The biggest conservation threat to the world’s grassland biodiversity


Biodiversity is the lifeblood of our planet and its ecosystems.But as the planet’s grasslands and forests are disappearing, they are also becoming less accessible for human use.Here are five signs that the planet is on the brink of a biodiversity crisis.1.Land-use changes are leading to a rapid increase in biodiversity loss.While grassland and forest species […]

How Texas will protect its endangered grassland biodiversity in response to the extinction


As the world’s grasslands are being lost and the planet’s biodiversity is being diminished, a federal study published this week is asking Americans to consider how they can help preserve and protect the planet.The study, which was released Monday by the National Grasslands Institute (NGI), asked Americans to take a step back and think about […]

The science of the climate change crisis: A review


A review of the literature on the climate impacts of climate change, focusing on the impacts on the grassland environment, concludes that it is likely that grassland ecosystems will lose up to half of their grassland area.This could mean the loss of up to 20% of grassland biodiversity.The paper is published in the Proceedings of […]

How to build a grassland biodiverse ecosystem in your home


A lot of people ask me what I think about grasslands.Is it the greatest thing since sliced bread?I think it is a great thing.There are a lot of things that are wonderful about grasses.But what are they doing to our environment?And I think there are a bunch of reasons why grasslands are so wonderful, but […]

Napoli to sign striker Gervinho on loan


Napoli have signed Uruguayan striker Gergio Gerviango for an undisclosed fee.The 27-year-old, who joined Napoli from Atletico Madrid last summer, scored 19 goals in 73 appearances for the Serie A club last season.The Italian international has played for both AC Milan and AC Milan+ at the back.Gerviangos name is linked with a move to Juventus […]

The world’s grassland ecosystems could be destroyed by climate change, experts say


By GREG WALKER AUGUST 16, 2018 15:01:50 In a new report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that climate change will eventually lead to the destruction of all species in the world’s natural grasslands, including grassland biodiversity.The IPCC’s new report warns that while it is unclear exactly how much global grassland species will […]