(February 22, 2017, 2:50 am)
Officials in Nigeria’s Cross River state tossed out plans to clear a 10-kilometer-wide zone along a 260-kilometer superhighway, but opponents of the project say that the road should still be rerouted.
(February 21, 2017, 5:59 pm)
On this episode of the Newscast, we welcome Harvard professor, climate historian, and noted author Naomi Oreskes to talk about what stories she’s worried will get lost in the media’s hyperfocus on the chaos surrounding the new Trump Administration in the U.S.
(February 21, 2017, 11:50 am)
An interview with Derek Byerlee, lead author of The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution, a new agricultural economics book that looks at the past, present, and future of soy, oil palm, and other tropical oilseeds.
(February 20, 2017, 4:55 pm)
Conservationists are celebrating the successful reintroduction of an iconic antelope species, the scimitar-horned oryx, to a portion of its historical range on the edge of the Sahara desert after 14 captive-bred animals were released in a remote region of Chad.
(February 20, 2017, 9:00 am)
New research based on the genetics, physical characteristics and sounds of bush babies – or galagos – in southeastern Africa calls for a sixth genus in the family Galagidae.
(February 16, 2017, 11:02 am)
Researchers are studying a declining native population of turtles in New York City’s coastal waters. Their loss could have severe consequences for the struggling Jamaica Bay.
(February 15, 2017, 2:46 pm)
In 2015, a team of researchers left 21 camera traps on a previously unsurveyed ridge in Peru’s Sira Communal Reserve for six months and captured some of the first images of the critically endangered Sira curassow to be made publicly available. Following the success of their initial expedition, the team revisited the study location in 2016, this time with HD cameras in tow.
(February 15, 2017, 2:38 pm)
The Amazon’s rivers once were sufficient for commerce; now international commodities traders want to build roads, railways and industrial waterways thru the Amazon’s heart.
(February 14, 2017, 6:58 pm)
The area of land planted with oil palm has doubled in Latin America since 2001, but a new study finds that most plantations were established on land that had already been cleared.
(February 14, 2017, 4:57 pm)
The wall not only presents human, fiscal, and international relations concerns, but would also have an adverse impact on wildlife and the environment. The views expressed are those of the author.