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12.06.2018
Warning bells sound as a global study trawls through 40 years of data and highlights the losing battle that seabirds are fighting against industrial fisheries.
Opinion
11.26.2018
Bees exhibit striking cognitive capacities in order to collect floral resources. However, pesticides, heavy metals, and other environmental stressors impair communication between neurons, thereby...
Article
09.10.2018
Is science doing enough to help protect the environment? Following a detailed analysis of 13,000 publications on the subject, the answer is yes. A retort to those who believe that conservation...
08.09.2018

Can human development continue at this pace without causing a loss of biodiversity? A group of researchers at the French Institute of Pondicherry believes so. By studying the impact of human...

Article
04.11.2018
A new study suggests that the overrepresentation of wild animals—lions, tigers, giraffes, etc.—in our everyday lives (toys, films, ads) makes us forget that they are on the verge of extinction....
Article
04.10.2018
The IPBES, which is to biodiversity what the IPCC is to climate change, recently published five reports at its sixth plenary session held in March in Medellín, Colombia. In this synthesis of current...