Volume 585 Issue 7826



News Features

News & Views

A recipe to reverse the loss of nature p.503

How can the decline in global biodiversity be reversed, given the need to supply food? Computer modelling provides a way to assess the effectiveness of combining various conservation and food-system interventions to tackle this issue.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02502-2

Calcium channel in plants helps shut the door on intruders p.507

Disease-causing microorganisms can invade plants through leaf pores called stomata, which close rapidly in a calcium-dependent manner on detecting such danger. The calcium channels involved have now finally been identified.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02504-0