El ejemplar parecido a la rana René

Para todos los fans de los Muppets: Una nueva especie de rana transparente, encontrada en Costa Rica, es muy parecida a la Rana René, o Kermit, como se le conoce en Estados Unidos. El anfibio de color verde lima, que arrasó en Internet esta semana, tiene unos ojos blancos saltones con pupilas negras perfectas, como…

Rainforest

Rainforests are the world’s powerhouses, the most vital habitats on the planet. Characterised by high rainfall, they only cover 6% of the Earth across the tropical regions, but they contain more than half of its plant and animal species. Fast-growing trees form a dense canopy that prevents much sunlight reaching the forest floor and discourages…

With current rate of climate change, 23 percent of species in South America could face extinction, study finds

WASHINGTON D.C. — One out of six species faces extinction as a result of climate change and urgent action must be taken to save large numbers of animals from being wiped out, a new study released Thursday said. The study, published in the U.S. journal Science, found that a global temperature rise of 4 degrees Celsius could spell disaster…