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.

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
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]