Category: Climate change

  • Demand for rubber ‘threatens forests’

    Demand for rubber ‘threatens forests’

    According to a report, protected forests in Southeast Asia are being threatened due to increasing worldwide demand for rubber tyres. As swathes of tropical forests make way for rubber plantations, UK researchers say animal life, which is already, endangered, such as birds, bats and primates are at risk. According to Conservation Letters, it is estimated […]

  • Climate change: an urgent need to act

    Climate change: an urgent need to act

    Climate change has become a global issue and residents of countries across the world are beginning to stand up and voice their opinions on perceived lack of action. The constant back and forth between world superpowers over the issue turned it in to a problem that many governments are too willing to place far down […]