Habitats

Environmentalists win temporary halt to Devil's Gate Dam dig-out

<i>Water flows at Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena on Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2015. ; Credit: Maya Sugarman/KPCC</i>Sharon McNaryEnvironmentalists on …

Environment

Habitat on Terrace: Modern Reinterpretation of a Classic Queenslander

Squeezing in five fabulous townhouses on a lot that is barely 760 square meters in area, <b>Habitat on Terrace</b> in <i>Brisbane</i> revamps an existing …

Interior Design

Are Bears a Future Trail Access Issue?

The tragic death of a rider last June could have implications for trail access<p>From the moment Brad Treat saw the grizzly bear to the moment he …

Mountain Biking

A dreamy jungle house

There is not doubt that society has long romanticized the wilder regions of the world, with tropical forests and jungles calling to us all with a …

Interior Design

Bees of all stripes to get help from Cheerios’ mascot, Buzz

Cheerios is running a campaign to increase wildflower coverage and bring back the bees.<p>March 16, 2017 —Buzz the Bee, the mascot for Honey Nut …

Bees

Flower-rich habitats increase survival of bumblebee families: New research led by the UK's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has revealed for the first time that flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families between years

New research led by the UK's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has revealed for the first time that flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the …

Biology

Koala population crash highlights long list of failures, report finds

Koala protection efforts are failing in Queensland despite clear evidence of devastating population losses, a new report has found.<p>An expert panel, …

Environment

'Irreversible' Climate Change Impacts Ravage Australia: Report

Click here for reuse options! Record-high temperatures have caused widespread coral bleaching, habitat destruction and species mortality.An …

Climate Change

Two Fort St. John men convicted in moose riding incident

Two Fort St. John men were convicted Friday under the BC Wildlife Act for harassing a swimming moose.<p>The Britsh Columbia Conservation Officer Service …

MOOSE

Northwest Fishletter

NW Fishletter #367, March 6, 2017<p><b>[2] Council Continues to Question Columbia Basin Habitat-Monitoring Projects</b><p>During December and February meetings …

B.C. farmer fined over 4 grizzly bear deaths

Grizzly sow with 3 cubs shot near Dunster in 2014<p>A B.C.court has fined a farmer over the 2014 shooting deaths of a grizzly bear sow and its three …

Nature

700+ native bee species spiraling toward extinction

<b>North American bees are at risk of disappearing thanks to severe habitat loss and increasing pesticide use, among other threats, new report …

Biodiversity

Bird Fact Friday – When habitat dictates behavior

From page 15 of <i>Better Birding</i>:<p>Habitat very often dictates behavior. A Northern Harrier glides and swoops low over fields and marshes, periodically …

Nature

Saving the underworld: Clarifying the stygofauna classification for improved conservation

Inevitably, many habitats, including the particularly vulnerable subterranean ones, will continue being erased from our planet as a result of human …

Biology

North American bee species inching towards extinction

Habitat loss, heavy pesticide use, climate change and increasing urbanisation are the main causes for declining bee populations.<p>More than 700 of the …

Biodiversity

Hundreds of North American bee species face extinction: study

More than 700 of the 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii are believed to be inching toward extinction due to increased pesticide use …

Biodiversity

Conservation of Indonesian river and forest habitats in order to protect wildlife

A new project led by a researcher from the University of Leicester is supporting the conservation of river and forest habitats in Indonesia - which …

Biodiversity

The Price Of Admission To The Panda Habitat Is Your Blood

Some clown in China thought it would be a good idea for him to stroll into a panda habitat and disturb the sleeping bear within it. Unfortunately for …

WATCH: Drone Destroyed by Tigers After Flying Into Habitat

It was a battle of nature vs. technology in China, and a group of tigers give a pretty good idea of who wins that fight.<p>A drone with a camera made …

Drones

6 Amazing Live Biology and Nature Kits for Kids

What is <b>biology and nature kits for kids?</b> Why do they need them? Let’s start from the beginning.<p>Nature is a magnificent miracle. Observing all the …

Nature

The RPG Scrollbars: Old Habitats Die Hard

There’s no better way to cause trouble than to talk about ‘firsts’. Say for instance that King’s Quest IV featured the first female adventure …

Gaming

“Pray,” Habitat Detroit urges as it restructures

<i>Detroit</i> — When Habitat for Humanity Detroit opened its doors in the early 80s, the focus was on empowering Detroiters and giving them a path to home …

Detroit

This Small City Is Setting Aside 1,000 Acres For Bees And Butterflies

They're stepping up to save pollinators.<p>An Iowa city is gearing up for a major plan to create habitat for bees and butterflies.<p>This spring, Cedar Rapids will prepare the first 188 acres of unused public land for habitat conversion into pesticide-free havens filled with native prairie grasses and …

Bees

What is it like to watch a drummer?

CONNECTING THE DOTS . . . <i>From Habitat to Hunting</i><p>By Matt Soberg, RGS & AWS Editor & Director of Communications<p><i>This is what it’s like to watch a spring</i> …

Pheasants Forever pollinator initiative pivots on shared need for habitat

Upland birds, butterflies and bees share habitat needs more than ever. Pheasants Forever’s habitat initiative is a centerpiece at the national …

Bees

The importance of maintaining a diversity of habitats in the sea

Researchers from University of Gothenburg and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) show that both species diversity and habitat …

Biodiversity

The floating home

Imagine living by the sea and enjoying the breeze each time you wake up or go to sleep. Now, picture dwelling over calm waters that lull you to a …

Houses

The world's most unloved, underappreciated wildlife – in pictures

Do you like pangolins or silky sharks? How about the black-legged kittiwake? Vote for your favourite in the Wildscreen Arkive’s Valentine’s Day campaign to help protect underappreciated species from poaching and climate change

Biodiversity

Scientists use fire to save endangered bird species

Planned burn-offs, which play an important role in protecting lives and properties from summer bushfires, are becoming increasingly critical to the …

Biodiversity

NASA bets the farm on the long-term viability of space agriculture

A new plant habitat is on its way to the space station<p>If you give an astronaut a packet of food, she'll eat for a day. If you teach an astronaut how to farm in space, she'll eat for a lifetime—or at least for a 6-month-long expedition on the International Space Station.<p>Since its earliest missions, …

NASA