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Science: Bees Are the Most Important Species on Earth

Science: Bees Are the Most Important Species on Earth

(Updated April 24, 2020) Insects—pollinators, in particular—are integral to a healthy environment and the planet's survival. According to the international conservation nonprofit Earthwatch Institute, bees are the most important species on earth. The declaration...
Scientists Are Growing Coral In a Lab to Save Dying Reefs

Scientists Are Growing Coral In a Lab to Save Dying Reefs

Scientists are creating lab-grown coral in a bid to save the fast-disappearing Florida Reef Tract, the third-largest barrier reef in the world. Researchers say they have made history by being the first to spawn endangered...
This Is What Would Happen If the UK Converted Farmland to Forests

This Is What Would Happen If the UK Converted Farmland to Forests

What would happen if farmland was converted to forest? A new study from Harvard University found that the UK could significantly reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by doing so. The study analyzed two potential...
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BBC Nature Show Host Chris Packham Says Farmers Are Our ‘Last Chance’ at Saving...

English naturalist, nature photographer, author, and television host Chris Packham believes that nature reserves are not enough to help the nation's wildlife. Earlier this month, the BBC host embarked on a quest called "Chris Packham's...

Intact Forests Are Crucial to Mitigating Climate Change, Scientists Say

In just the past decade, the world has lost more than seven percent of its intact forests; also known as large connected areas free from disturbances caused by humanity. This figure shows to be only...