Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Global Cheetah Population 'Crashing,' Raising Risk of Species Extinction

CommonDreams
Just 7,100 cheetahs remain around the world. Story here.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife photo.

Growing mega-cities will displace vast tracts of farmland by 2030, study says

theguardian

Cropland losses will have consequences especially for Asia and Africa, which will experience growing food insecurity as cities expand. Story here.

Scientists are trying to save the climate from toxic cow burps

The Washington Post
Earth has a cow problem. Story here.

USDA photo

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vacci...