There is an outbreak of chlamydia among koala species in Australia, and they can pass the disease on to humans through direct contact.
Koala Is Now A ‘Threatened Species’ In Australia, Population Has Dwindled Over The Years
There is a drop in the koala population in most parts of Australia due to habitat loss, urban expansion, vehicle strikes, dog attacks and disease have contributed to their dwindling numbers.
Population Explosion In The Developing World Must Be Addressed As Part Of Environmental Issues
Addressing the growing population and consumption must be part of protecting environment, according to Royal Society.
Fungal Disease Kills More Than 5.5 Million Bats & Continues To Overrun Across North America
White nose syndrome (WNS), is associated with a fungus known as Geomyces destructans (Gd).
Poaching Threatens Elephant Population To Extinction Despite Protected Sanctuary
Almost a third of the population or some 200 elephants in the national park in northern Cameroon were killed by poachers and the massacre is still going on, according to a wildlife protection group.
Most Obese People Unaware That They Are Unhealthy
Twenty five percent of the population in Britain is obese, but the vast majority deny how severely their weight could be affecting their health, according to research.
Is The World’s Poor In Jeopardy?
The growing world’s population is forecasted to reach 9.1 billion people by 2050.
Jakarta’s Urban Development Threatens Wildlife Reserve
Indonesia’s surging economy and fast growing population is driving a building boom in Jakarta, which suffer from a legacy of poor urban design and weak enforcement of planning laws.
World Population To Reach 9.2 Billion in 2050
The World’s population will likely reach 9.2 billion in 2050, with nearly three times as many people over the age of 60 and virtually all growth in the developing world, the UN Population Division reported.
The Making Of An “Ecological City” In China
The governments of China and Singapore have combined their expertise and finances to develop the future city, which has a planned population of 350,000 and includes schools, medical facilities and business districts.