New research suggests farmers and resource managers should not rely on seemingly stable but vulnerable single-crop monocultures. Instead they should encourage more kinds of plants in fields and woods as a buffer against sudden ecosystem disturbance.
Greenpeace announces unprecedented victory for the Indonesian rainforest. One of the largest paper & pulp companies, Asia Pulp & Paper, has committed to a deforestation policy after Greenpeace has campaigned against the company since 2007.
More than 350 wildlife sites, including nature reserves, ancient woodlands and wetlands which are home to some of Britain's rarest species, are threatened by the high-speed rail link, an investigation by The Independent on Sunday has established.
In a shocking report published by a leading Kenyan newspaper - The Star - claims are being made that senior staff of the Kenya Wildlife Service are working with poachers in order to undermine the appointment of the new KWS Director William Kiprono.