Three wildlife rangers killed in attack by violent militia in DRC Sheffield tree-felling opponents vow to fight on after court setback Melting glaciers in Swiss Alps could reveal hundreds of mummified corpses Extreme weather deaths in Europe ‘could increase 50-fold by next century’ Underground magma triggered Earth’s worst mass extinction with greenhouse gases Meat industry blamed for largest-ever ‘dead zone’ in Gulf of Mexico Dozens of Laotian elephants ‘illegally sold to Chinese zoos’ UK-built pollution monitoring satellite ready for launch Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rain forest destruction Illegal trade in rhino horn thriving in China, NGO investigation reveals
Category archives for: Biodiversity

Biological control to kill carp

Carp’s destructive feeding habits, which stir up sediment, muddy the water and make it difficult for other fish and birds to feed, as well as the way they rip up water plants, are the main reasons why the fish are a problem in Australia. The program leader for the freshwater pests research program, Dr Dean […]

The tiger and the media

The tiger is the most famous animal in Bangladesh and it’s awesome power is why it has been named the National Animal of Bangladesh.  However the tiger is under threat due to habitat fragmentation, climate change and challenges of sharing the Sundarbans with the 1.5 million people who depend on the forest for their livelihood. […]

Wetlands in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has 6.8 million hectares of wetlands and 12 important wetlands listed in the Ramsar Convention for the protection of wetlands. Bangladesh lies at the intersection of the deltas of three great rivers, the Ganges, the Brahmaputra and the Meghna and over 1000 smaller rivers.   Between them the rivers of Bangladesh discharge over 1,200 billion […]

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