South Georgia: Rat Fight


The link below is to an article that reports on the fight against rats on South Georgia island in the Atlantic Ocean.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/07/130729-rats-islands-invasive-species-animals-environment/

Chile: Huilo Huilo National Park & Alerce Andino National Park


Arctic: Catastrophic Methane Release Coming


The link below is to an article reporting on the possible release of massive volumes of methane when the permafrost of the Arctic melts due to climate change and global warming.

For more visit:
http://inhabitat.com/new-report-finds-arctic-ice-melt-could-cost-70-trillion/

Asia: Cashmere Trade Threatening Wildlife with Extinction


The link below is to an article reporting on the threat to wildlife in Asia posed by the cashmere trade, which is displacing native wildlife.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0725-gen-cashmere.html