"Moorlands are important for biodiversity. There are many rare plants and animals that only thrive on the moors and can't be found elsewhere in the landscape." – André Deter, Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union
"I think there is a great future for them [fruit bats] as long as we can continue to protect the habitat that they come to roost in and that they come to feed on." – Dion Scott, general manager of Kasanka National Park
The cotton-top tamarin is famous for its distinctive appearance but the animal is under threat. A long-running project aims to save it and its habitat in the tropical forests of Colombia.
UNESCO has updated its List of World Heritage in Danger. Although intensive conservation efforts have saved the world's second-largest coral reef, more than a dozen sites continue to be at serious risk.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Flooding in Japan and a heat wave in Canada have killed hundreds. With extreme weather causing unimaginable disasters, and extreme weather events on the rise, some experts believe many more could die if nothing is done.
A California man is dying of cancer, and he is blaming the glyphosate found in Monsanto's Roundup, while a judge has allowed hundreds of more cases to move forward. But research shows the link is anything but clear.
The Florida Everglades are famous throughout the world, with alligators as perhaps their best-known inhabitants. However, there’s a new predator in town — and it is wreaking havoc on this remarkable ecosystem.
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