Conservation

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Amphibians, most of which breed in water, are susceptible to the impacts of water-borne pharmaceuticals. (Photo: Carey James Balboa/Wikimedia/cc)
What happens when the drugs used to treat humans and animals are disposed? Scientific studies published Monday in a special issue of the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B reveal that pharmaceuticals, when flushed into land and water ecosystems, could pose risks to wildlife, from altering species' behavior to changing...
Kanya D'Almeida, IPS News
COLOMBO - In pure numbers, the past few decades have been marked by destruction...
Amantha Perera
BALI, Indonesia - When she talks about the forests in her native Kalimantan,...