Latest Biodiversity hotspot Stories
Scientists discover 30 new spider species, which constitutes a minor share of what is yet to be found in this biodiversity hotspot.
US$4.5 Million Initiative Spans Six Countries to Foster Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities and a Healthy Climate Tokyo, Japan & Arlington, VA, USA (PRWEB)
The small fragments of tropical forests left behind after deforestation are suffering extensive species extinction.
Biodiversity hot spots -- the world's biologically richest and most threatened locations on Earth -- and high biodiversity wilderness areas -- biologically rich but less threatened -- are some of the most linguistically diverse regions on our planet.
Most of the world's "missing" or undiscovered species live in regions already identified by scientists as conservation priorities.
In a startling result, a new study published by the scientific journal Conservation Biology found that more than 80 percent of the world's major armed conflicts from 1950-2000 occurred in regions identified as the most biologically diverse and threatened places on Earth.
A recent study of marine fossils is revealing ancient clues to conservation efforts.
The first full map of where the world's birds live reveals their diversity 'hotspots' and will help to focus conservation efforts.
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