Tag Archives: deforestation and wildlife conservation

Planet Of The Apes Vanishing

Apes Can’t Survive Without Habitat The accelerated and unsustainable exploitation of the earth’s primary natural resources has become a major threat to apes in Africa and Asia, a major United Nations environment conference heard Wednesday. Speaking on the sidelines of the … Continue reading

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Woodlands Will Help Some Wildlife Survive Climate Change

Forest Conservation, Reforestation Critical Guest blog from Simon Duffield, Natural England’s Senior Specialist for Climate Change Adaptation Climate change is already changing the distribution of many species. In general species are moving further north, and higher up as a warming climate … Continue reading

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Climate Change Adding Momentum To Extinction Crisis

Biodiversity Collapsing In Many Ecosystems One day around 66 million years ago — it was in June or July if the evidence from fossilised pollen traces has been interpreted correctly — an asteroid somewhat larger than Manhattan ploughed into the … Continue reading

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Google Reveals Global Deforestation

Forest Boundaries Tougher To Cross Now By Rhett A. Butler, Monga Bay Researchers today released a long-awaited tool that reveals the extent of forest cover loss and gain on a global scale. Powered by Google’s massive computing cloud, the interactive forest … Continue reading

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