Tag: Borneo

December 21, 2020

TWS2020: Palm oil drives elephants onto Bornean farmland

Elephants in Malaysian Borneo fenced out of large swaths of habitat around palm oil plantations are being pushed onto local farmers’ properties. Researchers are looking at ways to reduce the...

October 13, 2020

Reducing reproduction helps some birds survive drought

In the final year of Thomas Martin’s songbird study in Venezuela, he noticed some birds just weren’t breeding. In fact, one species — the gray-breasted wood-wren (Henicorhina leucophrys) — went...

September 29, 2015

Shrinking Forests Can Devastate Wildlife

Forests have shrunk about three percent globally since 1990, which can have devastating effects on the world’s biodiversity in plants and animals, according to the UN’s Global Forest Resources Assessment...