Rhino and elephant poaching is detrimental not only to the rhino and elephant, but to global security. Poaching profits fund terrorist activity, like the kidnapping of over 200 girls in Nigeria. On...
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Just another sad casualty of environmental collapse: These before-and-after shots show how deserts are taking over the pastures where animals once...
The article concludes that climate change is responsible, but it's own content indicates that the change is more directly human-caused: "Climate change is the main factor. Between 1940 and 2007, Mongolia's temperatures rose by more than 2.1°C. At the same time, rainfall levels have been dropping. The government blames 40% of the desertification on natural causes; the rest on man-made causes."
The relationship between climate and biodiversity has been long debated.
From the article: "Ecoregions that are both large and productive are globally important biodiversity sources that shape the biota of the smaller regions around them."
Via – Sudeep Sunderban Travels https://www.facebook.com/prodas.mondal Indo-Bangla boat ride to save Sunderbans In what could add a new chapter to bilateral equations between the sub-continental neighbours, a team of policy makers and scientists...