Illustration by Mauricio Anton One of the largest terrestrial carnivorous mammals ever known has been identified from teeth and bone fragments in western Kenya. The genus name of the new species, Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, is derived from the Swahili words ‘simba’ […]
Environment & Agriculture
The livestock sector could use almost half of the 1.5˚C greenhouse gas emission budget allowed by 2030, so addressing this should be a key part of the strategy to hit climate targets, according to a new study published in Climate […]
In Cleveland, Ohio, The Wildlife Society celebrated its 25th Annual Conference landmark with members travelling from across North America gathering to celebrate. The Wildlife Society wasn’t the only one celebrating over the five-day event taking place from the 7th to […]
CRC Press is proud to announce that author Ernest Small has been honored with appointment to The Order of Canada, the highest civilian honor in Canada. He was presented with the award by Canada’s 29th Governor-General, Julie Payette, in a […]
Six CRC Press titles shortlisted for the TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in Authored and Edited Book categories. Boca Raton, FL – The Wildlife Society(TWS) is the preeminent international association of wildlife professionals dedicated to excellence in stewardship through science and […]
As climate change makes extreme weather events more frequent and severe, understanding how they affect human health in the long-term is essential to developing more effective approaches for planning and response, says research paper published in the Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association.
A coastal zone management plan designed to safeguard Belize’s natural assets has produced a win-win opportunity for people and the environment, providing a valuable framework for other coastal nations around the world where overfishing, development, and habitat degradation are increasingly serious problems.
Slight increases in temperature in Mediterranean regions from global warming could potentially result in labour, productivity and economic losses for the European wine industry, an article in the journal Temperature suggests.
Remote sensing technologies, using satellite and aerial data, could revolutionise the management of the oil palm industry, bringing both business and environmental benefits, say environmental experts writing in the journal Geo-spatial Information Science. Yet much greater collaboration between industry and academia is needed to achieve the true potential of these technologies.