Tag: farmland

October 20, 2020

How to slow extinctions? Restore farmlands to nature

Over 70% of predicted animal and plant extinctions on land could be avoided by returning 30% of the world’s farmlands to nature. That’s the finding of a global roadmap published...

February 15, 2019

Could more private land conservation reverse bird declines?

Throughout rural Illinois, more than 140,000 acres of farmland have been conserved for wildlife. That’s about as much as one-third the acreage of public land in the state. Like similar...