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 2018-01-20 02:27 

Pocono Record

Bulletin board, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018...

SUNDAYBreakfast: 7 to 11:30 a.m., Polk Township Volunteer Fire Company, 511 Interchange Road, Kresgeville. Cost: $7, adults and $4.50, children under 7. Information: 610-681-4370.Winter Ecology Hike: 10 a.m. to noon, Pocono Environmental Education Center,...

 2018-01-19 21:42 

Washington Post

A 'truly magnificent migration' is under threat...

Dr. Chip Taylor, professor emeritus of ecology at University of Kansas, says the drop in Monarch butterflies numbers show how humans are affecting the Earth....

 2018-01-19 21:03 

Orange County Register

San Juan Capistrano's Ecology Center could be getting a farm...

San Juan Capistrano's nonprofit Ecology Center could be getting a working farm, community gardens, a culinary/farm institute, a caf and a special-events facility. Not only would the plan expand Th......

 2018-01-18 19:50 

KFFX/KCYU

[ FOX Yakima ]

Kennewick residents fined for unauthorized work in Naches floodway...

UNION GAP, WA Richard and Sarah Tamburello of Kennewick have been fined for failing......

 2018-01-18 15:11 

Ecns.cn

49 detained over environmental damage...

So far, 295 officials have been held accountable, including 49 who were detained, for environmental damage caused by projects they were supposed to oversee, a senior official at Hainan's Provincial Department of Ecology and Environment Protection said...

 2018-01-18 10:09 

The Daily Mail

More than 90% of receipts contain dangerous chemicals...

Researchers from the Michigan-based non-profit organisation The Ecology Center found just two percent of stores' receipts do not contain the 'gender-bending' chemical BPA or its alternative BPS....

 2018-01-18 00:40 

KARK-TV NBC Little Rock

Commission Temporarily Prolongs Hog Farm's Future amid Pollution Complaints...

The Pollution Control and Ecology Commission was tasked with the decision Wednesday on whether to force C&H Hog Farms to close its doors....

 2018-01-18 00:38 

KLRT

[ Little Rock ]

Commission Temporarily Prolongs Hog Farm's Future amid Pollution Complaints...

The Pollution Control and Ecology Commission was tasked with the decision Wednesday on whether to force C&H Hog Farms to close its doors....

 2018-01-17 22:12 

NY Post

Toxic chemicals in receipts could be making you sick...

There's a very decent chance that the receipts in your wallet or purse are covered in chemicals that might contribute to autism, reproductive impairment and obesity. An analysis from Michigan-based environmental non-profit The Ecology Center released ...

 2018-01-17 18:30 

Los Angeles Times

Trader Joe's plans to remove controversial chemicals from its receipts...

The chemicals BPA and BPS are widespread in cash-register and ATM receipts, according to findings by the Ecology Center. Trader Joe's said that as soon as possible, it will start using receipt paper that's free of those chemicals....

 2018-01-17 00:00 

Arizona Daily Star

Letter: Stand against 'emotional polluters'...

With so much chaos and confusion going on today in our government and the White House, I find myself so concerned with ecology, or the study of how all life...

 2018-01-16 12:50 

Zero Hedge

China Downgrades US Credit Rating From A- To BBB+, Warns US Insolvency Would "Detonate Next Crisis"...

In its latest reminder that China is a (for now) happy holder of some $1.2 trillion in US Treasurys, Chinese credit rating agency Dagong downgraded US sovereign ratings from A- to BBB+ overnight, citing "deficiencies in US political ecology" and t...

 2018-01-15 20:30 

Popular Science

I've dived in hundreds of underwater caves hunting for new forms of life...

Science My primary focus is searching for new forms of life—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans. To study the biology and ecology of coastal, saltwater caves and the marine fauna that inhabit them, my cave diving partners and I head underground and un...

 2018-01-15 15:00 

South China Morning Post

High alert for huge oil slick in East China Sea, but how bad will it be?...

A large oil slick and toxic fuel that sank with an Iranian tanker to the bottom of the East China Sea could threaten marine ecology and fishery resources, scientists warned, affecting China, Japan and South Korea.The Panama-registered tanker Sanchi was ca...

 2018-01-15 14:07 

Ecns.cn

Sanchi sinking could be 'worst situation' for marine ecology: experts...

'Worst situation' for marine ecology: experts...

 2018-01-14 23:43 

People's Daily

Sanchi sinking could be 'worst situation' for marine ecology: experts...

Worst situation for marine ecology: experts The sinking of the oil tanker the Sanchion Sunday...

 2018-01-14 01:59 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Eviction of encroachers at Paramakudi upheld in Tamil Nadu...

Holding that encroachments on public property severely obstruct and upset planned development, ecology and also sanitation, which need to be preserved and protected at any cost, the Madras High Court...

 2018-01-13 18:00 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Study blames pot farms for poisoning of threatened owls...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Rat poison is contaminating threatened northern spotted owls in California forests, and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday.The study published in the journal Avian Conservation and Ecology foc...

 2018-01-12 18:30 

Sun Sentinel

Beautiful but deadly: Identifying plants shouldn't be left to amateurs | Opinion...

You are only as good as the science you have access to. Thats why its vital to UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to reverse the veto of funding for the Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology....

 2018-01-11 21:26 

National Post

Study blames pot farms for poisoning of threatened owls...

SAN FRANCISCO — Rat poison is contaminating threatened northern spotted owls in California forests, and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday. The study published in the journal Avian Conservation and Ecology...

 2018-01-10 00:00 

Phys.org

Scouting the eagles: Proof that protecting nests aids reproduction...

Reproduction among bald eagles in a remote national park in Minnesota was aided when their nests were protected from human disturbance, according to a study published today (Jan. 9, 2018) in the Journal of Applied Ecology....

 2018-01-09 20:50 

The Hindu

Environmentalists criticise Rai's statement over tree-felling issue...

Environmental activists have questioned Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment B. Ramanath Rais statement accusing the former of playing politics in opposing felling of 502 trees in Padil. In h...

 2018-01-09 16:24 

ScienceDaily.com

Dead trees are alive with fungi...

So far, little research has been conducted on fungi that live on dead trees, although they are vital to the forest ecology by breaking down dead wood and completing the element cycle between plants and soil. Soil biologists have now discovered that the nu...

 2018-01-09 14:47 

UPI

To save grizzly bears, close roads, study suggests...

Want to save the lives of grizzly bears? Close more roads. That's the advice offered by a new study published this week in the Journal of Applied Ecology....

 2018-01-09 05:00 

EurekAlert

Dead trees are alive with fungi...

So far, little research has been conducted on fungi that live on dead trees, although they are vital to the forest ecology by breaking down dead wood and completing the element cycle between plants and soil. Soil biologists from the UFZ have now discovere...

 2018-01-09 05:00 

EurekAlert

Scouting the eagles: Proof that protecting nests aids reproduction...

Reproduction among bald eagles in a remote national park in Minnesota was aided when their nests were protected from human disturbance, according to a study published today (Jan. 9, 2018) in the Journal of Applied Ecology....

 2018-01-05 23:47 

Digital Trends

Our latest weapon in the fight to save dying coral reefs is ... a concrete pod?...

Coral reefs are degrading around the world. Innovative marine ecology group Secore International wants to help and it created the tetrapod-shaped concrete devices to do exactly that. The post Our latest weapon in the fight to save dying coral reefs is ......

 2018-01-05 21:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

La Union claims 'surfing capital of North' tag...

SAN JUAN, LA UNION---This second class municipality about 282 kilometers north of Metro Manila is to be declared the "surfing capital of Northern Luzon," according to a measure passed by the House of Representatives, but its impact on the town'...

 2018-01-05 17:46 

The Daily Mail

A quarter of British honey is contaminated with pesticides...

The fact the potent insecticides remain prevalent will put pressure on the EU to implement a total ban, according to the UK's Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (stock image)....

 2018-01-05 05:00 

EurekAlert

Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary 'rules'...

According to a study published in the journal Ecology and Evolution, Tupaia glis, the common treeshrew, defies two widely tested rules that describe patterns of geographical variation within species: the island rule and Bergmann's rule....

 2018-01-04 17:10 

The Guardian

The Second Body by Daisy Hildyard review from winter floods to the origin of life...

These fretful, questioning essays force readers to confront the disruption of our climate and ecology...

 2018-01-04 14:51 

Ecns.cn

Chinese, overseas research institutes to jointly monitor ecosystem in central Asia...

A memorandum has been signed by the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography and 22 overseas scientific research institutes, launching joint research projects on the ecosystem in central Asia....

 2018-01-03 22:05 

Washington Examiner

Coal-mining company sues Washington state for blocking export terminal to Asia...

Lighthouse Resources argues Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and the state's Department of Ecology violated the Constitution's commerce clause in......

 2018-01-03 15:11 

Science AAAS

Raccoon 'latrines' could have a hidden impact on ecosystems...

Communal pooping spots may create an "ecology of fear"...

 2018-01-03 05:00 

EurekAlert

Researchers offer new evidence on 4-year-old children's knowledge about ecology...

What do young children from diverse cultural communities think about the natural world? How does a child's existing knowledge and beliefs influence their subsequent learning? Questions like these have remained unanswered, largely because research in t...

 2018-01-02 20:32 

ScienceDaily.com

A virus-bacteria coevolutionary 'arms race' solves diversity by 'killing the winner'...

Researchers have shed new light on a fundamental question in ecology, by improving a popular proposed scenario for diversity known as 'Kill the Winner.' Scientists approached the diversity paradox from the perspective of non-equilibrium statistica...

 2018-01-02 05:00 

EurekAlert

A virus-bacteria coevolutionary 'arms race' solves diversity by 'killing the winner'...

Researchers at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have shed new light on a fundamental question in ecology, by improving a popular proposed scenario for diversity known as 'Kill the Winner...

 2018-01-01 11:45 

Scientific American

The End of Night: Global Illumination Has Increased Worldwide...

The spread of lit areas could threaten animal ecology and human health...

 2017-12-31 05:00 

Forbes

The 10 Best Biology Books Of 2017...

Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself this holiday season, this list of the best popular science books of 2017 in biology -- evolution and ecology combined with zoology and a plethora of other disciplines -- is a great place to start readi...

 2017-12-29 15:35 

Ecns.cn

Hainan to evaluate officials on green vision...

Most government officials in Hainan province will no longer be evaluated on GDP growth, as authorities move toward a greener approach that rewards efforts to protect the tropical island's unique ecology....

 2017-12-29 07:27 

Juneau Empire

The most remote place in the U.S....

Richard Forman, a Harvard professor of landscape ecology, once visited a mangrove swamp in the Florida Everglades that he described as the most remote place in the eastern U.S. The swamp was 17 miles from any road....

 2017-12-28 01:39 

Phnom Penh Post

Families sign up for plan to save birds...

A conservation scheme begun eight years ago in Preah Vihear province, in which farmers are recruited to grow organic rice for the international market in exchange for protecting local ecology, has successfully signed up 43 new families in Stung Treng prov...

 2017-12-27 12:01 

Phnom Penh Post

Ibis Rice project expands in Stung Treng...

A conservation scheme begun eight years ago in Preah Vihear province, in which farmers are recruited to grow organic rice for the international market in exchange for protecting local ecology, has successfully signed up 43 new families in Stung Treng prov...

 2017-12-27 09:38 

Guangming Online

Marine ecology photo exhibition held in SE China(1)...

A visitor takes photos of a picture displayed during the marine ecology photo exhibition in Taichung, southeast China's Taiwan, Dec. 26, 2017....

 2017-12-27 03:00 

South China Morning Post

'Hawaii of China' dumps GDP targets to save its tropical beaches...

Tropical Chinese island Hainan has scrapped GDP and investment targets for many parts of the province, days after it was criticised by Beijing for being lax on the environment.Hainan, which some refer to as the Hawaii of China, has seen rapid development ...

 2017-12-25 14:20 

Ecns.cn

Hainan's coastline damaged by rapid, improperly authorized development...

Excessive real estate development and severe land reclamation in South China's Hainan Province have eroded local coastlines and damaged the marine ecology, reported the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) on Saturday....

 2017-12-22 23:56 

NY Times

Dr. King's Interconnected World...

In his last Christmas sermon, Martin Luther King anticipated the links between ecology and social justice that are so pertinent today....

 2017-12-22 22:31 

Phys.org

Scientists identify hidden genetic variation that helps drive evolution...

Identifying complex mutations in the structure of an organism's genome has been difficult. But in a new study published online in Nature Genetics, a research team led by J.J. Emerson, assistant professor of ecology & evolutionary biology at the Ayala ...

 2017-12-22 22:24 

Deseret News

Op-ed: Utah's public lands are more complicated than we think...

What my great-grandfather started has influenced the ecology and economics of the region for the last century, and it hasnt come without costs....

 2017-12-22 22:00 

Vancouver Sun

Study looking for Vancouver volunteers for 'coyote cam'...

The Stanley Park Ecology Society is looking for yards where they can install coyote cams to study how coyotes behave in an urban setting.People who have had coyote sightings in Vancou...

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