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    This November, world leaders will meet in Glasgow, UK for the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to discuss action on the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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    This summer’s Tokyo Olympics, delayed by a year due to the pandemic, were meant to showcase how the global megaevent can be held in a more responsible manner.

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    Biodiversity is being lost globally, at devastating rates. The 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention of Biological Diversity will finalise a global biodiversity conservation framework for 2020-2050.

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    The oceans have trapped one-third of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activities since the 1980s. They are home to 50-80% of life on Earth, feed over three billion people and support the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people.

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    Effective agricultural interventions could aid efforts to find sustainable solutions for ending hunger. In this collection, we present evidence-based recommendations from the Ceres2030 team on where to prioritize spending on interventions to achieve zero hunger by 2030.

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    Feeding a growing and increasingly affluent population is clashing with efforts to conserve habitat and natural resources. Sustainable intensification, an effort to increase crop yields with fewer inputs and without expanding land use, seeks to balance these priorities.

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    Nature Sustainability is celebrating two years of publishing great research from a broad range of natural, social and engineering fields.

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    Research in the economic sciences lies at the heart of addressing global societal challenges and achieving progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Nature Research journals welcome the submission of research across the spectrum of economic sciences and allied disciplines. This Collection highlights economics research from a range of Nature Research journals that feature economics as a priority area in their scope.

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    Network science is now a mature research field, whose growth was catalysed by the introduction of the ‘small world’ network model in 1998.

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    This Focus includes research and opinion relevant to-evidence-based sustainability policies in Brazil. The work presented is particularly timely given the history of environmental successes in the country and the uncertainties about future policies after the recent change in political leadership.

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