Reports have shown that the Amazon Rainforest is being destroyed at a very speedy rate, and people might not be able to do anything to save it. It has been approximated that the rainforest suffers from deforestation and clearing for up to roughly 8,000 square kilometers every year. It is more worrying since there are very limited legislations and regulations that go after its protection and conservation.
An international team of researchers has discovered a new species of termites in the dry forests of Colombia.
A newly discovered flower species growing in a south Colombian forest resembles a demon’s head.
Zika-infected pregnant women are at risk of giving birth to babies with microcephaly birth defect even if they don’t have symptoms of the disease.
Today's a good day for animal conservationists as 33 abused big cats from South American circuses are finally scheduled to head back to their homeland on the 29th.
A recent study confirmed that wild boar, wolves and other wildlife are living around Chernobyl. Here are other spots now mostly free of humans that have wild pasts but are now thick with wildlife.
A featherwing beetle was measured to be 0.325mm. This is considered the world's tiniest, free-living insect.
Researchers recently found well-preserved sea turtle fossils in Colombia. They determined that these remains are 25 million years older than the previously known oldest sea turtle fossils.
Land-sharing was found to be counterproductive for retaining biodiversity. A recent study suggests that leaving some land completely untouched, while increasing farming practice solely in other areas, will benefit the evolutionary diversity of bird species.
The current coffee-farming system, which involves non-shade farming and low prices wrested from poor farmers, is causing problems. These methods have been in place only since the 1970s and 1980s, and a study talks about how they could be changed.