How Leafcutter Ants and Other Culinary Creatures Prepare for a Feast | Smithsonian Voices

In the tropical forests of Central and South America, leafcutter ants retrieve fresh plant material that serves as the fodder for a complex suite of fungal gardens tended by the colony. Andreas Kay, Flickr Each year at Thanksgiving, humans stock the table with the fruits of a successful harvest. However, few people can prepare a … Read more

China: artificial intelligence at the service of wetland protection

Published on : 12/11/2022 – 00:13 COP14 on wetlands ends this Sunday in Geneva, after having started in Wuhan in China, which in the past lost many of its marshes, swamps, lakes, rivers and rivers and which today wants to be exemplary. On the banks of the Yangtze River, in the Chenhu Lake reserve, 11,000 … Read more

Half of bird species in decline

Nearly half of the bird species are in decline in the world and one in eight is already threatened with extinction. This is the conclusion “deeply disturbing” drawn up by the latest report from the NGO BirdLife International which publishes, every four years, the state of bird populations throughout the world. According to the organization, … Read more

Alert ! Half of the bird species are disappearing…

Hinatea Chatal Oct 01 4 mins The turtle dove is one of the endangered bird species. Soon, we will only be able to see her in captivity or even stuffed in a museum… Biodiversity is still and always under threat by climate change and human activity. The international NGO BirdLife highlighted the bird population decline … Read more

6 species saved from the beginnings of extinction thanks to the restoration of ecosystems

Around the world, on land and in the oceans, collapsing populations of plants, animals and insects are raising fears that planet Earth may be entering its sixth mass extinction, with catastrophic consequences for man and nature. Of the 8 million species recorded in the world, one million are threatened with extinction. Ecosystem services essential to … Read more

Alert ! Half of the bird species are disappearing…

Hinatea Chatal 7 hours ago 4 mins The turtle dove is one of the endangered bird species. Soon, we will only be able to see her in captivity or even stuffed in a museum… Biodiversity is still and always under threat by climate change and human activity. The international NGO BirdLife highlighted the bird population … Read more