This can have both direct ecological effects and implications for agricultural sustainability and food safety, experts warn.
At present only around 15% of the planet’s land surface area is protected in some form.
As much as 1,000 tons of plastic dust rains down on national parks and remote areas of wilderness in the US.
The problem isn't just that many forests are being lost. It's also that many remaining forests are getting younger.
Flatulence and burping are quite a problem in cattle. And not only as a faux pas in polite bovine society on green pastures.
"The ongoing sixth mass extinction may be the most serious environmental threat to the persistence of civilization."