environmental change

Large Species More Susceptible to Environmental Change

A new study has found that large predators are more at risk of being adversely affected by environmental change, such as over-hunting and habitat change, because compared to smaller animals they have to work harder to find their next meal. The scientists from Durham University and the Zoological Society of London published their research in

9 ‘Planetary Boundaries’ Cited as Crucial for Human Survival

A group of 30 leading Earth and Environmental scientists is proposing “nine planetary boundaries”, or “safety zones”, that must not be crossed, in order to preserve the planetary and environmental balance that human civilizations (and much of the rest of the biosphere) require. Crossing these boundaries–and three of them may have already been crossed–could “generate unacceptable environmental change for humanity.”

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