Biodiversity

Freshwater species on a fast decline

August 19, 2019

Freshwater species have declined 88 percent since 1970 — twice the decline of animals on the land or ocean, according to recent research, yet large gaps remain in ...

More biodiversity means more ecotourism

December 14, 2018

Protected areas with more biodiversity tend to have more tourists, according to new research. That popularity can mean more money for conservation and help bolster ...

DNA Sequencing to help conservation

November 21, 2018

The journal Nature is voicing support for a massive project to sequence the DNA of every plant and animal on earth. The Earth BioGenome Project launched earlier ...

Working lands important for biodiversity

November 5, 2018

While wildlife refuges and other natural areas are important for conservation, recent research shows biodiversity on working lands — places where people raise ...
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