Biodiversity, the importance of protecting the right areas

To TreeHugger and Science Daily, protecting a mere 17 percent of the land surfaces against human exploitation would protect two third of the plant species. However, there is a catch as we have to protect the right places… So if we have to protect the most of our biodiversity, we have to find a way… Continue reading Biodiversity, the importance of protecting the right areas

Earth is home of 8.7 million species

Here are some stunning news. To TreeHugger : ” Scientists have just completed the most accurate tally of the planet’s species yet (though the projection still has a pretty healthy margin of error). The magic number?” ” 8.7 million, according to the study, which was recently published in the journal PLoS Biology. But the amazing… Continue reading Earth is home of 8.7 million species

Species moving fast because of climate change

According to Cleantechies : “A new study finds that animal and plant species are responding to the effects of climate change at a rate two to three times faster than previously believed. Researchers in the Department of Biology at the University of York in the United Kingdom found that in more than 2,000 instances, species… Continue reading Species moving fast because of climate change

A great infographic on biodiversity loss

Biodiversity is a vital issue to us all as to the United Nations the disappearance of both fauna and floral species costs six percent of the world GDP, or more thanĀ $3,100 billion (2,000 billion euros) per year. The Mother Nature Network published recently a splendid infographic with the Top 20 countries with most endangered species.… Continue reading A great infographic on biodiversity loss