National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) Deep in the rainforests of Central America, two innovative scientists conduct research in the pitch dark with the aid of cameras that can “see” heat. Their infrared thermal imaging ... watch video
AFP (Jan. 12, 2015) A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery returns to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group says. Duration: ... watch video
Newsy (Jan. 27, 2016) The Rainforest Action Network says the consumption of palm oil — used in products ranging from packaged foods to shampoo — is destroying rainforests.
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AFP (Apr. 15, 2013) Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, with the most rapid melt occurring in the last 50 years, according to a joint Australian-British ... watch video
GlobalPost (Mar. 10, 2013) Paraguay's economy has seen record growth, as it's agricultural production soared. It's now the fourth largest exporter of soy and exports more beef than Argentina. But rapid expansion of ... watch video
AP (Sep. 25, 2013) For the first time ever, a catalog of high definition images is being put together to give a comprehensive insight into the condition of sea beds around the world. The aim is to help reverse the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 14, 2012) This year marked the first time in history that more Chinese were living in cities than in the countryside.
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Feb. 12, 2016 A new strain of yeast that could improve the efficiency of making fuel from cellulosic biomass such as switchgrass has been discovered by researchers. Both the yeast strain ... read more
Feb. 12, 2016 As the Arctic continues to change due to rising temperatures, melting sea ice and human interest in developing oil and shipping routes, it's important to understand belugas' ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 A dynamic model that focuses on site scale conservation has been developed to give conservation decision-makers the capacity to assess multiple interacting stressors at the ... read more
Feb. 12, 2016 New research confirms there really was a giant, flightless bird with a head the size of a horse's wandering about in the winter twilight of the high Arctic some 53 million ... read more
Feb. 2, 2015 'Foot' travel by Borneo's shaggy apes may be evolving more than initially thought, researchers have discovered. The Bornean orangutan not only regularly walks Wehea Forest floors to ... read more
July 16, 2014 Forest cover in Borneo may have declined by up to 30% over the past 40 years, according to a new study. he native forests of Borneo have been increasingly impacted by logging, fire, and conversion to ... read more
Oct. 8, 2012 Criteria and indicators have emerged as a powerful tool in promoting sustainable forest management. Since Rio 1992, several international processes and initiatives have developed criteria and ... read more