Ecosystem service provision – what do vultures do for us and the environment?

From helping reduce CO2 emissions to providing cultural and spiritual services dating back thousands of years, vultures provide significant ecosystem services that benefit society as a whole. What are ecosystem services and how do birds provide them? Ecosystem services are the contributions that ecosystems (i.e. living systems) make to human well-being, according to the European […]

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Preparing for A Rhino Rescue Mission

This blog post was originally published by Sumatran Rhino Rescue.  In the dense tropical forests of Sumatra, four teams of conservationists comb through sections of forest looking for subtle, but distinct signs of some of the rarest animals on the planet. Their trained eyes are looking for twisted branches, footprints with three toes, or fresh […]

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