ScienceDaily reports A study has found that, left unchecked, the combined effects of deforestation and human-induced climate change could eliminate Madagascar’s entire eastern rainforest habitat by 2070, impacting thousands of plants, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians that are endemic to the island nation. Read article at Climate change and deforestation could decimate Madagascar’s rainforest habitat by […]
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How a North Carolina Oyster Nursery Is Improving Lives—and the Environment Owner says the business helps marine life, honors local history, and supports the community ARTICLE January 7, 2020Topics: Ocean Conservation Projects: Conserving Marine Life in the United States Tags: Fisheries management Like many states on the East Coast, North Carolina had a thriving wild oyster population until the mid-20th […]
The Guardian reports New Zealand’s famous kiwi birds are suffering from dehydration as drought affects many northern areas of the country, with conservationists warning chicks may soon perish too. There are 68,000 kiwi left in New Zealand but their number is declining at a rate of 2% a year. A century ago there were millions […]
Figures released by the Woodland Trust show 1,064 ancient woodlands to be at risk of damage or destruction – the highest number since it started compiling the data in 1999. It is thought that this is just tip of the iceberg, as there may well be others it has not been notified of. Of these […]
“The baobab is the national tree of Madagascar. Of the nine genera in the Word, six are found only in Madagascar [two are in Arabia and one in Australia]. However due to deforestation, three of these baobab species are endangered and facing a serious threat of extinction,” says photographer Emiline. “This photo was taken at […]
By Cole Lalonde Jan. 8, 2020 Little Brown Bats on Prince Edward Island have long been threatened by a deadly fungus in a process experts say could be accelerated by climate change. White nose syndrome is a disease that spreads from bat-to-bat and is named as such due to a white fluff that appears on […]