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The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants

Under the shadow of Myanmar's famed "Golden Rock" punters haggle for the latest traditional medicine cure—slices of skin from the country's fast disappearing wild elephants sold for a few dollars a square inch.

dateJan 21, 2017 in Ecology
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Tracking the world's final wilderness frontiers

Researchers from the University of Maryland utilize satellite imagery to demonstrate that forest wildlands—forests least affected by human activity—are steadily shrinking and pinpoint ways to help preserve these landscapes ...

dateJan 18, 2017 in Environment
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