Latest Biodiversity Stories
To raise awareness and inform the debate surrounding man’s effect on the Earth, climate experts at the GWSP conference are embracing the term ‘Anthropocene’ as a label for the epoch that heralded human dominance of the planet with the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.
a Tiger Journal.com begins a three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, for
Endangered Earth Journal.com has launched Part 1 of a three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save
Endangered Earth Journal.com will feature a three-part interview with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, starting
Starting Endangered Species Day, May 17, 2013, a Tiger Journal.com will feature a three part interview with Jean-Christophe Vié,
Charles Darwin predicted that a plot of land growing distantly related grasses would be more productive than a plot with a single species of grass in On the Origin of Species, first published in 1859. Over 150 years later, a study from the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), reveals Darwin was right
Climate change could dramatically reduce the geographic ranges of thousands of common plant and animal species during this century.
In the face of unprecedented deforestation and biodiversity loss, policy makers are increasingly using financial incentives to encourage conservation.
The world's biodiversity is currently in rapid decline, with human-mediated global change being a principal cause.
Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...
Conservation Biology is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the Society for Conservation Biology. It was established in 1987 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell. Conservation Biology was originally developed to provide a global voice for an emerging discipline. It quickly became the most important journal dealing with the topic of biological diversity. Editor-in-chief is Gary Meffe; managing editor is Ellen Main. Stanley A. Temple, President of the SCB from 1991-1993, said: “The...
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.