Category Archives: BIODIVERSITY

Satellite Reveals Indonesia’s Fast Dwindling Forests

Satellite images have found that Indonesia’s ancient forests, a treasure of biodiversity and also a buffer against climate change, have shrunk much faster than thought, scientists said. Between 2000 and 2012, Indonesia lost around 6.02 million hectares of primary forest, … Continue reading

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Fossil of World’s Biggest-ever Flying Bird discovered

Science Daily reports  that scientists have identified the fossilized remains of an extinct giant bird that could be the biggest flying bird ever found. read here

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Are We Pushing Sumatran Tigers to Extinction?

  Sumatran Tiger is nearly extinct due to human involvement in its habitat, according to a new research paper. These tigers are found exclusively on the Indonesian island of Sumatra and only 400 of them live today. A high level of … Continue reading

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When it comes to food, technology won’t save us

Originally posted on Grist:
Shutterstock Despite what Monsanto and a surprising number of science writers want you to think, GMOs aren’t the only high-tech game in town when it comes to food and agriculture. In fact, there are groups out…

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