High plastic presence in elephant dung highlights its widespread use near protected habitats and a lack of waste segregation practices.
That most lost species are found in megadiverse tropical countries is worrying because of ongoing extinction rates.
When corals and sea anemones absorb oxybenzone, their cells turn it into phototoxins, molecules that are harmless in the dark but become toxic under sunlight.
Yet like all other lemurs, indris are critically endangered and are losing out to habitat loss and poaching.
The environmental harms of high-intensity agriculture present a challenge as we try to keep up with food demands.
Deforestation and poaching mean the tigers could end up extinct like their Javan and Balinese counterparts.