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Think Climate Change Will Be Good for Plants? Think Again
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, fauna, ecosystems, research )

Cal
- 375 days ago - grist.org
Heads up, plants: Climate change is winding up for a one-two punch right in the stomata.
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

Cal
- 433 days ago - enn.com
Losing plant species is directly linked to long-term declines in the stable productivity of grasslands, a new study has shown.
North Carolina Cracks Down on Venus Flytrap Poachers
Environment  (tags: protection, fauna, green, poaching fauna, Venus Flytraps, humans )

Cal
- 645 days ago - reuters.com
Already at risk from coastal development, the estimated 35,000 remaining wild plants are now threatened by poaching so severe, that new legislation signed into law on Thursday by Governor Pat McCrory, now makes it a felony punishable by up to 25 months in
Invasive Species Worsen Damage From Hawaii's Storms
Environment  (tags: fauna, invasive species, ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather )

Cal
- 672 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Damage from Hurricane Iselle, which recently battered Hawaii's Big Island, was exacerbated by invasion of non-native tree species
New Windsor-Detroit Bridge Threatens Endangered Species
Environment  (tags: endangered, fauna, ecosystems, environment, destruction, humans, green, government, pollution )

Cal
- 1322 days ago - canadaka.net
Canada's public works department says Dense Blazing Star and Willow Leaf Aster plants at risk
Madagascar Palm Trees at Risk of Extinction, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, biodiversity, fauna, palm trees, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 1346 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A majority of Madagascar's palms face extinction due to land clearing, an environment protection group says
South Africa Cycads 'Are Facing Extinction'
Environment  (tags: endangered, extinction, habitat, fauna, cycads, environment, destruction, forests, nature, humans, protection, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, climate )

Cal
- 1571 days ago - timeslive.co.za
While rhino poaching is increasing at an alarming rate, four species of cycads found only in South Africa are on the brink of extinction due to poaching.
Madagascar Tree Diversity Among the Highest Worldwide
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, fauna, environment, trees, forests, world, Madagascar, nature, habitat, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1656 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In terms of biodiversity, the hugely imperiled forests of Madagascar may be among the world's richest.
Seagrass Meadows Remain 'Forgotten' in Conservation Debate
Environment  (tags: fauna, oceans, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, environment, conservation, pollution, humans, world, water, nature, green, government )

Cal
- 1839 days ago - theecologist.org
Every hour, an area of seagrass the size of two football pitches is lost. The rate of loss is equal to that occurring in tropical rainforests and on coral reefs yet it receives a fraction of the attention
JAMAICA Priceless Native Plants Vanishing in the Wind
Environment  (tags: fauna, trees, protection, biodiversity, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, world )

Cal
- 2013 days ago - ipsnews.net
The recent successes of local medicinal researchers have turned the spotlight on local laws that fail to protect Jamaica's rich biological diversity.
Seagrass May Be 'Uncharismatic' But It Still Needs Protecting
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, seagrass, fauna, protection, humans, conservation, nature, habitat, oceans, water )

Cal
- 2090 days ago - theecologist.org
It may be not be as visable as tropical rainforests or wetlands but seagrass plays a vital role in the global ecosystem, says Richard Unsworth, filtering pollution and providing food to fish
Secrets of the Amazon: Giant Anacondas and Floating Forests, An Interview With Paul Rosolie
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, Amazon, ecosystems, protection, flora, fauna, wildlife, nature )

Cal
- 2297 days ago - news.mongabay.com
First visiting the Amazon at eighteen, Rosolie has explored strange jungle ecosystems, caught anaconda and black caiman bare-handed, joined indigenous hunting expeditions, led volunteer expeditions, and hand-raised a baby giant anteater
Photo Essay: Red-Eyed Tree Frog in the Rainforest
Environment  (tags: frog, frogs, tree frog, tree frogs, treefrog, treefrogs, amphibians, animals, wildlife, fauna, endangered species, environment, nature, forest, forests, deforestation, rainforest, rainforests, rain forest, rainforests, costa rica, conservation, tnc )

Jonathon
- 3222 days ago - nature.org
Besides serving as Care2's mascot, the cute red-eyed tree frog is a real rainforest ambassador. Watch the life cycle of tree frogs -- from birth, maturity, reproduction, and predation by insects, snakes, and caimans. Stunning, beautiful photos!
   

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