Latest Tropical Andes Stories
An international team of scientists has turned its attention to glacial melting in the tropical Andes, and their conclusions indicate that the situation is even more dire than originally suspected.
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress, it was announced that the Madidi National Park, located in the remote Northwestern region of Bolivia, may be the most biologically diverse location on the globe.
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.
Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds – especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas – and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species.
The Andes-Amazon basin of Peru and Bolivia is one of the most biologically rich and rapidly changing areas of the world.
Hundreds of rare, endemic species in the Central Andes remain unprotected and are increasingly under threat from development and climate change.
One in six Mediterranean mammals are under threat from extinction on a regional level, according to a new report issued Tuesday.
Global warming will become a top cause of extinction from the tropical Andes to South Africa with thousands of species of plants and animals likely to be wiped out in coming decades, a study said on Tuesday.
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