As Myanmar Opens to World, Fate of Its Forests Is on the Line

Years of sanctions against Myanmar’s military regime helped protect its extensive wild lands. But as the country’s rulers relax their grip and welcome foreign investment, can the nation protect its forests and biodiversity while embracing development?

November 2012 sw_admin 0

In Hot Water: Global Warming Takes a Toll on Coral Reefs

In 2005, more than half the corals in the US Virgin Islands National Park were wiped out by disease after a sudden spike in water temperature. This article explains the biology of coral disease; an ecological threat that scientists have only begun to understand.

July 2008 sw_admin 0