King Vultures!

Like other vultures, the king vulture is a scavenger. These large birds glide on air currents, conserving energy while searching the forests or savanna below for the corpses of dead animals. Because of their unappetizing eating habits, they fill an ecological niche, and may help to prevent the spread of disease by disposing of rotting […]

via King Vultures – Mexico to Argentina. — Old Guv Legends

The world’s biggest forest destroyers don’t even know which forests they’re destroying — Quartz

Here’s a conundrum faced by everyone who wants the world’s forests to be preserved. When you pick up a bottle of shampoo or a takeaway meal, how can you make a choice that isn’t going to spur deforestation? We know growing palm oil, to take one much-used example, can and does lead to rainforest devastation,…

via The world’s biggest forest destroyers don’t even know which forests they’re destroying — Quartz