Recent Event Highlights: Study confirms classic theory on the origins of biodiversity - PhysOrg.com, Norther Ireland launches Translink's first Biodiversity Action Plan - Gov Monitor, Visions for Biodiversity Beyond 2010 â People, Ecosystem Services ... - eGov monitor, Swedish Presidency EU - Illegal fishing a serious threat to ... - ISRIA, Taking stock - Neosho Daily News, The Year of Biodiversity - à¸à¸²à¸à¸à¸à¸à¹à¸à¸ª, and 216 more...
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PhysOrg.comStudy confirms classic theory on the origins of biodiversityPhysOrg.comBefore eating a common milkweed leaf, a newly hatched monarch butterfly caterpillar trims leaf hairs and cuts the leaf's veins to drain poisonous latex ...
Norther Ireland launches Translink's first Biodiversity Action PlanGov MonitorAt an event to launch the plan in Malone House in Belfast, the Minister said: âI welcome the introduction of this five year Biodiversity Action Plan and ...
Visions for Biodiversity Beyond 2010 â People, Ecosystem Services ...eGov monitorSpecial attention will be given to the links between biodiversity, ecosystem services, climate change and human well-being. The key role of biodiversity and ...
TreehuggerSwedish Presidency EU - Illegal fishing a serious threat to ...ISRIASpain's environment minister Elena Espinosa is one of the ministers who participated in the high level meeting 'Visions for Biodiversity Beyond 2010 ...Time to Tap Climate Change-Combating Potential of the World's ...EnvirodeskTop challengeLawrence Journal WorldSwedish Presidency - The countries of the world must mobilise for ...ISRIAISRIAÂ -ISRIAÂ -ISRIAall 12 news articlesÂ Â»
Taking stockNeosho Daily NewsA high number of different animals, plants and insects â or a high biodiversity indicates a healthy habitat. The opposite is also true, low biodiversity ...
à¸à¸²à¸à¸à¸à¸à¹à¸à¸ªThe Year of Biodiversityà¸à¸²à¸à¸à¸à¸à¹à¸à¸ªThe United Nations Environmental Programme (Unep) has designated 2010 as the Year of Biodiversity. The organisation, together with Bayer, invites children ...
Groups petition to list ferret populationsDaily RepublicThe groups WildEarth Guardians, Biodiversity Conservation Alliance and Center for Native Ecosystems want three black-footed ferret populations _ in western ...Groups petition to list ferret populationsKTIVHunt for black-footed ferrets on plains endsPueblo Chieftainall 11 news articlesÂ Â»
Radio New Zealand InternationalLogging major threat to Solomon Islands biodiversityRadio New Zealand InternationalOther factors identified as causing declining biodiversity are inappropriate land use practices, mining, over-exploitation of natural resources, ...
Portucel Soporcel Group forestry certification from PEFCGraphic Arts Online (press release)An example of this is the importance given to the preservation of natural values, by integrating conservation of ecosystem services, and biodiversity in ...New paper mill starts production tests on scheduleAmerican Printer Magazineall 2 news articlesÂ Â»
...with a view to generating better models and more relevant biodiversity projections; develop an expanded, and improved, set of biodiversity metrics than those currently available; rigorously and transparently develop a new global biodiversity model, and test...
Feds to reconsider protecting mountain ploversThe Associated PressWildEarth Guardians and the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance, who sued, argue the bird is endangered by urban sprawl, conversion of prairie to agriculture ...and moreÂ Â»
...was launched in June 2009 and ends on September 8th. It is a campaign designed to stimulate and raise worldwide awareness on biodiversity and the preservation of threatened ecosystems amongst children, families and educators. Download the "See the bigger...
...Diversity (CBD). The initiative supports 'The Green Wave' for biodiversity and it leads up to the International Year of Biodiversity in 2010. The photo competition was launched in June 2009 and ends on September 8th. It is a campaign designed to stimulate...
Conservation better than restorationPlanet EarthBut until now, scientists didn't know how effective their strategies were at restoring the biodiversity of ecosystems. 'There haven't been any systematic ...
Edinburgh Botanics staff move in as Â£16m visitor centre bloomsScotsmanThey will now spend the next two months installing exhibitions and planting a biodiversity garden outside the visitor centre. opening, when it is hoped a ...and moreÂ Â»
Deer harvest shows need for better wildlife planningKansas City StarThe state of Kansas needs a biodiversity policy and a coordinated assessment system to plan and manage lands in a biologically sustainable manner. ...and moreÂ Â»
Rice Biodiversity Techniques Remain Intact in Rural ThailandTreehuggerIf we don't maintain the necessary biodiversity in our crops we could run into some serious issues down the road in terms of our abilities to feed the ...
Biodiversity Report from the Americas Program of CIPâJuly 2009IRC's Americas ProgramVarious Chilean organizations have come out against a legislative initiative which they argue will open up the Chilean agricultural sector to the ...and moreÂ Â»
Times OnlineBIODIVERSITY: Tight Controls Could Save Global FisheriesInter Press ServiceBERLIN, Jul 31 (IPS) - The global race to catch the last fish left in the oceans has been successfully halted in a few regions and fish ...Can the World's Fisheries Survive Our Appetites?TIMECan This Fishery Be Saved? Yes!Miller-McCune.comWorld's fisheries at risk of collapse, but recovery is possible: studyAFPEureka! Science Newsall 311 news articlesÂ Â»
REDD shouldn't neglect biodiversity say scientistsMongabay.comSchemes to mitigate climate change by protecting tropical forests must take into account biodiversity conservation, said two leading scientific ...A fly in the forest-saving ointmentNature.com (subscription) (subscription)all 2 news articlesÂ Â»
Mongabay.comEcological restoration substantially boosts biodiversity and ...Mongabay.comA new analysis reports that ecological restoration generally deliver benefits for both conserving biodiversity and supporting human livelihoods, ...Ecological restoration benefits human well-being but conservation ...Cordis NewsThe Rise of Restoration EcologyScience MagazineUW Professor: Historic Ecological Restoration Not Always Best ChoiceUniversity of Wyoming NewsScience Magazine (subscription)Â -PlanetSave.comÂ -Science Magazine (subscription)all 17 news articlesÂ Â»
BBC NewsWoodlands 'losing biodiversity'BBC News"This study shows that increased pollution and poor countryside management have led to increasing homogenisation of biodiversity in British woodlands," said ...and moreÂ Â»
UNDERSTANDING biodiversity (the genes, species and ecosystems on earth) provides a guiding light to ensuring development that takes into account the needs of future generations, said a well-known Namibian biodiversity expert.
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Biodiversity organization secures grant fundingDaily American OnlineNatural Biodiversity, which is focused on controlling invasive plants and restoring plants that are native to the region, most recently was able to secure ...and moreÂ Â»
CDNNCaribbean coral reefs flattenedCDNN,Â New ZealandThe collapse of reef structure has serious implications for biodiversity and coastal defences â a double whammy for fragile coastal communities in the region. It was already known that coral cover in the Caribbean was in decline, but this is the first ...
Examiner.comHow bad will the Northwest get clobbered by climate change?Examiner.comThe potential for species extinction will become accelerated as more native plants, animals, and biodiversity fail to adapt fast enough to habitat, precipitation, and temperature changes. Predictions are that warmer summers will also increase power ...
National Science Foundation (press release)Sudden Collapse in Ancient Biodiversity: Was Global Warming the ...National Science Foundation (press release)Scientists have unearthed striking evidence for a sudden ancient collapse in plant biodiversity. A trove of 200 million-year-old fossil leaves collected in East Greenland tells the story, carrying its message across time to us today. ...
guardian.co.ukConservationists are not making themselves heardguardian.co.uk,Â UKOne thing would almost certainly be absent from most lists, though: biodiversity loss. How much does the loss of a few barely known species matter in the grand scheme of things? Not much, you might think â and perhaps you're right. ...
ReutersUganda's oil quest seen as threat to biodiversityReutersKAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's oil finds in the Albertine Graben, involving Britain's Tullow Oil, threaten biodiversity there, an environmental body said. Foreign companies continue to make hydrocarbon finds in western Uganda on the border with the ...
Ecosystem MarketplaceIs this Man's 'Nutrient Farm' the Mitigation Bank of Tomorrow?Ecosystem Marketplace,Â DCTo promote nutrient removal, improve wildlife habitat and promote biodiversity, the project plans to plant duck potato, water lilies and other plants native to the area. If successful, the 1300-acre Goose Pond, while large when compared to wetland ...
Examiner.comHarvard Museum of Natural History: extended hours and half-price ...Examiner.comOne of the most amazing aspects of biodiversity is that no two species are alike - each has carved out its own unique niche. We'll explore the museum's EVOLUTION and Language of Color exhibits with a special focus on one of the most ecologically ...
Living in PeruPhoto Exhibition about Peru's biodiversityLiving in Peru,Â PeruThis artistic and interactive exhibition portraits how Yanacocha Mining Company's activities in Cajamarca region have been done with environmental responsibility and have also been harmonized with the regional biodiversity. Plenge is considered to be ...
The HinduAlien invasionThe Hindu,Â IndiaBIODIVERSITY is the source of all ecological goods and services that constitute the source of living of all. India is not only gifted with geographical, climatic, cultural and social diversity but is also endowed enormously with biological diversity. ...
HinduIllegal mining: Minister writes to YeddyurappaHindu,Â IndiaâThe Bellary forest area has had rich ecological values and biodiversity treasures as the writing that I have read of the great naturalist M. Krishnan reveals,â the letter states. âI am aware that this matter has been investigated by the Lokayukta. ...
AFPColombia taps biodiversity to export exotic creaturesAFPBOGOTA (AFP) â Colombia, one of the world's most biologically diverse countries, has begun to cash in on this natural resource by selling rare species of animals to other countries, a "biocommerce" viewed with unease by environmentalists. ...
VietNamNet BridgeImproper infrastructure poses biggest threat to forests, biodiversityVietNamNet Bridge,Â VietnamVietNamNet Bridge â The Indochina program manager of Bird Life International has warned inappropriate infrastructure development is the biggest threat to special-use forests and biodiversity in Vietnam. Jonathan Charles Eames voiced out the warning ...
Examiner.comGertrude Boyden Biodiversity Day - a free tour of the local ...Examiner.comTaunton Massachusetts' Gertrude Boyden Wildlife Refuge (or the âbird sanctuaryâ as it's popularly known) will be the site of Biodiversity Day this Saturday, June 13th from 9 AM to 1 PM. For those who missed the Earth Day event earlier this year this is ...
Greenplanet.netBiodiversity Int'l to the G8: powering economic growth and ...Greenplanet.net,Â ItalyFollowing the invitation to join the meeting of the G8 Development Ministers in Rome today, Biodiversity International sent a message to the Ministers to urge them to increase their support for agricultural research and development in poorer countries. ...
Cordis NewsCaribbean coral reef has 'flattened' since the 1970sCordis News,Â BelgiumTheir findings are published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Healthy coral reefs contain millions of organisms that all play a part in the ocean's complex biodiversity. Their destruction has serious implications both for ocean ...Caribbean coral reefs collapsing: study Simon Fraser University NewsReefs collapse across Caribbean, study says Globe and MailClimate Change & Disease Have âFlattenedâ Caribbean Coral Reefs Discover MagazineTimes of Maltaall 59 news articles
Business Wire (press release)Life Technologies Foundation Sponsors BioBlitz Educational ...Business Wire (press release),Â CAâBioBlitzes are always a wonderful way for students and scientists and amateur and professional naturalists to explore, understand, and appreciate biodiversity all over the world and, in this case, in their own backyard,â said Edward O. Wilson, ...
Caribbean Net NewsCommentary: The impact of climate change on the biodiversity on ...Caribbean Net News,Â Cayman IslandsIt is often stated that Small Island Developing States make a contribution to biodiversity that is out of proportion to their land area. In this sense, they can be thought of collectively as biodiversity âhot spotsâ containing some of the richest ...
TheAlternativePress.comFamilies & Neighborhood Naturalists Will Enjoy "Bio-Blitz 2009" at ...TheAlternativePress.com,Â New Jersey"The County of Union is proud to sponsor this annual survey of biodiversity and we welcome the support of Kean University and the many organizations and schools that will make up the Bio-Blitz team this year," said Union County Freeholder Chairman ...
CSR AsiaClimate colonialism and the ethics of biofuelsCSR Asia,Â Hong Kong... are now seeing a massive land-grabbing scramble in developing countries as Western companies (some even with foreign aid support) rapidly establish enormous carbon monoculture fields in tropical countries, destroying eco-systems and biodiversity. ...
Mongabay.comOil or Death in the AmazonMongabay.complos ONE 3(8): e2932. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002932 An excellent paper published in August 2008 by Dr. Matt Finer and collaborators, Oil and gas Projects in the Western Amazon: Threats to Wilderness, biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples, ...
...addition to the partnership with National Geographic and the UNEP Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Airbus has also committed its corporate foundation to focus on biodiversity issues, as one of the foundations three key topics....
Cuba HeadlinesCuban Expert Extols Caribbean Biological CorridorCuba Headlines,Â CubaDoctor Nicasio ViÃ±a Davila, director of the Eastern Center of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (BIDECO) stressed today the importance of the Caribbean Biological Corridor for the conservation of the valuable natural heritage of the regiÃ³n. ...
DAWN.comClimate change clouds hover over PakistanDAWN.com,Â PakistanThe speakers expressed fear that after some years, water shortage would increase in Pakistan, which would affect human beings, forests, crops and the whole biodiversity chain. EPD Director-General Dr Shugufta Shahjehan said more than 100 nations of the ...
Javno.hrNature Combats Climate Change the BestJavno.hr,Â CroatiaIt would also help maintain the biodiversity and improving the water supplies. If logging is reduced by 50 percent by the middle of the century, and if that level remain until the end of the century, the 'savings' would be the same as five years of ...
Mongabay.comForest degradation is huge source of CO2 emissionsMongabay.comIt would also undermine efforts to preserve biodiversity, since many species cannot survive in heavily degraded forest landscapes. TNC says a framework that effectively addresses degradation will also pay dividends for rural populations, ...
AFPNurturing forests, peatlands will attack global warming: UNEPAFPSeparately, a study published in a science journal said the future pact, by incorporating an innovative mechanism, could deal a blow to tropical deforestation while also preserve precious biodiversity. The paper looked at the scenarios by which this ...World Environment Day Report: Carbon Capture and Storage Nature's Way Environment News ServiceUNEP calls for investment in conservation efforts Capital FMall 59 news articles