News tagged with forest conservation

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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Study documents a lost century for forest elephants

Because forest elephants are one the slowest reproducing mammals in the world, it will take almost a century for them to recover from the intense poaching they have suffered since 2002. Not only does it take more than two ...

dateAug 30, 2016 in Ecology
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