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This Is What the Planet Would Be Like Without Trees
Environment  (tags: trees, agriculture, ecology )

- 12 hours ago -
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated 18 million acres of forest - an area roughly the size of Panama - are lost each year.
What Will It Really Take to Avoid Collapse?
Environment  (tags: capitalism, greed, ecology, habitat destruction, resource depletion, threats to civilization )

- 12 days ago -
Last month, more than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries issued a dire warning to humanity. Because of our overconsumption of the world's resources, they declared, we are facing "widespread misery and catastrophic biodiversity loss."
The Ecological Disaster That Is Trump's Border Wall: A Visual Guide
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ecology, borders, migration )

- 258 days ago -
The protected areas on the border harbor an incredible array of wildlife and plants.
Don't Sell Off Public Land!
Environment  (tags: wilderness, ecology, public lands, fossil fuels, pollution, petitions )

- 346 days ago -
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) introduced a bill that would allow 3.3 million acres of public land in 10 states. This bill needs to be stopped so we can save our wilderness.
Save the Everglades!!!
Environment  (tags: Florida, Everglades, ecology, water, greed, petitions )

- 1046 days ago -
Four years ago, the sugar industry signed a binding written contract to sell us land to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to save our drinking water and contain deadly pollution.
Three States Debate Water Use as Apalachicola Bay Oyster Harvest Collapses
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, ecology, water, oyster harvest, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, nature, protection, pollution, humans, conservation )

- 1683 days ago -
Apalachicola Bay, in the crook of the Florida Panhandle, escaped the actual oil of the British Petroleum spill in 2010. But it is not unscathed, and is one of the focal points of what amounts to a water war between three states
Peru's Mysterious 'Lot Fitzcarrald' Threatens Uncontacted Tribes
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction, world )

- 1861 days ago -
Peru is set to embark on a major expansion of gas operations in the Camisea region in the Amazon - a move which could decimate Indigenous peoples
Oil and Gas Drilling on the Rise in Ecuador and Peru; Indigenous Communities Share Concerns
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction )

- 1861 days ago -
Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its operations into an area inhabited by nomadic groups that shun contact
How Many Trees Have Been Faxed?
Environment  (tags: nature, ecology, environment )

- 2272 days ago -
There usually aren't forests surrounding office buildings, so it's hard to imagine how wasting paper can harm the environment. This infographic will help you visualize the consequences of corporate faxing and other paper use.
Kenyan Heroine Wangari Maathai Dies in Hospital
Environment  (tags: death, human rights, ecology, feminism, forests, traditional people, global warming, Kenya )

- 2302 days ago -
BREAKING NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 26 - 2004 Nobel Peace prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai has died while undergoing treatment at the Nairobi Hospital. Prof Maathai succumbed to ovarian cancer at 11pm on Sunday night
Striking Ecological Impact on Canada's Arctic Coastline Linked to Global Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Ecology, Canada, Arctic, Global Climate Change )

- 2435 days ago -
Scientists from Queen's and Carleton universities head a national multidisciplinary research team that has uncovered startling new evidence of the destructive impact of global climate change on North America's largest Arctic delta.
Analysis of Bread Mold Genomes Demonstrates 'Reverse-Ecology' Tool
Environment  (tags: Ecology, Tool, Environment, Demonstration, Organisms )

- 2511 days ago -
In a demonstration of "reverse-ecology," biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that one can determine an organism's adaptive traits by looking first at its genome and checking for variations across a population.
Polar Bear Births Could Plummet With Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Polar Bear, Environment, Ecology, Research )

- 2532 days ago -
University of Alberta researchers Péter Molnár, Andrew Derocher and Mark Lewis studied the reproductive ecology of polar bears in Hudson Bay and have linked declining litter sizes with loss of sea ice.
New Appreciation of the Ecology-Evolution Dynamic
Environment  (tags: Ecology, Evolution, Species, Environment, Nature, Survival )

- 2540 days ago -
Ecology drives evolution. In the Jan 28 issue of the journal Science, UC Davis expert Thomas Schoener describes growing evidence that the reverse is also true, and explores what that might mean to our understanding of how environmental change
Earth Is Twice as Dusty as in 19th Century, Research Shows
Environment  (tags: Earth, Dust, Environment, Ecology, Atmosphere )

- 2559 days ago -
If the house seems dustier than it used to be, it may not be a reflection on your housekeeping skills.

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