Eco-Influencers Unveiled: Spreading Awareness of Lesser-Known Wildlife Facts

Eco-Influencers Unveiled: Spreading Awareness of Lesser-Known Wildlife Facts

Social media personalities focused on eco-causes are educating millions about the hidden wonders of the natural world. Imagine getting schooled on the wild lives of animals by authorities who live and breathe conservation – that’s what happens when influencers harness social media to dish out fascinating facts about species’ survival strategies, quirky habits, and the […]

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Certified timber harvesting of tropical forests proves beneficial for gorillas and elephants

Certified timber harvesting of tropical forests proves beneficial for gorillas and elephants

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified timber harvesting areas in Gabon and Congo boast a greater abundance of larger mammals, such as leopards, gorillas, and elephants, than non-FSC forests. Utrecht University researcher Joeri Zwerts and colleagues conclude this based on 1.3 million camera trap images gathered in fourteen commercially exploited forests. The researchers’ analysis reveals the effectiveness […]

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Africa’s Great Apes Are Already Feeling the Effects of Climate Change, First-of-Its-Kind Study Finds

Africa’s Great Apes Are Already Feeling the Effects of Climate Change, First-of-Its-Kind Study Finds

African great apes are some of the most iconic creatures on Earth. Humans’ closest living relative, these majestic primates are becoming increasingly impacted by climate change. In the next three decades, African apes will experience more extreme events such as heat waves, wildfires and flooding, according to a new study led by Razak Kiribou, a […]

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