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Meet the World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates

Shreya Dasgupta | Mongabay Every two years, primate experts compile a report that highlights 25 primates that are in severe crisis. These are the most...

Camera Traps Reveal Surprises in Peru

Alexa Eunoé Vélez Zuazo | Mongabay In June of this year, a group of scientists entered the tropical forest in Tahuamanu Province, situated in the...

Photo Essay: Born Free in the Jungle

Deepti Sreenivasan | Asian Age Sachin stresses on the point that one cannot plan in advance to take such photographs. Photographer Sachin Rai loves nature...

Mexican Gray Wolf Listed Among 10 Species Most at Risk of Extinction

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last month released its long-awaited recovery plan for endangered Mexican gray wolves. Now a national wildlife advocacy...

Monsanto Giving Cash to Farmers Who Use Controversial Pesticide

 Lorraine Chow | EcoWatch Looks like Monsanto really wants farmers to use XtendiMax. The agribusiness giant is offering a cash incentive to farmers to apply a...

Top Ten Climate Deniers in the Trump Administration

More than 97 percent of climate scientists agree the planet is warming and that human activity is largely responsible. For perspective, that’s as...

Google’s Artificial Intelligence Finds Two New Exoplanets Missed by Human Eyes

Jake Clark, University of Southern Queensland Two new exoplanets have been discovered thanks to NASA’s collaboration with Google’s artificial intelligence (AI). One of those...

Hope for One of the World’s Rarest Primates: First Census of Zanzibar Red Colobus...

A team of WCS scientists recently completed the first-ever range-wide population census of the Zanzibar red colobus monkey (Piliocolobus kirkii) an endangered primate...

Think You Know Polar Bears? Here Are 36 Amazing Facts About the Icon of...

 G. John Cole | AlterNet Few images express the danger of climate change as visually as the polar bear: the great bears are literally seeing the ice...

Why Capitalism Wins. And How a Simple Accounting Move Can Defeat It

Lorenzo Fioramonti, University of Pretoria Notwithstanding its many flaws and centuries of criticisms, capitalism is still the dominant economic system globally. What made it...

Whose Consumption Is Killing the Planet?

Ragina Johnson, Michael Ware | System Change  The consequences of human-induced climate change are dire. Crop failures will increase. Severe weather and rising sea levels will...

Watch: Rare Sighting of Mother Sunda Clouded Leopard and Cubs Caught on Film

On the afternoon of November 6, while traveling through Deramakot Forest Reserve in the Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo,...

Ten Amazing Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist

We all have an extensive list of animals we wish to see in real life. Such a list only has the name of...

Four Unseen Benefits of Protecting Tigers and Their Habitat

From the world’s largest mangrove forests in the Sundarbans to temperate forests in the snowy mountains of Bhutan, protecting tigers and their natural...

Humanity To Be Erased by Super-Volcano Sooner Than Thought?

The findings do not mean that our planet is "overdue" for a devastating eruption, said the author of the study, but "what we...

Dogs or Cats, Who Is More Brainier? Science Has an Answer Now

There's a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs. It has to do with their brains, specifically the...




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