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 2018-01-22 13:49 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018...

Tourism backlash has been in full affect over the last 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems....

 2018-01-22 12:28 

Fox St. Louis

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018...

Tourism backlash has been in full affect over the last 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems....

 2018-01-22 05:00 

EurekAlert

Seabed mining could destroy ecosystems...

Mining on the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems, says a new study of seabed mining proposals around the world....

 2018-01-22 02:37 

Global News

B.C. cities, residents to argue against Trans Mountain pipeline route at hearings...

Municipalities and residents are set to argue that the proposed pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners....

 2018-01-22 02:34 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Harnessing nature to increase farm productivity, boost soil health...

An agri-ecologist is challenging traditional farming methods, claiming growing food could be made more profitable by taking a lead from nature....

 2018-01-22 02:09 

National Post

Metro Vancouver cities, residents to oppose Trans Mountain route at hearings...

VANCOUVER — Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners. The Natio...

 2018-01-21 19:00 

Arizona Daily Star

Ecosystems everywhere including in human organizations...

Five years ago, two faculty members whom I'd never met, the late Robert Lusch (professor of marketing) and Matthew Mars (assistant professor of agricultural leadership and innovation), were looking for...

 2018-01-21 12:49 

CTV News

Trans Mountain route faces local opposition at B.C. hearings...

Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners....

 2018-01-21 12:49 

CTV News

Trans Mountain route faces local opposition at B.C. hearings...

Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners....

 2018-01-20 18:50 

Oman Observer

Wetland reserve represents pristine site with complex ecosystems...

MAHUT: The Wetland Reserve in the Wilayat of Mahut in the Governorate of Al Wusta (declared by the Royal Decree The post Wetland reserve represents pristine site with complex ecosystems appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-01-19 09:25 

NDTV

2017 Sees Warmest Ocean On Record: Chinese Academy Of Sciences...

The temperature of oceans in 2017 reached a record high, putting the marine ecosystems in jeopardy, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said....

 2018-01-19 02:15 

WVNS

[ Bluefield ]

USDA Investing Millions in Forest Health & Water Quality Projects through Joint Chiefs' Partnership...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest nearly $32 million this year to mitigate wildfire risk, improve water quality and restore healthy forest ecosystems in 24 states and Puerto Rico. More than $2,457,750 of that funding will support forestry pro...

 2018-01-18 14:00 

Bloomberg

BioCarbon Engineering Seeks a Greener Earth and Wallet: Chart...

BioCarbon Engineering is among the hundreds of companies that have entered the "restoration economy" fray, rebuilding healthy, biodiverse ecosystems around the globe, according to a World Resources Institute and The Nature Conservancy report. Foun...

 2018-01-17 10:23 

The West Australian

Fish shrink off WA reef without sharks...

Fish who live without fear of sharks have different body shapes, researchers have found, highlighting the impact of the ocean's top predator on marine ecosystems....

 2018-01-17 10:23 

Courier Mail

Fish shrink off WA reef without sharks...

Fish who live without fear of sharks have different body shapes, researchers have found, highlighting the impact of the ocean's top predator on marine ecosystems....

 2018-01-17 09:55 

The Australian

Fish shrink off WA reef without sharks...

Fish who live without fear of sharks have different body shapes, researchers have found, highlighting the impact of the ocean's top predator on marine ecosystems....

 2018-01-17 09:01 

news.com.au

Fish shrink off WA reef without sharks...

Fish who live without fear of sharks have different body shapes, researchers have found, highlighting the impact of the ocean's top predator on marine ecosystems....

 2018-01-16 19:18 

WSHU

From Toilet To Pond: Suburban Ecosystems Are Full Of Human Waste...

Scientists at Yale took a look at the diet of tadpoles in suburban ponds, and they made a discovery that fair warning is a bit gross. It turns out human waste plays a much larger role in the suburban ecosystem than we thought....

 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...

 2018-01-14 16:30 

Press TV

How flowering plants became dominant in ecosystems across globe?...

A new study suggests that genome-downsizing was the main reason why flowering plants conquered the Earth....

 2018-01-13 14:37 

ScienceDaily.com

Microbial signal recognition stems from existing building blocks...

Scientists have characterized a protein that enables certain microorganisms to recognize and absorb ammonium in their environment. Ammonium is considered a toxin that pollutes ecosystems - but for these bacteria it represents an important nutrient and ene...

 2018-01-12 17:24 

Reuters

Freshwater under stress as acidity rises, scientists say...

By Thin Lei WinROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some freshwater ecosystems are acidifying rapidly as carbon dioxide emissions rise, according to research by German scientists, raising fears over fish stocks and water quality.Only 1 percent of the world...

 2018-01-12 16:49 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Freshwater under stress as acidity rises, scientists say...

ROME, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some freshwater ecosystems are acidifying rapidly as carbon dioxide emissions rise, according to research by German scientists, raising fears over fish stocks and water quality....

 2018-01-11 19:45 

Scientific American

Like Oceans, Freshwater Is Also Acidifying...

Rising CO2 in lakes and reservoirs may harm animals that live in those ecosystems...

 2018-01-11 19:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Solving Darwin's 'abominable mystery': How flowering plants conquered the world...

Researchers have found that flowering plants have small cells relative to other major plant groups, made possible by a greatly reduced genome size, and this may explain how they became dominant so rapidly in ecosystems across the world....

 2018-01-11 19:17 

ScienceDaily.com

Rising CO2 is causing trouble in freshwaters too, study suggests...

As carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere rise, more CO2 gets absorbed into seawater. As a result, the world's oceans have grown more acidic over time, causing a wide range of well-documented problems for marine animals and ecosystems. Now, res...

 2018-01-11 19:00 

Phys.org

Solving Darwin's 'abominable mystery': How flowering plants conquered the world...

Scientists have found an explanation for how flowering plants became dominant so rapidly in ecosystems across the world—a problem that Charles Darwin called an 'abominable mystery'. In a study publishing on January 11 in the open access jour...

 2018-01-11 17:00 

Phys.org

Rising CO2 is causing trouble in freshwaters too, study suggests...

As carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere rise, more CO2 gets absorbed into seawater. As a result, the world's oceans have grown more acidic over time, causing a wide range of well-documented problems for marine animals and ecosystems. Now, res...

 2018-01-11 06:30 

The Guardian

Insect declines: new alarm over mayfly is 'tip of iceberg', warn experts...

Modest pollution in many English rivers is enough to kill 80% of eggs, increasing concerns over insects which are vital to all ecosystems...

 2018-01-11 05:00 

EurekAlert

Rising CO2 is causing trouble in freshwaters too, study suggests...

As carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere rise, more CO2 gets absorbed into seawater. As a result, the world's oceans have grown more acidic over time, causing a wide range of well-documented problems for marine animals and ecosystems. Now, res...

 2018-01-10 20:00 

Gizmodo

Mobile Connect Is Dell's Answer to Apple Handoff...

The diversity of the Android and Windows ecosystems are one of their biggest advantages over Apples alternatives. However, with two different companies in charge of development, sometimes its hard to get everyone together to create the kind of tightly in...

 2018-01-10 15:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Worldwide importance of honey bees for natural habitats captured in new report...

An unprecedented study integrating data from around the globe has shown that honey bees are the world's most important single species of pollinator in natural ecosystems and a key contributor to natural ecosystem functions. The report weaves together ...

 2018-01-10 14:37 

Phys.org

Worldwide importance of honey bees for natural habitats captured in new report...

An unprecedented study integrating data from around the globe has shown that honey bees are the world's most important single species of pollinator in natural ecosystems and a key contributor to natural ecosystem functions. The first quantitative anal...

 2018-01-10 13:43 

Nature

Climate scientists unlock secrets of ‘blue carbon’...

Survey results could bolster efforts to monitor and protect marine ecosystems around the globe....

 2018-01-10 05:00 

EurekAlert

Worldwide importance of honey bees for natural habitats captured in new report...

An unprecedented study integrating data from around the globe has shown that honey bees are the world's most important single species of pollinator in natural ecosystems and a key contributor to natural ecosystem functions. The report weaves together ...

 2018-01-10 05:00 

EurekAlert

Research outlines the interconnected benefits of urban agriculture...

A team of researchers led by Arizona State University and Google has assessed the value of urban agriculture and quantified its benefits at global scale. They report their findings in 'A Global Geospatial Ecosystems Services Estimate of Urban Agricult...

 2018-01-09 17:16 

The Huffington Post

Imprisoned: Inside the Politics of Control and Resistance...

The rise of destructive and reactionary political power impacts people and ecosystems across many global settings. These shifts in control, characterized......

 2018-01-09 16:29 

NY Times

U.K. Ban on Microbeads in Personal Care Products Takes Effect...

Britain made good on a pledge to stop manufacturing items like face scrubs and shower gels with the tiny additives, which harm marine ecosystems....

 2018-01-08 20:00 

Washington Post

Whole Ecosystems Are Collapsing, and Food Bowls Are Next: Gadfly...

The world we grew up in is disappearing....

 2018-01-08 14:56 

CTV News

Parks Canada announces Point Pelee deer cull to preserve ecosystem...

Parks Canada says a deer cull will close Point Pelee National Park from Jan. 12 to Jan. 26 as part of a multi-year plan to restore ecosystems in the park....

 2018-01-07 04:03 

News24

'Dead zones' in seas obliterate ecosystems...

There are areas in the sea where oxygen is so severely depleted that most forms of life can't survive....

 2018-01-07 00:01 

The Times

Book review: Dublin Bay Nature and History by Richard Nairn, David Jeffrey, Rob Goodboy...

Charting the bewildering facets of a coastal landscape beside a capital city is not for the faint-hearted. Doing justice to the subject involves deft navigation of ecosystems, habitats and wildlife......

 2018-01-05 15:45 

NY Post

Mankind may unwittingly destroy all of Earth's coral reefs...

Coral reefs are among the ocean's most wondrous achievements. Like a massive mega-city made up of microorganisms, these diverse ecosystems provide shelter for many different marine species and they're also a real treat to look at. Sadly, man-made ...

 2018-01-05 14:17 

Malay Mail Online

Global coral bleaching five times greater than 1980s...

MIAMI, Jan 5 Coral bleaching, a deadly disease that strikes reefs when oceans heat up, has risen nearly five-fold since the 1980s, threatening the future of these vital ecosystems, researchers said yesterday.Severe coral bleaching events...

 2018-01-05 11:00 

The Courant

Connecticut Environmentalists Oppose Trump Offshore Drilling Plan...

Environmentalists in Connecticut warn Trump's offshore drilling expansion could ruin marine ecosystems and damage coastal tourism and fishing....

 2018-01-05 06:11 

livemint

Window for saving world's coral reefs rapidly closing, says study...

Theres a dramatic shortening of the gap between pairs of coral bleaching events, threatening the future existence of these iconic ecosystems, says Science journal study...

 2018-01-04 23:31 

VOA

Interior Department Wants to Open 90 Percent of US Continental Shelf to Drilling...

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced plans to open up 90 percent of America's coastal waters to oil drilling, including off California and Florida, two areas where activists have worked for years to protect marine ecosystems from oil spil...

 2018-01-04 23:08 

AFP

Global coral bleaching five times greater than 1980s: study...

Coral bleaching, a deadly disease that strikes reefs when oceans heat up, has risen nearly five-fold since the 1980s, threatening the future of these vital ecosystems, researchers said Thursday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countri...

 2018-01-04 22:28 

BGR

Climate change is devastating coral reefs and scientists don't know if they'll ever recover...

Coral reefs are among the oceans most wondrous achievements. Like a massive mega-city made up of microorganisms, these diverse ecosystems provide shelter for many different marine species an...

 2018-01-04 19:20 

France 24

Global coral bleaching five times greater than 1980s: study...

Coral bleaching, a deadly disease that strikes reefs when oceans heat up, has risen nearly five-fold since the 1980s, threatening the future of these vital ecosystems, researchers said Thursday. Severe coral bleaching events used to happen once every 25 t...

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