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Man on a mission to lure players to real-life Pokemon

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Like many Pokemon Go players, National University of Singapore life sciences undergraduate Sean Yap, 24, goes out as often as possible.

But, unlike such gamers whose eyes are glued to their phones in an effort to catch the virtual characters, Mr Yap looks up and around – at plants, birds and, especially, insects. 820 more words

Current Affairs

Release today of the IPBES Summary for Policymakers of the Assessment Report on Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production

Following on from the press release earlier this year announcing of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production ( 50 more words


British wildlife in 'crisis' as 120 species face risk of extinction due to intensive farming

A large number of wildlife in Britain are facing an uncertain future as over 120 species are at risk of extinction due to intensive farming. 226 more words

Coastal paths, research watercolors of animals

Sketching up birds, mammals and fish from along the coastal trails

Text and watercolors by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

I’ve spent the last few days researching nature and animal species along coastal trails, working on making coastal trails in Northern Europe. 134 more words


Conflicting EU policies may hamper biodiversity conservation without mitigating climate change

Photo credits: Sabina Burrascano

We’ve just published a new paper: ‘Current European policies are unlikely to jointly foster carbon sequestration and protect biodiversity‘ together with an international, interdisciplinary research group from five universities on ‘Biological Conservation’ to highlight the risk that European carbon policies may threaten grassland biodiversity. 660 more words



Welcome to the ‘Friends of Glasgow’s Local Nature Reserves’ web site.

Updated 25 August 2016

For up-to-date information, please see our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/friendsofglasgowlocalnaturereserves… 234 more words


The Impact of Deforestation and Habitat Loss on Biodiversity

By Ian Teñido

A set of issues are directly linked to deterioration of biodiversity. Climate change has however received much attention- yet in its shadow, much bigger environmental challenges are hidden; deforestation and habitat loss. 680 more words