Tag: "vanishing" at biology news
ESA launches new project to protect biodiversity
The world's biodiversity is vanishing
at an unprecedented rate ?around 100 species every day ?due to factors such as land use change and pollution. Addressing this threat, world governments agreed through the UN Convention on Biological Diversity to reduce significantly the current rate ...
Invasive species harms native hardwoods by killing soil fungus
...tre for Environmental Research in Germany. "While vanishing
habitat caused by human activity is the number one threat to biodiversity, there is great concern over the impact of accidental and intentional dispersal of alien invasive species across the globe," says Kristina A. Stinson, a plant population biolog...