Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

The popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world has been brought into question in a new study.

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.

Earths biodiversity could be much greater than we thought

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

We might have managed to recognize only 2% of Earths biodiversity.