The UN says humanity is causing an ‘unprecedented’ decline in biodiversity — and it’s picking up

Please stop.

Climate change-induced forest fires threaten iconic conifers in western US

The Klamath is set to lose many of its iconic conifers, to be replaced by shrubs.

Fences threaten local fauna, instead of protecting it

In some parts of the world you can find fences that stretch for hundreds of miles, delimiting protected areas or those populated with humans. The basic reasoning is that these fences are put in place to protect the local wildlife by preventing the spread of diseases, poachers and by helping helping managed endangered populations. The reverse may actually be true,

Exotic plant species drive native plants into extinction contrary to reports

Researchers at  University of Toronto and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have recently published a paper that claims exotic plant species do indeed eliminate native plants from the wildlife ecosystem, contrary to previous reports that found the threat unreal. The ecologists argue that reports heralding invasive plants as non threatening are based on incomplete information, since not