COVID-19 is comparable to climate and extinction emergencies, say scientists from the UK and US – all share features such as lagged impacts, feedback loops,
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Removing tree canopy to create breeding areas for timber rattlesnakes also brings in predators like hawks and bobcats, research finds.
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Poorly planned tree-planting efforts may risk actually adding to climate change and cutting biodiversity, research on a campaign in Chile finds.
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The Trump administration is rolling back environmental regulations, claiming it's good for the economy. But research shows that conservation is better both for public health and for job creation.
June 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Inspired by the slow and steady sloth, SlothBot hangs on a wire between trees to monitor the environment below and enhance conservation efforts.
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Red pandas in Nepal are being monitored in their last stronghold in the mountainous forests of Nepal.
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"...if we act quickly and decisively, there is a slim window in which we can still conserve roughly half of Earth's land in a relatively intact state."
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