How snow leopard saviour helped protect endangered species by tackling ‘retaliation killings’ in Himalayas

How snow leopard saviour helped protect endangered species by tackling ‘retaliation killings’ in Himalayas

An Indian conservationist who helped save the highly endangered snow leopard by tackling “retaliation killings” in the Himalayas has won a prestigious award from a UK wildlife charity for his pioneering work. Snow leopards live high in the mountains of central Asia but have suffered huge declines in numbers as climate change melts their icy […]

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World heading towards a devastating insect apocalypse according to new study

World heading towards a devastating insect apocalypse according to new study

Land overuse, resource depletion, and global warming have all had disastrous implications for the world. According to a new study, portions of the planet are now on the verge of an insect apocalypse. The study, which was published in the journal Nature, discovered a link between high-intensity agriculture and the ever-present climate emergency. They discovered […]

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Stray juvenile lion shot dead by the Uganda Wildlife Authority for killing and eating people’s livestock

Stray juvenile lion shot dead by the Uganda Wildlife Authority for killing and eating people’s livestock

On April 8, 2022, Uganda Peoples Defence Forces soldiers shot and killed a stray juvenile lion that had spent days murdering and eating people’s livestock in many communities in the western Uganda region of Kagadi (UPDF). The lion was shot during a combined operation combining Uganda police, the Uganda Police Force (UPF), and the Uganda […]

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Broad-scale declines in forest birds of the Canadian Acadian Forest due to deforestation

Broad-scale declines in forest birds of the Canadian Acadian Forest due to deforestation

According to recent research headed by Oregon State University that quantifies the effects of forest “degradation” on avian habitat, bird species that reside in wooded areas are under threat from human-caused changes to forest composition. “To date, forest loss has been the main focus of conservation policy, which is well warranted because it has a […]

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Researchers find that bumblebees’ body size could make them more vulnerable in a warming world

Researchers find that bumblebees’ body size could make them more vulnerable in a warming world

According to new research, the climate crisis may result in more small-bodied bees but fewer bumblebees, with potentially “cascading” implications on plant pollination and ecosystems. Over the course of eight years, scientists in the United States trapped and studied more than 20,000 bees in a region of the Rocky Mountains to see how different varieties […]

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Darwin’s hypothesis that birds’ feathers get more colorful closer to the equator proved by researchers

Darwin’s hypothesis that birds’ feathers get more colorful closer to the equator proved by researchers

If you’ve ever traveled to a tropical location, you’ve probably noticed that the birds’ feathers are brighter than in other regions of the world. The hue of a bird’s plumage appears to vary depending on latitude. Phys.org reported that three European scientists who went on expeditions to the tropics during the 1800s — English naturalist […]

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