Tag: deforestation

Virginia Tech student’s research reveals new, troubling threats to Madagascar wildlife

Habitat degradation and deforestation are recognized as principal threats to wildlife globally but have especially destructive implications on the island nation of Madagascar, where four out of five of the plant and animal species are found nowhere else in the world.

Helping prevent Amazon deforestation

Most if not all deforestation is ultimately driven by our consumption, so avoiding products and companies responsible for deforestation is the logical first step.