There Are More than 9,000 Undiscovered Tree Species on Earth, Study Says
There could be upwards of 73,000 tree species on Earth, according to a huge new study of forest biodiversity.
90% of Sharks Were Mysteriously Wiped Out and Never Recovered, Scientists Find
"They made it through the asteroid impacts, they've made it through global warming, global cooling, and all sorts of things. And yet this event that we didn't know about wiped out 90 percent of them."
Earth's Biodiversity Could Take Millions of Years to Recover from Human Influence
A new study concludes that extinction rates for gastropods during the fifth mass extinction were worse than believed, and the sixth could be even bigger.
Check Out This ‘Freaky’ New Frog Species Found Hiding in Plain Sight
The Mindoro fanged frog was discovered in the Philippines after researchers compared audio recordings of mating calls.
Humans Used to Be Good for the Planet, And We Can Be Again
Humans used nearly three-quarters of the Earth's land 12,000 years ago and colonization and industrialization brought negative effects, new research shows.
Banning the Sale of Wild Meat Might Actually Make Pandemics More Likely
Conservationists have advocated a ban to prevent future pandemics and protect biodiversity. A new study suggests it might do the exact opposite.
The Artist Who Is Reimagining Earth’s Natural Future
Poet, painter, and naturalist Obi Kaufmann shares an optimistic view of nature even as the human impact on the planet grows larger.
We Have Failed To Meet Even a Single Target To Stop the Destruction of Nature, Says UN
In 2010, world leaders created a 10-year plan to save the planet. In 2020, not a single goal has been fully met.
Davos Is Just a Bunch of Boomers Sharing Viral Videos
Davos’ empty words and promises are most apparent in its terrible aggregated videos designed for social media virality.
Canada Is Underestimating How Risky Pollution Is to Endangered Animals, Study Says
Underestimating threats could see Canada's species disappear faster.
As Animals and Plants Go Extinct, Languages Die Off Too
In the parts of the world where biodiversity is most at risk, words and phrases also face extinction.
Global Capitalism Is Destroying Habitats for Rare Species in Brazil, Study Shows
A new study shows how international soybean markets are degrading one of the world's most biodiverse regions.