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21/5/2015
A top conservationist has called on world leaders and environmentalists to urgently renew their focus on the state of tropical rainforests, arguing that the issue has dropped off the political agenda even though the world is “not far away from a ...   
21/5/2015
Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is feasible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the study published in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers at the International Institute for Applied ...   
20/5/2015
The weed-whacker is a frequent companion to the sounds of chirping birds and rustling pines at Ross Frank's ranch in Chumstick, Wash. With forested land on all sides, he's clearing dense brush beneath a stand of by his house."So we're ...   
20/5/2015
For the first time, scientists at the Senckenberg Research Center for Biodiversity and Climate and the Research Institute Senckenberg in Gelnhausen have modeled the effects of land use changes on the species diversity in rivers and streams. Their ...   
20/5/2015
Snow-free mountains and a recent drought declaration mean that Washington state is facing an extraordinarily risky wildfire season, according to one of the state's top forest officials. "Over the years, people have become fond of ...   
20/5/2015
As global warming progresses, look for increasing expanses of majestic forests worldwide to become short and scrubby. That is the implication of a new study that applies a well-established principle of fluid flow to the inner workings of ...   
19/5/2015
Climate change does not respect national borders. No country, whether rich or poor, developed or developing, can escape the impact of climate change on its land and its people. Nations, like people, are bound to each other on this Earth, and the ...   
19/5/2015
Global Climate Risk Index-2015 said that five out of top 10 countries most affected by climate change-induced disasters during 1994-2013 are located in Asia Pacific. Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan said that in UN’s recent ...   
18/5/2015
India on Monday said developed countries should present a pre-2020 roadmap for combating climate change before the 2015 UN Climate Change conference in Paris. Addressing the Sixth Petersberg Climate Dialogue here, union Minister for ...   
18/5/2015
Peru is proposing a huge hydroelectric dam in the Amazon that, if built, will be one of the most powerful on Earth, do significant harm to the environment, and flood the homes of thousands of people. The proposed mega-dam would be ...   
18/5/2015
With puzzling variability, vast numbers of birds from Canada’s boreal forests migrate hundreds or thousands of miles south from their usual winter range. These so-called irruptions were first noticed by birdwatchers decades ago, but the driving ...   
18/5/2015
The ravages of climate change could severely hurt the ability of utilities in the 11 Western states to generate power unless they “climate proof” their power grid using renewables and energy efficiency, something they are not prepared for, ...   
17/5/2015
More than six million larch trees are to be cut down in Wales to try to halt the spread of a deadly disease, according to a report. Phytophthora ramorum, whose first name means literally “plant destroyer”, was first found in the UK at a ...   
17/5/2015
Half of all the carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels remain in the atmosphere. The good news is that only half remain in the atmosphere, while the rest have been taken up by the living world and then absorbed into the land, and the ocean. ...   
15/5/2015
His job allows him a unique view of what is taking place in the interior of this volcanic east Caribbean nation, where the landscape mostly alternates between deep gorges and high mountains."Sometimes we hardly see any fish along the coastline, ...   
14/5/2015
Just because you know doing something is a long shot doesn`t mean you shouldn`t try. That`s the attitude of seven Democratic senators who introduced a bill in Congress this week that would set a federal Renewable Energy Standard ...   
13/5/2015
The National Center for Science Education is a non-profit organization with some 5,000 members that provides information and resources for schools, parents, and concerned citizens working to keep evolution and climate science in public school ...   
12/5/2015
Massive bird invasions taking place across the United States and Canada, a phenomenon that has long puzzled scientists and birdwatchers alike, is reportedly linked to climate shifts, new research indicates. Over the years, vast numbers ...   
12/5/2015
Here's a recent headline that sends chills down your spine if you're a climate-news junkie -- and makes just about zero sense if you're any other normal person: "A Global Milestone: CO2 Passes 400 PPM" Translation: There's now ...   
12/5/2015
Londoño, a Colombian biologist, has been searching painstakingly to find their nests. He’s located hundreds of them here on the Amazon flank of the Andes, though it’s taken him eight years. He has rigged each one with monitoring gear to collect ...   
11/5/2015
With puzzling variability, vast numbers of birds from Canada's boreal forests migrate hundreds or thousands of miles south from their usual winter range. These so-called irruptions were first noticed by birdwatchers decades ago, but the driving ...   
11/5/2015
U.N. member states are meeting throughout the year to finalize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will set the global development agenda for the next 15 years. The goals are supposed to be universal and aspire to "leave no one ...   
11/5/2015
Increased atmospheric CO2 concentrations have already caused large-scale physiological responses of European forests. In particular, the efficiency of water-use of trees, which is coupled to the uptake of CO2 during photosynthesis of leaves and ...   
10/5/2015
Adviser to Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Sharmila Faruqui said on Sunday the forests cover about 5.2 percent of the land area of Pakistan, but it is still short of the 6 percent MDG target, which needs to be raised for health and ...   
8/5/2015
Last week, the European Union reached a momentous decision to finally agree a reform to its disastrous biofuels legislation, signalling Europe's U-turn on the burning of crops for biofuels. In so doing, the European body has recognised ...   

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