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 2018-07-20 08:00 

NY Times

Beauty and Bleakness: The Efforts to Conserve Coral Reefs...

As coral ecosystems face worldwide decline, Alexis Rosenfeld and Alexie Valois were set on chronicling their majesty and their plight — as well as efforts to restore them....

 2018-07-20 08:00 

Fox News

Sharks -- They're so much more than 'Jaws' (and they desperately need our help)...

Although sharks are often portrayed as the anti-heroes of our waterways, these animals play a critical role in helping maintain healthy ocean ecosystems....

 2018-07-19 19:52 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A global sand grab is wrecking ecosystems and communities around the world...

Deep in rural Cambodia, Chan Vanna pushes his longtail boat through the calm waters of the Koh Kong estuary. Until about 10 years ago, Vanna made a living...

 2018-07-19 19:21 

ScienceNews.org

Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats...

Coral reefs in deep-water ecosystems may not make good homes for species from damaged shallow reefs....

 2018-07-19 18:20 

ScienceDaily.com

From cradle to grave: Factors that shaped evolution...

This study brings us closer to knowing the complex interactions between topography and climate change, and how these factors influence the evolutionary histories and biodiversity of species in natural ecosystems....

 2018-07-19 18:00 

Phys.org

From cradle to grave: Model identifies factors that shaped evolution...

Understanding the many factors that have played into shaping the biodiversity within Earth's ecosystems can be daunting. In a major step to that end, an international team of researchers built a computer simulation that takes into account many of the ...

 2018-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

No refuge in the deep for shallow reef ecosystems...

Deep water coral reefs are not the places of refuge for shallow reef organisms that some scientists have considered them to be, a new report suggests....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

From cradle to grave: Model identifies factors that shaped evolution...

This study brings us closer to knowing the complex interactions between topography and climate change, and how these factors influence the evolutionary histories and biodiversity of species in natural ecosystems....

 2018-07-19 02:26 

Guangming Online

China determined to rectify irregularities in land reclamation...

China's coastal regions were asked to rectify improper and illegal land reclamation practices after inspections exposed issues that could cause damage to marine ecosystems....

 2018-07-18 10:47 

The Independent

It might be too late to save these Australian ecosystems from climate change...

A series of sudden and catastrophic ecosystem collapses has hit Australia and researchers think they may be irreversible...

 2018-07-18 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

DENR pushing defense system vs climate change...

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has been working intensively to ensure the implementation of government programs aimed at enhancing the resilience of ecosystems and communities amid the increasing threats and impacts of climate ...

 2018-07-18 04:00 

Forbes

How To Communicate Across Partner Ecosystems To Spark Innovation...

No company can innovate and create disruption alone....

 2018-07-17 12:51 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Google to Help UN Track Water Ecosystems With Satellite Imagery, Data...

Google is using artificial intelligence and cloud computing to process a massive amount of satellite imagery and data, stretching back over three decades....

 2018-07-17 11:09 

Business Live

UN using Google's satellite imagery to monitor water-based ecosystems...

In partnership with the UN Environment Programme, Google is producing geospatial maps, focusing on fresh-water ecosystems, such as rivers and forests...

 2018-07-17 07:39 

Hindustan Times

Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes...

Google, UNpartnership will focus on fresh-water ecosystems including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes....

 2018-07-17 07:37 

IBTimes India

UN partners with Google, adopts high-tech approach to map environmental impact...

The United Nations Environmental Programme announced a new partnership with Google to use cloud computing and mapping to track the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems....

 2018-07-17 06:38 

NDTV

Google Teams Up With United Nations To Track Environmental Changes...

The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools....

 2018-07-17 06:33 

IANS

Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes...

New York, July 17 (IANS) The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools....

 2018-07-17 06:22 

The Financial Express

Google teams up with United Nations to track environmental changes...

The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools....

 2018-07-17 05:32 

The Strait Times

Google boils down water data for new UN environment site...

TEPIC, MEXICO (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Vast quantities of raw satellite imagery and data will be distilled into an online platform showing how water ecosystems have changed, and how countries can manage them to prevent further loss, said Google and ...

 2018-07-17 05:30 

Reuters

Google boils down water data for new U.N. environment site...

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Vast quantities of raw satellite imagery and data will be distilled into an online platform showing how water ecosystems have changed, and how countries can manage them to prevent further loss, said Google and ...

 2018-07-17 00:06 

New Haven Register

Regional Water Authority makes significant investment Meriden aquaponics operation...

New Haven's future will include a facility that grows green vegetables and raises seafood indoors, according to a multimillion-dollar investment deal between the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority and Meriden-based Trifecta Ecosystems....

 2018-07-16 21:29 

MyRecordJournal.com

Trifecta Ecosystems in Meriden awarded South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority investment...

Trifecta Ecosystems in Meriden awarded South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority investment- MERIDEN — Trifecta Ecosystems was awarded a $500,000 investment from the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority Monday to support estab...

 2018-07-16 17:07 

The Mainichi

From India to Spain, plastic waste becoming a global threat to ecosystems...
 2018-07-16 15:18 

Engadget

Google works with the UN to monitor environmental changes...

Google is partnering with the United Nations to help measure the impact of human activity on ecosystems around the world. The project, which launches today, will provide real-time data to organizations and countries looking to plan and direct actions......

 2018-07-16 15:00 

Phys.org

Kelp's record journey exposes Antarctic ecosystems to change...

When Chilean researcher Dr. Erasmo Macaya from Universidad de Concepcin and Centro IDEAL stumbled upon foreign kelp washed up on an Antarctic beach, he knew he had found something significant....

 2018-07-16 14:41 

WSYM

[ Lansing ]

Lake Superior State to break ground on freshwater center...

Lake Superior State University is breaking ground on what's billed as a year-round center for research and education about upper Great Lakes ecosystems....

 2018-07-16 12:00 

Foreign Policy

How Conservation Became Colonialism...

Indigenous people, not environmentalists, are the key to protecting the world's most precious ecosystems....

 2018-07-16 11:28 

WLUC

[ Marquette ]

Lake Superior State to break ground on freshwater center...

Lake Superior State University is breaking ground on what's billed as a year-round center for research and education about upper Great Lakes ecosystems....

 2018-07-16 04:00 

EurekAlert

Kelp's record journey exposes Antarctic ecosystems to change...

A 20,000 km journey by kelp through what were thought to be impassable barriers created by polar winds and currents has significant implications for how Antarctic ecosystems will change with global warming....

 2018-07-15 16:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

When whales die, here's how their bones power life in the darkest ocean pockets...

The whales may be dead, but they fuel unique ecosystems....

 2018-07-15 15:42 

WHDH

New wave of invasive pest is something to get crabby about...

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — The invasive green crabs that cause havoc in coastal New England ecosystems might soon become more aggressive. The crabs are a......

 2018-07-14 17:08 

GoodNewsNetwork

Huge Victory for Ocean Ecosystems as Fishing Companies Agree to Stop Catching This Essential Critter...

In a mega-progressive step toward protecting the ocean (and climate), a massive majority of krill fishing companies have agreed to actually stop fishing aroun the Antarctic Peninsula. Overfishing krill has been hurting marine ecosystems since the 1970s. T...

 2018-07-13 11:37 

UPI

Invasive rats harm reefs by robbing coral of nutritious bird excrement...

Rats have a surprising impact on the health of reefs. The invasive rodents not only disrupt online ecosystems, but harm surrounding marine ecosystems, too....

 2018-07-13 10:24 

The Conversation

Scientist at work: Identifying individual gray wolves by their howls...

Each wolf calls with its own 'voice.' Angela Dassow , CC BY-ND Love them or hate them, wolves are vital members of natural ecosystems and the health of a wolf population can be an important factor in maintaining balance among species. Wolf populat...

 2018-07-13 09:01 

Antigua Observer

Antigua and Barbuda to implement GEF IWEco project...

Antigua and Barbuda and other Eastern Caribbean countries will look to implement the Global Environment Facility funded Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States Project (GEF IWEco) over the next four ye...

 2018-07-13 02:14 

The Strait Times

ESSEC Business School to help connect Singapore startups, networks with counterparts in France...

SINGAPORE - More connections between the startup and innovation ecosystems in France and Singapore could be on the way after a number of freshly signed memoranda of understanding between representatives of the two countries.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2018-07-12 15:56 

GoodNewsNetwork

'Landmark' Mosquito Trial Eliminates 80% of Invasive Species Carrying Disease in Australia...

An exciting new trial experiment from Australia has successfully eliminated 80% of a disease-carrying mosquito population. The Aedes aegypti species of mosquito has been called the most dangerous, invasive pest in the world. The Aegypti, along with two ot...

 2018-07-12 15:16 

Express

Killing rats could SAVE coral reefs - shock scientific claim...

KILLING rats could save coral reefs as the rodents pose a direct threat to seabird populations that are essential to maintaining the survival of ecosystems, scientists have found....

 2018-07-12 04:00 

Forbes

Good Crypto, Bad Crypto: Blockchain Projects Gaining Legitimacy While Spawning An Underground...

Most businesses in the crypto space are covered by current anti-money laundering regulations. But new innovations are bringing more activity underground. Investors as well as regulators need to understand that two different crypto ecosystems are emerging....

 2018-07-11 20:44 

Jakarta Post

Papua indigenous communities declare 'customary fishing area' in Raja Ampat...

Indigenous communities from 19 villages at the Dampier Strait Marine Protection Area (MPA) in Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, declared on Tuesday the customary fishing area in the regency, asserting their commitment to conserve marine ecosystems and utili...

 2018-07-11 18:31 

Nature

Greedy rats take a bite out of coral reefs...

Rodents' taste for guano sets off chain reaction that can starve marine ecosystems....

 2018-07-11 18:14 

The Independent

Eradicating rats from tropical islands could protect coral reefs from effects of climate change, scientists find...

Scientists find natural fertiliser from seabird droppings provides enormous boost to marine ecosystems, but invasive rodents are wiping seabirds out...

 2018-07-11 17:00 

Newsweek.com

Rat Infestations Are Starving Coral Reefs of a Surprising Ingredient: Bird Droppings...

The vermin are starving complex ecosystems of a vital but surprising ingredient: bird droppings....

 2018-07-11 05:00 

Malay Mail Online

Concrete weighs heavily on the Mediterranean coast...

NICOSIA, July 11 — Across the Mediterranean, from an illegally-built hotel in a Spanish nature park to a holiday complex encroaching on Lebanon's salt flats, a tourism boom is threatening precious coastal ecosystems. With 46,000 kilometres......

 2018-07-11 04:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Concrete weighs heavily on Lebanon, coastal neighbors...

Across the Mediterranean, from an illegally-built hotel in a Spanish nature park to a holiday complex encroaching on Lebanon's salt flats, a tourism boom is threatening precious coastal ecosystems....

 2018-07-10 14:26 

mlive.com

Major warning about Michigan PFAS crisis came 6 years ago...

In 2012, a MDEQ expert delivered 93-page report that warned of "significant exposure to Michigan citizens and ecosystems."...

 2018-07-10 14:00 

Android Central

These are the Android apps I can't live without...

These days, it's easy to forget that smartphones didn't always have vast app stores and ecosystems; just over a decade ago, the apps that came on your phone were the apps you were stuck with. These days, we're spoiled by the enormous selection...

 2018-07-09 21:26 

VOA

Peru Expects to Create Pacific Ocean Reserve in Early 2019...

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra's government is planning to create an ocean reserve in the first quarter to protect feeding and breeding grounds for humpback whales and other marine species, the environment minister said Monday.The reserve would sp...

 2018-07-09 20:28 

Phys.org

Oceanographers uncover the relationship between size and productivity in one of the world's most complex ecosystems...

They exist all over the world, are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth and are home to a diverse array of wildlife. They also are essential to the global economy. They are estuaries—coastal embayments where fresh river water and salty ocea...

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