Not even the largest forests can withstand deforestation beyond a tipping point, scientists warn.
The only known 'prehistoric' Wollemi trees on earth are alive, but the surrounding damage is incalculable.
Climate change will wreak havoc with ecosystems, but not all species of flora and fauna will suffer setbacks.
Tigers have been declared extinct in Cambodia and Vietnam. Now the same fate has befallen them in Laos too.
The silver-backed chevrotain, a rabbit-size deer, was last seen in 1990 and believed to be extinct in the wild.
In just 10 years an area the size of 38,600 square kilometers has been deforested in the Amazon.