Examining the ongoing global land rush

Since the beginning of the century, the world has experienced a global land rush with thousands of transnational land investments being made by foreign entities resulting in a surge of large-scale land acquisitions, which ...

Race to vaccinate rare wild monkeys gives hope for survival

In a small lab nestled in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, researchers with gloved hands and masked faces cradle four tiny golden monkeys so a veterinarian can delicately slide a needle under the thin skin of each sedated animal's ...

Sounding the alarm in time to save endangered species

A few years—or sometimes even just a few weeks—can be all it takes for a plant or animal to acquire "endangered species" status. For instance, when a new road is built through a forest, the chainsaws come out and a rare ...

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