News tagged with tropical forests

US adds two macaws to endangered species list

Poaching and habitat loss have landed the military macaw and the great green macaw, two birds typically found in Central and South America, on the US endangered species list, officials said Thursday.

dateOct 01, 2015 in Ecology
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Evidence of species loss in Amazon

Researchers studying plants, ants, birds, dung beetles and orchid bees in the Brazilian Amazon have found clear evidence that deforestation causes drastic loss of tropical forest biodiversity.

dateAug 24, 2015 in Environment
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