Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

"Fractured Forests Are Endangering Wildlife, Scientists Find"

"Around the world, humans are fracturing vast forests. Highways snake through the Amazon’s rain forests, and Indonesia plans an ambitious transportation grid in Borneo, through some of the largest untouched expanses of tropical forests. ... Conservation biologists have intensely debated the dangers that the fracturing of woodlands poses to animals."

Source: NY Times, 12/09/2019

"Invasive Cats, Pigs And More Plague Most Us Parks, Report Warns"

"Invasive species — everything from rats to Burmese pythons — have spread to more than half of national parks, according to new research published this week, which also offers suggestions for stopping non-native animals while safeguarding native species into the future."

Source: Tri-City Herald, 12/05/2019


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