Moorlands are of crucial significance and can store up to 10 times more carbon dioxide than other ecosystems. But they’re under threat. A nature conservation project has found a way to restore them.
Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?
A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature.
The natterjack toad, petalworts and the sand lizard are some of Britain's most endangered species. To fight for their survival the UK's biggest conservation organisations are joining forces.
A proposal by the Indonesian government intended to prevent wildfires has been criticized by local environmental groups. The plan would give developers new land in exchange for restoring wetland destroyed by plantations.
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