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Energy exploration and development in protected areas


Several protected areas in the Philippines are now confronted with proposals for the exploration and development of energy resources. The Northern Negros Natural Park in Negros Occidental is one of these PAs being eyed for geothermal survey. 2,114 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

New paper: can biodiversity, carbon and agricultural development coexist in Australia’s northern savannas?

*This is a slighly edited version of the press release note on our latest paper in Conservation letters (mainly, I´ve added here some interesting maps and figures). 1,095 more words

Scientific Articles

The environmental impacts of alien birds

Thousands of species have been moved by people to areas where they do not naturally occur. These alien species can have negative impacts on the environments into which they are introduced. 559 more words

Invasive Alien Species

New paper on urban biodiversity

Biodiversity functions of urban cemeteries: evidence from one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe has been accepted for publication in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening… 275 more words


World Environment Day

Today is world environment day. Happy, it depends. Happy to stay hopeful, yes. Happy about what we have been able to achieve towards environment, no. 140 more words


The Tiger Temple Torture

Yesterday, I came across this heartbreaking finding of the 40 dead tiger cubs in a freezer at the Tiger Temple vicinity. The picture taken by… 393 more words


Wildlife Witness App Helps Stop Trafficking

If you’re traveling to Southeast Asia, there is an app that will allow you to identify and report wildlife that is being illegally traded.

In 2014 Sydney’s Taronga Zoo partnered with TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, to create… 267 more words

Biodiversity Conservation