News tagged with threat

Study finds strong support for ocean protection

The public widely believes that the marine environment is under threat from human activities, and supports actions to protect the marine environment in their region, according to a new study to be published in the February ...

dateJan 10, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Habitat loss is the top threat to Australia's species

Earlier this month, Australia's outgoing Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews told ABC radio that land clearing is not the biggest threat to Australia's wildlife. His claim caused a stir among Australia's biodiversity ...

dateOct 17, 2017 in Ecology
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Update on endangered Philippine cycad species

When plant species are threatened to the point that they reach a designation of Critically Endangered, sustaining an understanding of threats requires repeated site visits by knowledgeable biologists to the various sub-populations. ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Ecology
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