giovedì 12 gennaio 2017
martedì 27 dicembre 2016
A lanciare l’allarme uno studio della Zoological Society di Londra. Secondo i ricercatori, sono rimasti solo 7.100 ghepardi allo stato naturale e solo in sei nazioni dell’Africa meridionale
mercoledì 21 dicembre 2016
Tens of thousands of “smog refugees” have reportedly fled China’s pollution-stricken north after the country was hit by its latest “airpocalyse” forcing almost half a billion people to live under a blanket of toxic fumes
mercoledì 7 dicembre 2016
Suffering a population decline of 30 percent in the past 25 years, African leopards may qualify the "endangered status" under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday
Huge flock of migratory birds landed on acidic waters of an open pit mine where employees attempted to scare them off
martedì 6 dicembre 2016
lunedì 5 dicembre 2016
The sixth mass extinction — the one that seven billion humans are sadly doing their utmost to trigger at this very moment — is shaping up to be like nothing our planet has ever seen.
mercoledì 23 novembre 2016
martedì 15 novembre 2016
lunedì 14 novembre 2016
Nearly 200 bird species from six of the world’s most biodiverse places are at immediate risk of extinction despite being deemed non-threatened in the IUCN Red List, a new study has found.
sabato 5 novembre 2016
“Yochi” is a story of a 9-year-old, selectively mute Mayan boy who guards a nest of endangered Yellow-Headed Parrots in Belize’s pine savannah. When his beloved older brother, Itza, returns from the city, Yochi learns that he’s in debt and has turned to poaching – setting the brothers on a collision course.
venerdì 28 ottobre 2016
giovedì 20 ottobre 2016
A man walks past bushmeat including pangolins, bush rats and tiger cats for sale on the roadside in Equatorial Guinea. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images
First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade
sabato 8 ottobre 2016
martedì 27 settembre 2016
Students wearing face masks walk across the street in a line in Jinan, in east China’s Shandong province. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images
More than 1 million people died from dirty air in one year, according to World Health Organisation
domenica 25 settembre 2016
This morning in Los Angeles, empowered by the Zulu legend of Shongolulu, we marched from the La Brea Tar Pits to the South African Consulate where my friend Ellen Ericksen hand delivered a letter demanding an end to ivory trade in Africa.
mercoledì 21 settembre 2016
Turning a blind eye to climate change will come at a price the world can no longer afford to pay, the director of a documentary produced by Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio said on Monday.
venerdì 16 settembre 2016
giovedì 15 settembre 2016
Species such as bluefin tuna are being pushed to the brink due to humans’ tendency to fish for larger species more often than smaller ones. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock
Report comparing past mass extinction events warns that hunting and killing of ocean’s largest species will disrupt ecosystems for millions of years
mercoledì 31 agosto 2016
Records of temperature that go back far further than 1800s suggest warming of recent decades is out of step with any period over the past millennium
martedì 30 agosto 2016
Members of the Kruger National Park keep the head of a rhinoceros up during a white rhino re-location capture on October 17, 2014. (Photo: Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty Images)
Leading conservation scientists are calling for bold political action to combat the loss of our planet’s largest animals. Can they inspire us to take action?
The feedbacks created by the intrusion of cold freshwater into the planet's oceans are already shutting down ocean circulation, leading to the formation of more powerful superstorms.
Amitav Ghosh says in his latest book, that serious fiction has found it difficult to deal with the subject of the climate crisis that is upon us. “Considering what climate change actually portends for the future of the earth,” he says, “it should surely follow that this would be the principal preoccupation of writers the world over—and this, I think, is very far from being the case.”