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Cryptic new species of wild cat identified in Brazil

Cryptic new species of wild cat identified in Brazil

Researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on November 27 have identified a cryptic new species of wild cat living in Brazil. The discovery is a reminder of just how little scientists still know about the natural world, even when it comes to such charismatic creatures. The findings also have important conservation implications […]

World’s most irreplaceable protected areas identified

World’s most irreplaceable protected areas identified

A new scientific study has identified the protected areas most critical to preventing extinctions of the world’s mammals, birds and amphibians. Resulting from an international collaboration, this analysis provides practical advice for improving the effectiveness of protected areas in conserving global biodiversity. The study, published in the latest edition of international journal Science, calculates the […]