Global wildlife could plunge to a 67 per cent level of decline in just the fifty-year period ending this decade as a result of human activities, according to WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016.

Ancient woodland is under threat from invasive rhododendron, experts have warned as they revealed the “aggressive” weed now covers woodland the size of 150,000 football pitches.

The Protected Planet Report 2016 has been launched at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.

The Gulf of Maine’s once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing, scientists say.

It may be too late to save many species of plants from extinction at the hands (or vines) of invasive plant species.

Globally pollen allergy is a major public health problem, but a fundamental unknown is the likely impact of climate change. To our knowledge, this is the first study to quantify the consequences of climate change upon pollen allergy in humans. The objective of the study was to produce quantitative estimates of the potential impact of climate change upon pollen allergy in humans, focusing upon common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) in Europe.

Most countries in the world have little capacity to deal effectively with invasive species, a study suggests.

The remote Caribbean island of Redonda, part of Antigua and Barbuda, is home to numerous species of plants and animals found nowhere else on earth.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Sajeev Bharadwaj Vs State of Telangana & Others dated 27/07/2016 regarding alleged environmental violations committed by persons illegally involved in the rearing of banned African Catfish in the areas of Gadwal, Dharoor, Alampur, Atmakur, Kollapur, ltikyala, Wadapally, Matkal, Maganoor Mandals of Mahabubnagar District and backwaters of Priyadarshini Jurala Project, Srisalam Project, Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers belt.

The presence of domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) in Brazilian protected areas is fairly frequent. The interaction of such dogs with native animals leads to population declines for many species, particularly carnivores. In this paper the main threats dogs bring about Brazilian biodiversity are assessed with a focus on protected areas. We collected information from papers on the interaction of dogs and wildlife species as well as from interviews with National Park managers.

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