The Earth's species — plants, animals and humans, alike — are facing imminent demise. How we got here, and how to cope.
The first step in conservation is for people to meet these animals.
Reversing the drastic decline in biodiversity is the most important goal for sustainable development. Biodiversity is the collection of species and the environment in which they inhabit. Biodiversity is the life in an ecosystem.
A yearly investment of about US$3 to US$5 million in public international research would be enough to address most of the
While humans carry much blame for the decline of tigers, it is not too late for us to play a larger role in bringing the species back from the brink.
We are a species. Perhaps that’s a bit of a blow to our modern, so-over-biology, Homo sapien arrogance; but it’s true just
The higher fitness shapes are in red while the lower ones are blue. As the environment changes, that peak is going to flatten
It is an irrefutable FACT that there are good people and bad people in every religion, and to protect someone you don't know
There's a flipside, however. It can be argued, with solid data, that intensive animal agriculture itself threatens food production
16 percent. "We haven't seen many extinctions yet, and I think that's because we're still in the area where climate is [playing
Most conservation practitioners would rather spend the next dollar raised on reducing threats than monitoring the effectiveness of their actions. Not surprisingly, few have ever attempted to gather scientifically credible data on any of the numerous exhaustive lists of indicators.
Predictably, this one case diagnosed here in the U.S. has resulted in a media feeding frenzy, rumination, recrimination, and the familiar blend of hyberbole and hysteria that tends to populate those infamous 15 minutes during which any given crisis holds our attention.
I can live with rabbits in my garden, even if I don't like them. Let's do all we can to people whose homes are in or around national parks and protected areas, to live with wildlife that they would likewise prefer to live without.
He confesses that he suffers from a "mild arachnophobia" -- so much so that he was unable to cope with and preserve a large and colorful orb spider that he had acquired with some difficulty, and instead simply opened the plastic bag and released it back into the wild.
Martin Montgomery is member of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California who, along with the dedicated commitment of Brandi
Two schools of thought -- sometimes working in unison and sometimes at odds with each other -- have driven much of the environmental movement in the United States over the past 100+ years.
It is customary during Tu B'Shevat to eat a new fruit, or to eat one of the Seven Species mentioned in the Bible. Being that it is the New Year for trees, I thought it would be the perfect time to make a "tree" resolution. So, mine is to introduce a new fruit or vegetable at least once a month to my kids.