Tag: biodiversity

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Flight of the Bumblebee

The Earth is currently undergoing the sixth mass extinction event – the most widespread and rapid global biodiversity crisis since the extinction of the dinosaurs. A massive decline in bumblebees is now underway resulting from pesticides, parasites, disease, poor weather due to climate change, and other human involvement. A new study has revealed that the…

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Tropical rainforest slows down global warming

In the last few decades, thousands of scientists have dedicated their lives to reducing carbon emissions and helping save the planet. Now, it seems like something is finally working; tropical forest reserves are preventing the release of three times as much carbon into the atmosphere as the UK emits each year. Leading in this field…