Discovery of threatened species drives bid to protect Vietnam forest

Discovery of threatened species drives bid to protect Vietnam forest

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Recently disclosed results from an extensive survey have revealed the presence of several highly endangered species in a forest that is not currently under any legal protection in Vietnam’s central highlands. Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and GreenViet, a biodiversity conservation NGO based in Da Nang, undertook months of […]

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Koalas Face Extinction in Next 30 Years Without Urgent Intervention, Report Warns

Koalas Face Extinction in Next 30 Years Without Urgent Intervention, Report Warns

Koala populations across parts of Australia are on track to become extinct before 2050 unless “urgent government intervention” occurs, warns a year-long inquiry into Australia’s “most loved animal.” The report published by the Parliament of New South Wales (NSW) paints a “stark and depressing snapshot” of koalas in Australia’s southeastern state. “Even before the devastating […]

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What is a Tasmanian devil? Candid Animal Cam meets the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world

What is a Tasmanian devil? Candid Animal Cam meets the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world

Camera traps bring you closer to the secretive natural world and are an important conservation tool to study wildlife. This week we’re meeting the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world: the Tasmanian devil. Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) used to live in Australia but now they can only be found in the island state of Tasmania, […]

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EU/Chinese soy consumption linked to species impacts in Brazilian Cerrado: study

EU/Chinese soy consumption linked to species impacts in Brazilian Cerrado: study

Ask Europeans how palm oil consumption is impacting biodiversity, and many will be quick to list threats to the emblematic orangutan, whose habitat in Indonesia has been drastically reduced by oil palm plantations grown for the international market. But ask those same citizens how the massive amount of soy imported from Brazil to feed European […]

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