Quantcast

Latest William Laurance Stories

Earth’s Large Old Trees Are Dying Off
2012-12-07 14:14:00

According to a new study by a trio of Australian and American researchers, large, old trees are declining in record numbers around the world.

Biodiversity Preservation Efforts In Peril
2012-07-26 10:40:25

Nature preserves have been remarkably successful in maintaining the biodiversity within their borders, but some threats to the species that live there are making those borders obsolete.

NBE_032
2012-01-27 06:53:12

The worlds largest trees are dying off due to the encroachment of man.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

U.S. conservationists say a shift from poverty-driven to industry-driven deforestation is threatening the world's tropical forests.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
Related