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2/7/2015
U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming, but the proposal hinges on reductions in greenhouse gas emissions that are far from ...   
1/7/2015
Never before has a single species become the top predator on land and sea, and human dominance over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems unprecedented in the last 500 million years, researchers said on ...   
29/6/2015
"God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth."" (cf. Gen ...   
26/6/2015
California’s entire Republican House delegation is getting behind a bill to increase the amount of water available to Californians during the state's worst drought in centuries. The bill, introduced by Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.) on ...   
25/6/2015
Over the past two years dozens of companies have established "zero-deforestation" or "deforestation-free" policies for the commodities they source, trade, and produce. The pace of adoption has been staggeringly fast for a business that have been ...   
24/6/2015
Earth has existed for 4.5 billion years, humans for somewhere around 150,000. But in my brief lifetime--less than 80 years--human populations have exploded exponentially, from two billion to more than seven billion. In that short time, we’ve ...   
23/6/2015
For years, concerned members of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) in Canada, like myself, have voiced concerns about the impacts caused by oil sand exploitation. The vast majority of our community resides downstream from large scale oil ...   
22/6/2015
The world is currently in a period of mass extinction, according to a new study. Human activities have been linked to the falling populations of many species but the research also warns that extinction on a large scale could threaten human ...   
20/6/2015
Life on Earth is in trouble. That much we know. But how bad have things become – and how fast are events moving? How soon, indeed, before the Earth’s biological treasures are trashed, in what will be the sixth great mass extinction event? This is ...   
20/6/2015
When Did the End Begin? | Photo, Science for Us
A while back, I got invited by an artist friend to her loft for a Sunday-afternoon discussion she was hosting on the Anthropocene. I RSVP’d “yes,” enthusiastically, even though I wasn’t precisely sure what the term meant. The definition I’d sort ...   
19/6/2015
As a lifelong eco-activist, I always thought it was a critical mistake to name the crisis caused by excessive carbon emissions into the atmosphere "Global Warming." It made it sound like it was about the weather, when in reality it is about the ...   
19/6/2015
There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity's existence.That is the bad news at the center of a new study by a group of scientists including Paul Ehrlich, the Bing Professor of Population ...   
19/6/2015
In a letter being widely heralded by environmentalists, yesterday Pope Francis called on world leaders to address threats to the planet, including climate change and species extinction. Notably, the leader of the Catholic Church singled out ...   
18/6/2015
Two months ago, a dead humpback whale washed up onto the beaches of Washington state.Although the cause of its death remains a mystery, initial observations found that the whale was overly thin, with little blubber and little of its ...   
18/6/2015
Religion and science are at best strange bedfellows, as the Catholic Church has found since the time of its unfortunate experience with Galileo. So it is significant that Pope Francis, who has shown great appetite for departing from some of the ...   
18/6/2015
There’s a chance it will, for two reasons. First, the moral force the pope brings to bear may kindle that most fragile necessity: political will. Second, his declaration of the atmosphere as a common good, owned by all for all, may help settle ...   
18/6/2015
Pope Francis has finally released his much-expected encyclical on the environment and climate change, with unprecedented warnings over the use of resources, climate, poverty and sustainable consumption.The encyclical, named Laudato Si’- ...   
9/6/2015
Natural capital is everything nature provides us for free. It is what our economy is built upon. We add man-made capital in the shape of houses, factories, offices and physical infrastructure, and human capital with our skills, ideas and ...   
8/6/2015
More than 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. About 97% of it exists in our oceans. But the oceans aren't just full of aquatic creatures and colorful coral that comprise the perfect snorkel scenery. Major problems lurk on top ...   
5/6/2015
Rising sea temperatures attributed to global climate change could drive many marine creatures away from the equator, but their move towards the poles promises to put them in peril in habitats that are smaller and less hospitable, scientists ...   
4/6/2015
Rising sea temperatures attributed to global climate change could drive many marine creatures away from the equator, but their move toward the poles promises to put them in peril in habitats that are smaller and less hospitable, scientists ...   
4/6/2015
Recent drone footage from the nonprofit Forest Heroes, which works to end global deforestation, shows that, despite recent efforts to reduce deforestation, it is still happening. The drone footage below shows an Indonesian rainforest cleared for ...   
2/6/2015
Continued warming of the Earth’s oceans over the next century could trigger disruptions to marine life on a scale not seen in the last 3 million years, scientists warn in a study released Monday. The changes could include extinctions of ...   
1/6/2015
The world’s oceans could face a massive reshuffling by the end of the century – the likes of which hasn’t been seen in as many as 3 million years – due to warming waters.Changes are already afoot in the oceans. Roughly 93 percent of the ...   
1/6/2015
Only purebred dogs are allowed to compete at the Westminster Kennel Club's annual dog show. "The basic purpose of dog shows is to facilitate the evaluation of breeding stock for use in producing the next generations,' the organization's ...   

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