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The global fight against biodiversity loss will get a boost with the creation of a UN panel. Environment ministers meeting in Nairobi from 21st February are expected to endorse the nascent Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Modelled on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a key catalyst for collective action on global warming, IPBES aims to do the same for species and habitat preservation: gathering experts to produce reports that compel politicians to universally binding action.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting, opening in Washington DC on 17th February, should set the…

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