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800+ Species Added To IUCN Threatened RED LIST
Environment  (tags: endangered, animals, plants, lemurs, conservation, ecosystems, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, science, wildlife, world )

- 125 days ago -
Experts have added 817 species to the threatened categories on the IUCN Red List in the latest update. Those added include 51 mammals--mostly lemurs--and over 400 plants. The new update finds that over 90 percent of lemurs .....
South Africa's Deadly Plants....*** Video ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, nature, Plants, wildlife )

- 175 days ago -
THESE carnivorous plants make light work of any insects that stray into their deadly clutches. This set showcases an array of bug-eating plants, from the Venus flytrap - beloved of children the world over - to the Cape sundew, which lures insect life ...
European Commission To Ban Heirloom Seeds and Criminalize Plants & Seeds Not Registered With Govt - Collective Evolution
Environment  (tags: Article and Global petition to sign, Environment, EU, Plants, Vegetables, Trees, Law, Food Control, Lack of Ethics, Bio-diversity loss )

- 280 days ago -
The European Commission is changing the EU's plant legislation to The "Plant Reproductive Material Law" regulating ALL plants, vegetables and woodland trees. An annual fee will also be required to only grow produce from an EU approved list of seeds.
38 Hawaii Plants, Snails Gain Federal Protection
Environment  (tags: endangered, plants, mollusks, Hawaii, flowers, snails, protection )

- 506 days ago -
The center and other environmental groups are urging the federal agency to finalize a proposal designating critical habitat for 135 species on the same islands where the 38 newly protected species are found.
ACT NOW: Ban All Nuclear Power Plants in CA
Environment  (tags: act now, please sign, petition, nuclear power, plants, radiation, toxic, contamination, Fukushima, Chernobyl, disaster, ban nuclear power plants, California, take action )

- 572 days ago -
So long as nuclear power plants exist, we are all at risk of a Fukushima-level catastrophe at any moment. The corporations have big money, but we have the numbers. We will free this nation of this menace one state at a time. Please sign the petition.
Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, trees, plants )

- 1074 days ago -
The worlds most deadliest plants. The good news, most of the deadliest plants will kill you only if you eat them. If you wanted to find the Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants then you have come to the right place.
The Most Biodiverse Place on Earth Threaten By Oil
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, destruction, amazonia, animales, animals, biodiversity, Ecuator, highest, new map, oil threat, Peru, plants, world, )

- 1123 days ago -
A new map shows the importance of Yasuni National Park as the most biodiverse ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere, and maybe even on Earth. Scientists released the map along with the UN General Assembly to save the park from oil exploration through dona..
Environs Prompt Advantageous Gene Mutations as Plants Grow; Changes Passed to Progeny
Environment  (tags: Environment, Plants, Progeny, DNA sample, Gene Mutations )

- 1201 days ago -
If a person were to climb a towering redwood and take a sample from the top and a sample from the bottom of the tree, a comparison would show that the two DNA samples are different.
Millions of Tonnes of Wood Being Wasted Every Year
Environment  (tags: wood, woodfuel, plants, trees, environment )

- 1209 days ago -
At least two million tonnes of unused woodfuel supplies a year could be used to heat rural schools, businesses and other buildings, the Forestry Commission has said.
Plant Clinics Scheme to Boost Food Security
Environment  (tags: Plants, plant clinic, food security )

- 1251 days ago -
A "plant clinic" scheme to improve food security in developing nations has received a £6.8m boost from the UK and Swiss governments.The clinics, similar to human doctors' surgeries, offer local farmers advice on how to treat pests and diseases.
First Rainforests Arose When Plants Solved Plumbing Problem
Environment  (tags: Rainforests, Environment, Plants, Science, Research )

- 1264 days ago -
A team of scientists, including several from the Smithsonian Institution, discovered that leaves of flowering plants in the world's first rainforests had more veins per unit area than leaves ever had before.
Extinct Plants of New York City
Environment  (tags: Extinct Plants, New York, plants, environment, climate )

- 1281 days ago -
Of the 1,357 plant species that once thrived in New York City, only 771 are still found there. The main reasons behind the loss of most plants from the area are human-related: habitat destruction and the introduction of pests and diseases to the area.
Plants Cloned as Seeds: Hybrids That Breed True Would Be Major Advance for Crop Plants
Environment  (tags: Plants, Hybrids, Seeds, Environment, Breeding, Crop varieties )

- 1336 days ago -
Plants have for the first time been cloned as seeds. The research by aUC Davis plant scientists and their international collaborators, published Feb. 18 in the journal Science,
Plants In Nuked Soil: Less Talking, More Growing
Environment  (tags: Plants, Nuked Soil, Growing, Environment, Study )

- 1337 days ago -
Plants seem to tolerate the high radiation levels found in the soil near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster. Both soybeans and flax showed changes in their proteins,
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, destruction, protection, oceans, marine life, plants, conservation )

- 1382 days ago -
Where a plastic patch (twice the size of Texas) is found on the Pacific, the Mediterranean has over 250 billion microscopic plastic bits. Demand protections and an action plan to our protection

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