Conservation

Wild coffee plants, Christmas trees and chocolate's tree are surprisingly poorly protected

18 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Headlines about threatened plant species often focus on hardwood plundered from the Amazon or obscure plants known only to specialized botanists. A new way of measuring plant...
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Seeing the forest for more than the trees: Adding conservation into holistic development

19 hours ago   |   Phys.org

International development donors and practitioners increasingly recognize that good governance, economic growth, health, and human well-being are inextricably...
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The Great Barrier Reef Is "In for a Rough Ride"

22 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Eminent coral researcher Terry Hughes says the key to protecting the iconic corals off Australia's coast is to stop global warming
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Canopy cameras shed new light on monkey business in Brazil

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A team of Brazilian biologists supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme is unlocking the secrets of one of the world's most fragile and threatened biodiversity...
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Hyena population recovers slowly from a disease epidemic

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Infectious diseases can substantially reduce the size of wildlife populations, thereby affecting both the dynamics of ecosystems and biodiversity. Predicting the long-term...
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NDP MP Charlie Angus expects Zuckerberg to appear in committee next week in London

NDP MP Charlie Angus expects Zuckerberg to appear in committee next week in London

2 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

NDP Member of Parliament Charlie Angus says if Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg does not show up to testify in the United Kingdom next week, then it “sends a wrong...
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Scientists Capture Rare Photos of the World's Most Endangered Rhino

Scientists Capture Rare Photos of the World's Most Endangered Rhino

2 days ago   |   Geek

It was a late afternoon in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park when Dr. Robin Moore, a conservation biologist and photographer with Global Wildlife Conservation, and his...
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Google data shows public interest in conservation is rising

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

The public's interest in conservation is rising, according to a new analysis led by Princeton University.
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Small Farmers in Mexico Keep Corn's Genetic Diversity Alive

2 days ago   |   Scientific American

“Campesinos” are driving the evolution of maize in North America
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World's Largest Organism Faces Bleak Future

4 days ago   |   Scientific American

The single organism that is the Utah aspen grove known as Pando is on the decline due to herbivores wiping out its youngest tree outgrowths.
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