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Charismatic Megafauna: What It is and How it Helps Conservation

The word “charismatic” may sound odd in the science of fauna and environmental conservation, but this isn’t a new concept. The term “charismatic megafauna” was coined back in the 80s. Biologists, environmentalists, and conservationists were pushing their efforts to save endangered species by any means possible. Banking on the global popularity and cuteness factor of […]

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Permafrost Contains a Dangerous Amount of Mercury

Researchers indicate that there is a dangerous amount of mercury in permafrost that could pose a great threat to humanity. Permafrost represents a thick subsurface layer of soil which is always below the freezing point the entire year. Scientists have developed a new study, and they have revealed that in the northern hemisphere, permafrost contains […]

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Global Warming Might Not Lead to the Extinction of Mammals and Birds

A new study shows that mammals and birds might survive climate change. Scientists indicate that these creatures stand the best chance of all animals when it comes to facing climate change effects. Researchers have developed an analysis on how 11,500 species survived 270 million years of hot-and-cold fluctuations. Their new study reveals that warm-blooded creatures […]

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The Consumption of Sandwiches and Meat Is Responsible for Global Warming

Even if it may sound shocking, scientists blame the consumption of sandwiches and meat for global warming. British scientists have developed a new study which reveals this strange connection between global warming and eating sandwiches. Scientists at the University of Manchester have announced on January 25 the results of their newest study. Their research is […]

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