Forest soils recover from disturbances slowly over many years—up to 80 years following a wildfire and as many as 30 years after logging, much longer than previously thought.
Researchers found that urban gardens and allotments provide especially good habitat for pollinator communities.
Using a cutting-edge observation system, researchers have found that, unless we reduce emissions, the warming of the world's oceans will continue at a rapid pace.
Small-scale gold mining has led to the destruction of more than 170,000 acres of primary rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon over the past five years, according to new research.
New research finds that rising sea levels due to climate change will put dozens of World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean region at increased risk of flooding and erosion—threats many of the sites are already facing.
This has led to over-hunting and persecution by cattle ranchers becoming even bigger threats to the survival of the big cat.
A new report from the United Nations finds that there has been a sharp increase of instances of physical violence and legal prosecution against indigenous peoples in countries across the globe.
Wildlife rehabilitators rescued numerous species after the storm, from common animals like beavers and deer to rarer wildlife like alligator snapping turtles.
Researchers say a conservation initiative known as a payments for ecosystem services really paid off in terms of preventing deforestation.
High seas comprise about two-thirds of the oceans—and no one body or agency is tasked with their governance.
At least 200 people were killed in 24 countries last year in retaliation for standing up to environmentally destructive industrial projects.
The Chinese government has said it will rein in the smuggling and illegal sale of ivory, but those enforcement efforts do not appear to have reached the town of Shuidong.
New research suggests that the mass extinction event that occurred 66 million years ago spurred something of an explosion of new frog species.
Increasing beef productivity and engaging directly with the supply chain may be a flawed approach when seeking positive conservation outcomes.
Norwegian government officials are warning Temer that his country risks losing millions in financial aid that Norway pays to Brazil to help rein in deforestation in the Amazon.
There is now a set of guidelines for palm oil companies to use when implementing their commitments to address the deforestation associated with their operations.