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As the planet warms, tropical plants and animals are moving northward

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

New research looks at the northward trek of a variety of tropical species in North America.

Biodiversity conservation saves species, but could be smarter

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Billions of dollars spent on habitat and species conservation have resulted in substantial reductions in biodiversity loss.

Most nations lack ability to deal with invasive species

Posted in Featured, Science on 25th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

The spread of non-native species threatens livelihoods and biodiversity, but the issue is worsened by global trade, travel and climate change.

Stopping deforestation will not end tropical species losses

Posted in Featured, Science on 31st Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Species in tropical forests will still go extinct even if deforestation is stopped immediately, unless efforts are made to restore damaged areas.

Scientists warn of 'unsafe' decline in biodiversity

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Ecosystems depend on the biological diversity within them to function.