Since it was first commercialised in the 1990’s, the Internet has experienced unprecedented growth. There are over 634 million websites in existence this year, and over 2.4 billion daily users. On top of that, in less than two decades more than 3 billion people around the world have chosen to use various web mailing platforms to send each other private information, or conduct important business dealings, averaging about 180 billion emails daily
I spoke to Ross Goldingay, a researcher with Southern Cross University, about a recently released paper which examines the effects of habitat disruption on animal populations. He told me about the findings of the paper, and its implications for other species, as well as the environment in general.