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22/4/2014
Declining coral reef health is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people living in the coastal tropics, according to a study by University of Queensland researchers. Lead author Dr Alice Rogers said coral reefs ...   
22/4/2014
Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Us. Our cleverness, our inventiveness and our activities have modified almost every part of our planet. In fact, we are having a profound impact on it. Indeed, our cleverness, our ...   
14/4/2014
Acidic ocean water blunts the sense of smell in fish, making them bolder -- perhaps recklessly so, according to a new study offering a glimpse of the oceans of the future. This is the first time people have been able to test what would ...   
14/4/2014
Over the winter, as polar vortices plunged the U.S. Midwest into weeks of unceasing cold, the icy covers of the Great Lakes started to make headlines. With almost 96 percent of Lake Superior's 32,000 miles encased in ice at the season's peak, ...   
10/4/2014
Marine scientists keen on finding patterns of coral decline and persistence in gradually warming oceans have a complex challenge: how to save reefs containing the most diversity with limited resources. In the Western Indian Ocean, researchers ...   
9/4/2014
As temperatures climb across the Southwest, researchers have found some species will win, but others stand to lose - and lose big. The U.S. Geological Survey and researchers from the University of New Mexico and Northern Arizona ...   
9/4/2014
Environmental experts, international report says small-scale farmers biggest losers in increasingly arid future which places biodiversity at risk.Both Chile’s smallholder farmers and endemic species face major challenges over coming decades ...   
8/4/2014
The recently released IPCC report only serves to remind us that our duty to humankind demands a greater sense of urgency. But any policy response can bring risks to people or the environment, and the costs of dealing with the consequences can be ...   
4/4/2014
For more than twenty five years, an international non-profit known as the World Land Trust has been working to protect tropical forests through land purchase and partnerships with local groups. Last year, the U.S. arm of the group decided to ...   
31/3/2014
A few weeks from now, in the waters off the Tasmanian coast, marine ecologist Jonny Stark of the Australian Antarctic Division and a team of biologists and technicians will piece together an underwater laboratory. Once they get the technology ...   
27/3/2014
Salamanders can be a proxyindicator for climate change. Changes in salamanders have been linked to climate changes during ancient times, and in a very recent study, salamanders in the US Appalachians seem to have changed in relation to ...   
26/3/2014
Rising global temperatures threaten to cause a resurgence of invasive water weeds that will threaten biodiversity and hamper tourism in Europe, according to a new study. Queen's University Belfast researchers report that a number of ...   
26/3/2014
One of the most serious threats to global biodiversity and the leisure and tourism industries is set to increase with climate change according to new research by Queen's University Belfast. Researchers at Queen's have found that certain ...   
22/3/2014
Sea turtles in Costa Rica face threats from poachers when they come ashore to lay their eggs, but another threat comes from the water itself. Rising sea levels in the Caribbean are washing away valuable beaches where many of these endangered ...   
22/3/2014
Thanks to a landmark agreement between the United States and Mexico, the parched Colorado River Delta will get a rejuvenating shot of water this spring for one of the first times in five decades, just in time for World Water Day on March ...   
21/3/2014
Sea turtles in Costa Rica face threats from poachers when they come ashore to lay their eggs, but another threat comes from the water itself. Rising sea levels in the Caribbean are washing away valuable beaches where many of these endangered ...   
20/3/2014
James Hung has collected more than 17,000 wild bees from coastal, desert and mountain areas of San Diego County. But many of his specimens bear little resemblance to the honey bees we normally think of as bees. To the casual observer, his bee ...   
18/3/2014
The world’s quest for cheaper fuel in the form of natural gas is coming at a much higher price than fossil fuel industry officials want to acknowledge. It’s due to water depletion, polluting chemicals, complacency about contaminated ...   
13/3/2014
As oil production goes, Florida isn't much of a player. The state produced less than 2 million barrels last year, which is how much oil Texas pumps from its wells each day. That's about to change as the revolution in oil drilling ...   
9/3/2014
A coral reef is a busy neighbourhood. In warm, shallow, tropical waters, clownfish mill among sea anemones; sponges and seaweeds jostle against each other; crabs and snapping shrimps lurk defensively amid the knobbly branches.It's a cornucopia of ...   
8/3/2014
We have finally finished tidying up all the trees and branches thrown down by the furious winter winds in Court Wood. It's an 11-acre, mixed broad-leaf woodland near my home in the Black Mountains, south Wales. As part of a not-for-profit, ...   
8/3/2014
Statewide and local environmental groups took public comment on Thursday evening to forward to the Environmental Protection Agency on a proposed rule to regulate carbon emissions from new power plants.A “people’s hearing” held in meeting ...   
4/3/2014
In the 19th century, as land-hungry pioneers steered their wagon trains westward across the United States, they encountered a vast landscape of towering grasses that nurtured deep, fertile soils. Today, just three percent of North ...   
4/3/2014
By studying thousands of canopy tree species in the western Amazon, researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology have uncovered geographically nested patterns of chemical traits they say will help determine ...   
3/3/2014
Police arrested nearly 400 student-led demonstrators who marched to the White House on Sunday to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. Marching under the name XL Dissent, at least 500 students from across the United States ...   

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