Olivia Johnson

Science

Are freshwater species doomed?

A group of scientists from across the globe have unveiled a new plan to halt the decline of biodiversity of our freshwater ecosystems. Referred to as the ‘Emergency Recovery Plan’, it details the actions needed to bend the current downward curve of freshwater biodiversity loss. Published in Bioscience on February 19, the paper outlines a…

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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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