Newly discovered orangutan species is 'among the most threatened great apes in the world'

Posted in Science on 4th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

Unfortunately, the researchers say, there are only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans left.

Over half of primates now facing extinction, new report says

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The primates are a diverse order that include apes, our closest biological relatives, as well as monkeys, lemurs, lorises and tarsiers.

Many species will not be able to adapt to climate change

Posted in Featured, Science on 23rd Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

A study of more than 250 plants and animals suggests their ability to adapt to changes will be vastly outpaced by future climate change.

Digital Life aims to make a 3D scan of every animal species

Posted in Featured, Software on 3rd Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The team is working with zoos, scientists and other organisations to gain access to subjects for scanning, starting with endangered species.

Four out of six great apes one step away from extinction, experts say

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Four out of six great ape species are now Critically Endangered with the remaining two also under considerable threat of extinction.