Media Release American Bird Conservancy Declining Warbler, 300 Other Birds to Benefit from Ecuador Land Protection Narupa Reserve Expansion Provides More Winter Habitat for Cerulean Warbler (Washington, D.C., August 6, 2014) The Cerulean Warbler—one of the Americas’ fastest-declining migratory birds—now has more protected wintering habitat in Ecuador, thanks to a cooperative effort by Fundación Jocotoco, […]
The giant raging rain forest fires in Brazil and Bolivia are impacting on the Jaguar population. They either have to move or die…
NPR reports Squirrels eavesdrop on the casual chitchat of birds to figure out when it’s safe enough to be out in the open and foraging for food. Researchers have found that a squirrel becomes incredibly vigilant when it hears the shriek of a red-tailed hawk, but it will relax and resume its food-seeking behavior more […]
(from the blog of netzfrauen.org) A truck containing rosewood suspected to have been logged illegally in Kampong Thom province sits on the side of the road near an economic land concession belonging to Try Pheap in 2013. PHOTO SUPPLIED The destruction of nature has taken on a gigantic dimension. If humans had […]
Mountains above Munnar, a hill town in Kerala, India. Santhosh Varghese / shutterstock Gayathri D Naik, SOAS, University of London Floods are now an annual nightmare in many parts of southern and western India. Valleys in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala that weren’t considered flood-prone until recently are at risk. During floods and […]
Deforestation in the Menkragnoti indigenous territory in Altamira, Amazon basin.
Image Credit: Orangutans rescued near a palm oil plantation in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photograph by Vier Pfoten/Four Paws/Rex It’s the miracle ingredient in everything from biscuits to shampoo. But our dependence on palm oil has devastating environmental consequences. Once upon a time in a land far, far away, there grew a magical fruit. This fruit could […]