"Human population size is able to predict past extinctions with 96% accuracy," the experts argue.
Forests in Kon Plong comprise dense jungles that are among the most biodiverse places in Southeast Asia.
Instead of real encounters with them, we often approach nonhuman animals through folktales, fables, and legends.
Scientists say billions spent to monitor the wildlife trade and reduce deforestation would pay for itself in virus prevention.
"We found robust evidence of the negative impact of neonicotinoids, in particular on grassland birds."
The oft-heralded mass extinction of insects has been exaggerated as the creepy-crawlies aren't dying off on a massive scale.