"The impacts will only intensify, damaging not just ecosystems, but societies and economies," warns UNEP's Inger Andersen. "Member states must get ahead of the game before it gets worse,"
The newly described primate has been named after Mount Popa, a sacred pilgrim site in Myanmar.
“Enough is enough,” a villager living in an area where logging has been rampant. “We want the trees to grow back.”
"Nature-based interventions could be prescribed to assist individuals attempting to give up smoking," says lead author Leanne Martin.
Already the Amazon is receiving less rain than previously as a result of a changing climate.
As much as a third of the estimated 29,000 orchid species could be facing imminent threats to their existence.