wildlife diseases

Rainforests Are Regrowing: Will Displaced Species Return?

Article: Rainforests Are Regrowing: Will Displaced Species Return?

WASHINGTON, DC, January 12, 2009 (ENS) – Vast stretches of abandoned tropical forests that were once logged or farmed are regrowing, prompting a international debate among scientists meeting at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History today. At issue is the extent to which this rainforest regrowth might reduce the loss of biodiversity. Scientists have…

Mapping Wildlife Diseases May Help Prevent Their Spread

Article: Mapping Wildlife Diseases May Help Prevent Their Spread

MADISON, Wisconsin, May 5, 2008 (ENS) – Tracking wildlife disease outbreaks around the world is now possible with another online map that shows where threats to the health of wild animals, domestic animals, and people are occurring. The Global Wildlife Disease News Map, developed jointly by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the U.S. Geological Survey,…