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Glacier on Tibetan plateau retreating: Report

 Glacier on the Tibetan plateau has been retreating since the 20th century due to rising temperature, and at a faster speed since 1990s, a report on the environmental change in the region said on Wednesday.

How ecotourism is putting wildlife at risk

How ecotourism is putting wildlife at risk

 A new study has suggested that eco-tourism boom may be putting wildlife in a new kind of danger.

How plants respond to changing environment in geological time

In order to understand past climate and response of plants to the changing climate, researchers have discovered more than ten well preserved Neogene plant fossil sites in Southwestern China after ten years` survey.

Study shows animals too remember their past

Standard theory held that the best response to current circumstances should be unaffected by what has happened in the past.

Environmental change can speed up evolution

Environmental change can drive hard-wired evolutionary changes in animal species in a matter of generations, a new study has revealed.

Sparrow decline indicates serious environmental change: Experts

House sparrows are an indicator of the environmental health of an area, and their disappearance could be linked to a rise in infectious diseases and ecological change, say experts.

Tigers, polar bears ‘more vulnerable to environmental change’

A new study suggests large predators are much more vulnerable than smaller species to environmental changes.