Biodiversity

Cuba Exhibit Celebrates Biodiversity

American Museum of Natural History’s ¡Cuba! exhibit explores the island nation’s unique biodiversity, and symbolizes the positive joint work that …

American Museum of Natural History

Kemper System Helps Huddersfield Uni Build on Bio Diversity

As universities adjust their business models in response to changes in funding structures, university campuses have seen a significant investment to …

Life Sciences

To Conserve Forests, We Need To Think Beyond Current Ideas Of Integration Or Segregation

<i>James Douglas Langston, James Cook University</i><p>Deforestation has historically been the price of development, but the world is now going through a forest transition; since 2015, there has been net global <i>reforestation</i>.<p>The pace and quality of this transition is mixed. In the world’s remaining high …

Conservation

RamasodiM@daff.gov.za: Without seed sovereignty, there is no food security.

<b>STOP GMO AND THE SEED PATENT MONOPOLY.</b><br>The Plant Breeders’ Rights and Plant Improvement Bills will <b>restrict the saving, trading, exchanging, and sale</b> …

Agriculture

Humans are killing the planet and all its inhabitants

We’re our own worst enemy.<p>Humans — rather than a giant meteor or a super-volcano — will be behind Earth’s next mass extinction, researchers predict …

Ecology

Federal and Provincial Governments Create National Advisory Panel on Canada’s biodiversity conservation initiative - Canada.ca

Parks Canada and Alberta Environment and Parks are co-leading the land and freshwater conservation initiative, which will develop best practices and …

Canada

We're on the brink of mass extinction—but there's still time to pull back

Imagine being a scuba diver and leaving your oxygen tank behind you on a dive. Or a mountain climber and abandoning your ropes. Or a skydiver and …

Ecology

Biodiversity

The tremendous diversity of life on Earth is facing an uncertain future. This Insight looks at the origins of this biodiversity, how it supports the …

Ecology

EMBT Wins Competition for Undulating Biodiversity Center on German-Czech Border

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT has been announced as the winner of a competition for the design of <i>Artenoah</i>, a biodiversity center in Rehau, Germany that …

Life Sciences

Macro Field Studio

In the work of Richard Avedon, Jim Balog, Susan Middleton and David Liittschwager, we see the power of a simple white background, whether the subject …

Tutorials

Targeted conservation could protect more of Earth's biodiversity

Major gains in global biodiversity can be achieved if an additional 5 percent of land is set aside to protect key species, say experts. Scientists …

Conservation

Much more of the planet's biodiversity could be protected with a little more land

If we strategically expand protected areas on Earth just 5% and focus on birds and mammals with a more diverse evolutionary history, the range of …

Ecology

Trump’s US-Mexico Border Wall A Disaster For Wildlife Biodiversity, Among Other Things | International Business Times

A 2,000-mile long proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico — one of President Donald Trump’s many ludicrous ideas that he …

Wildlife

The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity | Green Economy

<b>What is TEEB?</b><p>The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a global initiative focused on “making nature’s values visible”. Its principal …

As continents continue moving, study suggests effects on biodiversity

Continental drift and plate tectonics—the notion that large chunks of Earth's crust slowly but inexorably shift positions—was proposed in 1912 but …

Ecology

Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity Undergraduate Program | Evolution and Ecology

EEB undergraduate students at a field site.<p>Source: Nicole Carbone, EEB Peer Advisor 2009-2010<p>🐟 Like Marine Biology? 🐟<p>Check out the new Marine & …

Ecology

Gladiator games: In the natural world, biodiversity can offer protection to weaker species: Deeper competitive field safeguards weaker species, and protects genetic diversity

Deeper competitive field safeguards weaker species, and protects genetic diversity<p>In a study of competition among fungal species, researchers have …

Genetics

Ministries, conservation groups and indigenous communities unite to protect biodiversity and th

Indigenous people who include, Baka, Bagyéli, Bakola, Bedzang and Mbororos make up 10 percent of Cameroon’s population of 23 million people. For …

Conservation

To understand climate change, look at it from a mussel's perspective

The phrase “climate change” triggers images of a huge, global phenomenon. Rising seas. Drought. Ocean acidification.<p>But it's actually experienced on a much smaller scale, by individual plants, animals and people.<p>And most of the world’s organisms experience it much differently than humans do.<p>“As …

Climate Change

Stonyfield Wants To Save Penguins

Stonyfield is celebrating World Penguin Day on April 25 with the "Save Animals. With Cows" campaign developed in support of the organic yogurt …

Life Sciences

Can We Name Earth's Species Before They Go Extinct?

Some people despair that most species will go extinct before they are discovered. However, such worries result from overestimates of how many species …

Life Sciences

25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

Earth is home to incredibly beautiful natural sites. But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing …

Great Wall of China

Meet the skunk-sized predator that topped the food chain 34 million years ago

When we think of apex predators, we usually think of large, fearsome beasts that can strike fear into the hearts of their prey with a single roar. So …

Anthropology

7 things we've learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

This year’s Earth Day, April 22, will be dominated by March for Science rallies taking place in Washington, DC, and dozens of other cities around the world.<p>But I also like to mark Earth Day by looking at some of the best new discoveries we've made about this breathing, seething, never-dull planet …

Oceans

The real reason iconic woolly mammoths died out - and it came from above 13,000 years ago

Woolly mammoths were wiped out by a giant space rock just like the dinosaurs, according to new research.<p>Earth was hit by a comet less than 13,000 …

Life Sciences

Earth Day 2017: Here are the five environmental fights we've already lost

The signs of struggle are all apparent on Mother Nature's face. The Earth is gasping for air in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, crying out as …

Climate Change

Are these species lost forever? Not if this group can find them

The Search for Lost Species campaign aims to document 'missing' animals that might still be surviving somewhere.<p>The search for lost species begins …

Life Sciences

A whale's eye view of Antarctica

Unlocking the mysterious lives of whales with camera tagging<p>Whales are awe-inspiring and often elusive creatures. Their distribution and critical …

Climate Change

Earth Day 2017: Photos of astounding natural beauty

47 years ago the first Earth Day was celebrated by concerned citizens, students, teachers and college faculty in San Francisco, New York City and around the country.<p>This was before the formation of the EPA, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act and a host of other environmental …

Birds Eye tried to make a fish finger sandwich and the internet is LOLing/outraged

"The fuck are olives doing in there?"<p>Ah the humble fish finger sandwich - the sacred meal that sustained us through uni (and beyond). But it seems one of the most popular producers of fish fingers is shitting all over the essence of what this 'meal' is entirely about - simplicity.<p>Yep, Birds Eye are …

Foodies