Entries in conservation (136)
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is commonly known as, has been found to have a potentially devastating effect on wildlife habitats throughout the UK, according to research that was jointly commissioned by leading wildlife and countryside groups.
To further secure the world’s food resources, Japan has sent 575 duplicate (spare) samples of barley from the Barley Germplasm Center at Okayama University to be stored in Svalbard’s global seed vault.
The paradise tree snake (Chrysopelea paradisi) is found in South East Asia and is one of just five snakes that are able to “fly”. It regularly glides for over 30m in the air, with some individuals recorded as being airborne for 100m.