Powerfully pushing through thick jungle, the mountain gorilla is fearless in the face of strangers on his territory, but the endangered ape is unaware the family group he guards survives by the thinnest of threads.
Natural resources worth more than US$40 Trillion must be accounted for Governments and companies must do more to account for their impact and dependence on the natural environment - according to researchers at the University ...
The accelerated and unsustainable exploitation of the earth's primary natural resources has become a major threat to apes in Africa and Asia, a major United Nations environment conference heard Wednesday.
(Phys.org) —University of Arizona researchers are playing a leading role in an unprecedented effort to save America's most iconic butterfly, the monarch.
Imagine that you are considering selling stocks that you own in a company. You would probably consider how much the shares are worth today, how much they might be worth in the future and how much you might receive in dividend ...
As Myanmar emerges from decades of upheaval and isolation, The New York Botanical Garden has launched an ambitious conservation and training program to document the country's remarkably rich plant life, build the country's ...
Economists have long touted the importance of quantifying nature's value—from the natural treatment of pollution by wetlands to the carbon storage capacity of forests—and including it in measures of national wealth.
Climate change has caused Nepal's Himalayan glaciers to shrink by nearly a quarter in just over 30 years, raising the risk of natural disasters in the ecologically fragile region, a scientist said Friday.
Efforts to save a critically endangered species of crocodile have been given a major boost from a prestigious environmental prize, the winner said Friday.
(Phys.org) —A new study reveals a method to improve the monitoring of the endangered Ganges river dolphin – one of only four remaining freshwater cetaceans since the Yangtze River dolphin became extinct in 2007.