Negative effects of overgrazing for native species

There are many negative effects to overgrazing for native species including soil erosion, land degradation and loss of valuable species. Keep reading to learn more.

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Is GMO agriculture killing bees

There is much debate surrounding the exact cause of the bee decline throughout the world with many convinced that GMO agriculture is to blame. But is this statement correct?

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Endangered species that have recovered

Once a species is identified as endangered, there is a lot of work that we must do to protect the species. Examples of species that have recovered are...

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Human causes of earthquakes

Surprisingly, it has been seen that seismic activity increased due to...Here are the most common human causes of earthquakes.

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What does loss of bees mean for us

What does the loss of bees actually mean for us? Bees provide us with a free, indispensable service that would be difficult to recover if it was lost. They help...

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Effect of pollution on plants

Pollution does not only affect animals and humans, it has many negative effects on plants as well. Some of them include leaf damage, slower growth, root damage, and inability to photosynthesize...

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Golden eagle affected by climate-change

The impacts of climate change on species are clearly illustrated by looking at the cases of the following species, prioritised on the basis of how they are affected...

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Brief facts about illegal pet trade

Wildlife is put at risk due to a variety of reasons linked to human activity. But only few of us think that numerous species are threatened because they are illegally traded as pets.

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Biodiversity hotspots of the world

There are 35 biodiversity hotspots that have been identified around the world. Although they only make up less than..., a large portion of the species in these zones...

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Life on the brink of a sixth mass extinction

Data are supporting evidence that we are living on the brink of a sixth mass extinction. Over the past 500 years, we know of 1,000 species that have gone extinct...

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