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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.

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 Biodiversity Loss Due to Land Cleared for Meat Diets

Posted in Featured, Science on 11th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

The livestock industry takes up a massive amount of land, leading to wide-scale biodiversity loss.

Robotic bees could take the sting out of Colony Collapse Disorder

Posted in Science on 10th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Native honeybees, one of the most prolific pollinators in the animal kingdom, are dying off at an unprecedented rate from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Large-scale study 'shows neonic pesticides harm bees'

Posted in Featured, Science on 30th Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

The most extensive study to date on neonicotinoid pesticides concludes that they harm both honeybees and wild bees.