In a new paper, a team of scientists cautions that plans to add more than 3,700 miles of roads in the next few years could seriously endanger biological wealth.
A new study found that bleached reefs had fewer predators such as snappers and groupers and more plant-eating fish such as parrotfish and rabbitfish.
The construction of logging roads in the region has doubled over the past 15 years, and researchers warn that this increase could have serious environmental ramifications.
Globally, 80 percent of forest loss stems from turning over forest for agriculture to grow food for livestock and human consumption.
Poachers have killed more than 90 percent of Zambia's elephants since the 1950s. In response, villagers banded together to protect those in North Luangwa National Park last year.
New research suggests that recent moves to increase the numbers of sought-after trophy species might be ill-advised and counterproductive.
By using foxlights, which mimic a person walking with a flashlight, researchers were able to cut down big cat attacks on llamas and alpacas in the Andes.
In a new study, a team of biologists highlight the assortment of animals that profit from the free meals provided by the kills of big cats.
The measures introduced in July to curb corruption in the country's timber industry are still awaiting a signature from Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.
New research finds that people from communities that weren't close to a road were more skeptical about the prospect of a new one.
The small South Pacific island nation has become a major supplier of Chinese-imported timber.
A new study shows that human interactions have hurt the once ecologically "exuberant" and "megadiverse" South American region.
New research using radar data, as opposed to visual satellite imagery, is a reminder that deforestation and environmental degradation aren't just happening in tropical forests.
A recent study illustrates the connection between consumer demand in the U.S. and increased furniture production in China, which is, in turn, fueling logging in Central Africa.
With no more than 800 individuals left in a fragile habitat, the Tapanuli orangutan could face extinction not long after we became aware of its existence.
A new study reveals that the loss of larger animals in tropical forests diminishes the overall ecosystem biodiversity of the region.
Limited resources combined with the rate at which the number of people is increasing makes the need for solutions especially urgent.
A new briefing by the Global Canopy Programme outlines the struggles that farmers face in the move from traditional to sustainable farming.