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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 )

- 1812 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 )

- 1990 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 )

- 1990 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 )

- 2401 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 )

- 2432 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 )

- 2564 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 )

- 2640 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 )

- 2661 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 )

- 2670 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 )

- 2688 days ago -
If the house seems dustier than it used to be, it may not be a reflection on your housekeeping skills.
10 Ways to Tell If You're a Tree-Hugger
Environment  (tags: Trees, Environment, Plants, Green, Ecology, Tree-Hugger )

- 2852 days ago -
If you go to great lengths to preserve our environment, exhibiting some of the 10 characteristics, behaviors and practices listed below, then you might be a tree-hugger.
Oil-Threatened Estuary Is Key to Life in the Gulf
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, ecosystems, ecology, pollution, humans, habitat )

- 2904 days ago -
Shrimp, crab, oysters, gators, birds, snakes, people - all have ties to Louisiana's Barataria Bay.
Breaking: 320,000 Acres of Forest Protected for Wildlife and People
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, conservation, science, business, ecology, animals, wildlife, mammals, forest, forests, habitat, landscape, montana, the nature conservancy, tnc, nature conservancy, endangered species, wolf, wolves, moose, fox, bears, good news )

- 3614 days ago -
<p>In one of the most significant conservation sales in U.S. history, The Nature Conservancy and The Trust for Public Land have preserved 320,000 acres of pristine forest in western Montana that provide valuable habitat for species.</p>
Ecological Mutualism - Necessary for Species Survival
Environment  (tags: eco-system, ecology, mutualism, species survival, species preservation )

- 3786 days ago -
Interesting look at mutualism, the system whereby living things connect and benefit each other in many ways - some very unexpected! Sometimes our efforts to preserve species can actually be detrimental to their survival.
Climate Change and Conflicts: Is There a Link at All?
Environment  (tags: environment, ClimateChange, world, ecology )

- 3804 days ago -
The link between pressure on natural resources and armed conflicts simply doesn't exist, say researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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