News tagged with human impact

Study tracks beef measles outbreak

A livestock feed supplement contaminated with human faeces is being blamed for an outbreak of parasite infection in a cattle feedlot in northwest NSW.

Mar 07, 2013 not rated yet 0

Extreme weather threatens rich ecosystems

Extreme weather such as hurricanes, torrential downpours and droughts will become more frequent in pace with global warming. Consequently, this increases the risk for species extinction, especially in bio diverse ecosystems ...

Mar 30, 2012 3.9 / 5 (7) 33

Limits for mountain trail use identified

A new study on human impact to wildlife in some of Canada's most popular national parks has identified limits at which trails can be used before ecological disturbance takes place. The study led by University of Calgary Masters ...

Sep 22, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 1