futures for people and the planet.

    • Carina Wyborn
    • , Federico Davila
    • , Laura Pereira
    • , Michelle Lim
    • , Isis Alvarez
    • , Gretchen Henderson
    • , Amy Luers
    • , Maria Jose Martinez Harms
    • , Kristal Maze
    • , Jasper Montana
    • , Melanie Ryan
    • , Chris Sandbrook
    • , Rebecca Shaw
    •  & Emma Woods
  • Editorial |

    Governments need to act now to halt rising inequalities or they will fail to deliver on the promise of a better future for all.

  • News & Views |

    Reports on the widespread presence of plastic particles in the environment have raised concerns about whether these particles could be taken up by plants and end up on our plates. An experimental study now reveals a mechanism through which nanoplastics can make their way into plant roots.

    • Matthias C. Rillig
  • Q&A |

    Pushpam Kumar, Chief Environmental Economist at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), talks to Nature Sustainability about the need to focus on wealth to achieve sustainability.

    • Monica Contestabile