Today we celebrate 46 years of World Earth Day. Today, right now, we celebrate our Earth. As Carl Sagan once said ‘our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping […]
This week the world celebrated the International Day of Forests. Conservation International released a beautiful film highlighting the rampant destruction of the world’s forests.
Zika virus is receiving a huge amount of attention currently as it reaches pandemic levels. Zika virus was detected in 1947 in Zika Forest in Uganda. It was subsequently identified in […]
The Washington-based Center for Global Development has predicted that tropical rainforests encompassing an area equivalent to the size of India will be felled in the next 35 years. The centre […]
Ebola is sweeping across West Africa and the reason for the spread may have been due to deforestation and wildlife trade.
Oil palm plantations have come to Africa and the great apes are under the same threat that the orangutans have faced for twenty years.