Agriculture

Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

June 20, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Thomas Guillaume, a postdoctoral researcher at EPFL’s Ecological Systems Laboratory (ECOS) and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), is the lead author of a synthesis study on the environmental […]

Asia

Mining, erosion threaten Indian rhino haven

May 29, 2018 ecodaily 0

  India’s Kaziranga National Park, which harbors the world’s largest population of greater one-horned rhinoceroses (Rhinoceros unicornis), is at a “high risk” of “permanently” losing its habitat connectivity with the larger Karbi Anglong landscape, part […]

Environment

Can bribes save the rainforest?

May 14, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Rainforests are some of the only pieces of lush wilderness left on the planet. Just about every bit of land that isn’t frozen or desert has been turned into farmland. Unfortunately, deforestation is a big […]