Tag: human land-use

November 19, 2019

Human activity influences species’ genetics differently

Humans’ presence on the landscape affects different species differently. For some species and population, genetic diversity decreases alongside human land use and population density. For others, it can increase, according...

March 18, 2019

1,700 wildlife species at risk for extinction by 2070

By 2070, 1,700 species of amphibians, birds and mammals are at risk for extinction as a result of human land-use shrinking their habitat. In a Nature Climate Change study, researchers combined...