Tigers Struggle to Survive in Sumatra’s Fragmented Forests

A research expedition tracked endangered tigers through the Sumatran jungles for a year and found tigers are clinging to survival in low density populations. Their findings have renewed fears about the possible extinction of the elusive predators. Tigers… Read More

Study: Protected Tropical Reserves Threatened by Human Encroachment

Phys.org reports that a small team of researchers from Mexico and the U.S. have found that protecting the remaining parts of the rain forest will require more than simply outlawing intrusion by mining or tree-cutting on islands of… Read More

Monsanto’s glyphosate now most heavily used weed-killer in history, study says

Monsanto’s glyphosate is now most heavily used weed-killer in history, according to a new study. A paper published Feb. 2, 2016 in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe reports that 18.9 billion pounds (8.6 billion kilograms) of glyphosate have… Read More