Scientists fear for wildlife in Ontario’s boreal forest as wildfires get more frequent and intense

Scientists fear for wildlife in Ontario’s boreal forest as wildfires get more frequent and intense

As wildfires continue to burn through northern Ontario’s great expanse of boreal forest, smothering the deep greens and blues of the land, experts are keeping an eye on the hundreds of animal species living within. Although the 2021 fire season has already been one of the worst in the past decade, this year’s fires aren’t […]

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Argentina creates two new marine parks to protect penguins, sea lions

Argentina has officially created two large marine protected areas: the Yaganes Marine National Park, lying off of the country’s southern tip, and the Namuncurá-Burdwood Bank II Marine National Park in the South Atlantic. Together, the two parks cover a total area of about 98,000 square kilometers (37,000 square miles). By designating these two marine parks, […]

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New report connects human health to biodiversity protection

During February, the 14th World Congress on Public Health in Kolkata, India, revealed a new “ground-breaking” report entitled, Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health, which demonstrates human health benefits yielded from protecting Earth’s biodiversity. It’s designed to be the new “flagship publication,” acting as a primary source of information that supports the upcoming 2015 […]

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