Upper Grindelwald Glacier and Schreckhorn (FAU/Christian Sommer)

Glaciers in the European Alps are dwindling

WNM | Jun 25, 2020 at 12:07 PM

Models suggest a potential loss of most glacial areas by the end of this century. 17 percent of the entire volume of the ice has been lost since the start of the new millennium.

Deforestation (Pok Rie from Pexels)

Environmental factors driving the emergence of zoonotic diseases – WWF

WNM | Jun 18, 2020 at 12:20 AM

In a new report WWF says that the environmental factors driving the emergence of zoonotic diseases are the trade and consumption of high-risk wildlife, land-use change leading to deforestation and conversion, expansion of agriculture and unsustainable intensification and animal production.