Gabriella Bloom

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The Urban Environment Is Creating Super-Sized Spiders

It's helping them spawn tons of spider eggs, too.<p>Great news for people who perform LeBron-class vertical leaps when they see a spider: The unnatural environment of cities seems to be inflating these creatures like bulging eight-legged balloons, according to new research.<p>Of course the focus of …

Women and the Environment

In this special week where we had the historical Climate March and world leaders have gotten together to discuss the climate issues at the Climate Summit in New York, I want to share the experience I´ve lived in Kenya. I believe sharing knowledge and experiences is empowering for everyone!<p>For us to …

Invasive apple snail threatens Florida Everglades clean up | Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida wildlife and water managers are worried about an invasive snail that is wreaking havoc on the state’s billion-dollar effort to remove chemicals from the fragile Everglades.<p>A Snail Kite, one of Florida’s iconic breeding bird species, perches on a branch at J. W. Corbett …

10 Birds Your Grandkids May Never See, Thanks to Climate Change

Long before modern times, human beings caused great extinctions of charismatic animals, including many species of birds. From the gigantic Moas of …

No rain for decades: Stand by for the ‘megadroughts’, scientists warn

Climate change is set to unleash a series of decades-long “megadroughts” this century, according to research to be published this week.<p>Experts warn …

Climate Change