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Chimpanzee language: Communication gestures translated

    By Victoria Gill Science reporter, BBC News Researchers say they have translated the meaning of gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate. They say wild chimps communicate 19 specific messages to one another with a “lexicon” of 66 gestures. The scientists discovered this by following and filming communities … Continue reading

Web users join hunt for Hawaii tree invaders

  By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News US conservationists and a satellite imagery company have teamed up to use the power of crowdsourcing to halt the spread of destructive invasive plants. Species such as the Australian tree fern are using up vital water supplies within native forests on Hawaii, … Continue reading

Brazil’s logging sector is full of crooks – and the Amazon is paying the price

From Greenpeace.org Posted by Richardg – 7 May 2014 at 3:05pm The Brazilian government has made several attempts to take control of logging in the Amazon. But despite high-profile crackdowns, the trade in illegal timber is vast and growing. Pará state is the largest timber producer and exporter in the … Continue reading

Orang-utan using sign language

Helping save the orang-utan. Palm oil is the greatest threat to the future of the orang-utan. Find out more about the orang-utan here. Also check out the Before It’s Too Late orangutan iPhone & iPad App here. 20% of revenue goes to save the orangutan. Continue reading

How sloths breathe upside down explained by scientists

From the BBC A Swansea University team has found out how sloths are able to spend up to 90% of their lives hanging upside down yet continue breathing normally. The research found the mammals, which live in the rainforests of south and central America, have a way of fixing their … Continue reading

Croaking Frogs

Today is International Frog Day. The world’s frogs are under attack and are dying off at an incredible rate. Here’s our award winning documentary about what is happening to the frogs and those who are trying to save them from extinction – before it’s too late. Continue reading

Ocean Acidification Can Mess w…

Ocean Acidification Can Mess with a Fish’s Mind: Scientific American http://t.co/GLgS39BI via @sciam Continue reading

Talking to Dolphins | Animal S…

Talking to Dolphins | Animal Superpowers: http://t.co/BUMjXOnD via @youtube Continue reading

Storyteller’s YouTube Channel …

Storyteller’s YouTube Channel tops 25 million views: http://www.youtube.com/storytellermedia Continue reading

Many Himalayan Glaciers Meltin…

Many Himalayan Glaciers Melting at Alarming Rates http://t.co/enPePaKw Continue reading

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