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  • Panda Conservation Worth Billions Every Year

    Panda conservation is often criticised due to the huge cost involved. But a new study has proven that, as an umbrella species that helps conserve the other species it shares a habitat with, panda conservation has great value.

    By Alex Taylor on 13th August 2018
  • Panda Data Shows Success

    A large scale study of giant panda habitat use and threats to their survival has proven how valuable long-term data is to the conservation of species. Pandas are using secondary forests far more than they have before, however human presence in panda habitats is increasing.

    By Alex Taylor on 12th August 2018
  • Wolf Reintroduction in Scotland

    New research on wolf reintroduction in Scotland indicates that for them to be effective at directly reducing red deer numbers and allowing nature to recover in the Highlands, they may need to be reintroduced to very large fenced reserve.

    By Alex Taylor on 29th July 2018
  • Limiting Climate Change Means Greater Survival

    The first study to explore how limiting climate change to a 1.5oC rise in temperature would benefit species throughout the world has found that the vast majority would survive, especially insects.

    By Alex Taylor on 23rd July 2018
  • Canine Distemper Confirmed in Endangered Big Cat

    Infection with canine distemper virus has joined the long list of threats to the endangered Amur leopard, with the first documented case having been identified in a 2 year old female.

    By Alex Taylor on 21st July 2018
  • Boat Traffic Threatens Rare Dolphin

    Rare bottlenose dolphins in Panama’s Bocas Del Toro Archipelago are being threatened by boat traffic Рscientists are now calling for them to be designated as endangered.

    By Alex Taylor on 20th July 2018
  • Hope for Rare Colobus Monkey

    The first ever range-wide population census of Zanzibar’s endemic red colobus monkey brings good news and bad.

    By Alex Taylor on 19th July 2018
  • New Threat to Forests from Palm Oil Production

    Oil palm production in Malaysia has an impact beyond the direct loss of habitat,a new study has shown. It also provides a rich food source for crop-raiding wild boars, which then multiply in big numbers and damage forest trees, preventing regeneration.

    By Alex Taylor on 18th July 2018