biodiversity

Loss of species biodiversity near melting Antarctic glaciers

Posted in Featured, Science on 17th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Over the past five decades, temperatures have risen nearly five times as rapidly on the western Antarctic Peninsula than the global average.

Conservation parks are growing, so why are species still declining?

Posted in Science on 14th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nearly 15% of Earths land surface is protected in parks and reserves. By 2020, we should reach the agreed global target of 17%.

Not so crowded? New findings on global species richness

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Earth may contain millions fewer species than previously thought. New findings narrow species estimates for insects and terrestrial arthropods.

Great Apes and Humans: Conserving Our Evolutionary Relatives

Posted in Science on 18th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Conservationists note that it is more important than ever that we work to save our evolutionary relatives.

Extinctions During the Human Era is 1000 Times Worse

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Amid increasing land development and human-driven climate change, the world's species are becoming extinct 1,000 times faster than they used to.