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Nature Needs Half is a global movement that consists of network of international partners working to protect nature at the scale she needs around the world. The WILD Foundation is proud to steward this movement in partnership with a larger steering committee, and serves as its coordinating hub.

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UN Biodiversity Chief Urges More Nature-Friendly World by 2050

Make half of world more nature-friendly by 2050, urges UN biodiversity chief   At least half of the world should be made more nature-friendly by 2050 to ensure the wellbeing...

Protecting Half Without Going Hungry

How to conserve half the planet without going hungry By Zia Mehrabi, Erle C. Ellis And Navin Ramankutty Every day there are roughly 386,000 new mouths to feed, and in that same...

Who will save the planet?

Science Alone Won’t Save the Earth. People Have to Do That. By Erle C. Ellis This planet is in crisis. The safe limits within which human societies can be sustained, the...

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Mapping China's Wilderness

A Preliminary Study on Mapping Wilderness in Mainland China   Article by Cao Yue, Yang Rui, Long Ying, Steve Carver Wilderness areas are, in the main, places that are ecologically...

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Space for Nature

Space for Nature   How much of the planet should we leave for other forms of life? This is a question humanity must now grapple with. The global human population...

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How to Protect Half

How to protect half of Earth to ensure it protects sufficient biodiversity   Abstract   It is theoretically possible to protect large fractions of species in relatively small regions. For...

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Photo by Harshil Gudka.
Summer 2018 Newsletter

August 1st, 2018 Connection is Protection   Nature Needs Half Chair, Randy Hayes, explains the NNH core values.   What do you find fundamentally valuable? What qualities or issues do...

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Connectivity Infographic

  Help inform others about Nature Needs Half by downloading and sharing this infographic! To download the graphic, right click on the image and select "Save Image."  

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Member Spotlight:

  August 1st, 2018 By Jackie Batrus and Amy Lewis In this era of grim tidings that seem to go from bad to worse on an almost daily basis, it...

Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Photo by Harshil Gudka.
Connectivity: the safety network for biodiversity conservation

  August 1st, 2018 Article by Gary Tabor, Center For Large Landscape Conservation Across the globe, wildlife have less freedom to roam.  In an increasingly fragmented world where nature is...

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Scientists call for a Paris-style agreement to save life on Earth

June 28, 2018 - Jeremy Hance Scientists call for a Paris-style agreement to save life on Earth Conservation scientists believe our current mass extinction crisis requires a far more ambitious...

Nature Retention, Not Just Protection

Nature retention, not just protection, crucial to maintaining biodiversity and ecosystems June 27, 2018 by Mike Gaworecki Is it time to completely rethink how we design the goals of conservation programs?...

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