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SIGN PLEASE! Save Most Endangered Western Prairie Fringed Orchid Plants From Extinction !
Environment  (tags: flora, endangered, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, green )

Cal
- 165 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Western Prairie Fringed Orchid only exists in five U.S. states in the Midwest. The Endangered Species Coalition estimates that there are only 172 populations of this plant, with merely four with more than 1,000 plants
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

Cal
- 524 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.
SOUTH AFRICA: Nature Reserve Will Preserve Succulents
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, FLORA, flora, world, GoodNews, climate-change )

Cal
- 727 days ago - environment.einnews.com
This botanical hot spot has 1 500 plant species, of which 190 are endemic. Of these, 155 are threatened with extinction, and are believed to be particularly vulnerable to climate change.
Diverse, Deceptive, Declining: Orchids Threatened By Deforestation in South America
Environment  (tags: defrorestation, flora, flora and fauna, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature )

Cal
- 728 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Because of their extreme diversity and close-knit connections within their ecosystems, biologists consider orchids to be an excellent indicator of an area's overall biodiversity.
Green Under Siege: World's Biodiversity Hotspots 85 Percent Impacted
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, forests, deforestation, flora, original forests, biodiversity hot spots, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 802 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The world's 35 biodiversity hotspots--which harbor 75 percent of the planet's endangered land vertebrates--are in more trouble than expected, according to a sobering new analysis of remaining primary vegetation.
UK: Do-Gooders Threatening Ecology of the New Forest
Environment  (tags: world, flora, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, Sustainabililty, protection, wildlife, trees )

Cal
- 1144 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The New Forest's delicate ecological balance is being threatened by 'do-gooders' who have unofficially taken it upon themselves to pull up ragwort from various parts of the open Forest.
Calif.'s Sierra Nevada a 'Living Lab' for Climate Change
Environment  (tags: flora, protection, climate-change, nature, habitat, GoodNews, green, government, environment, ecosystems, animals, climate change, conservation )

Cal
- 1183 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In parts of California's Sierra Nevada, marshy meadows are going dry, wildflowers are blooming earlier and glaciers are melting into ice fields.
Green Highways: New Strategies To Manage Roadsides as Habitat
Environment  (tags: flora, protection, climate-change, nature, habitat, GoodNews, green, government, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 1201 days ago - e360.yale.edu
From northern Europe to Florida, highway planners are rethinking roadsides as potential habitat for native plants and wildlife. Scientists say this new approach could provide a useful tool in fostering biodiversity.
Turns Out, Climate Change Is Also An Enemy of Flowers and Happiness
Environment  (tags: flora, fllowers, climate, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, nature, protection, destruction, climatechange, globalwarming, green, politics, humans, water )

Cal
- 1340 days ago - takepart.com
A new study says that flowers are blooming detrimentally early due to climate change.
Climate Change Affecting Maple Trees in N.H.
Environment  (tags: climate-change, trees, maple trees, flora, maple syrup, green, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climatechange, globalwarming, nature, humans, greenhousegases )

Cal
- 1722 days ago - mnn.com
Trees in New Hampshire are becoming stressed and are producing less syrup.
Environment Conservation France Loses Its Harvest Wild Flowers
Environment  (tags: herbicides, pesticides, overfarming, flora, environment, destruction, endangered, pollution, humans, protection, government, green, climate, world )

Cal
- 1795 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Some wild flowers have already vanished from the French countryside. Pheasant's eye, cornflower, corncockle and Venus's looking glass are getting rare. The environment ministry is preparing a plan to preserve these plants, whose life cycle is closely link
GOOD NEWS! New Flower Species Found on Isle Royale
Environment  (tags: flora, water, environment, GoodNews, green, nature )

Cal
- 1810 days ago - duluthnewstribune.com
A member of the aster and sunflower family found in Isle Royale National Park is one of the world's newest-described flower species.
SCOTLAND: Wonderful Woodland Wildflowers at Jupiter
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, flora, green, nature, forests )

Cal
- 1850 days ago - scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk
The Scottish Wildlife Trust's Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre in Grangemouth will be taking part in the International Year of Forests with a Wonderful Woodland Wildflower Planting day on Saturday 3 September. Events are taking place across the world this ye
Uncertain Future for Joshua Trees in US Southwest Projected With Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, trees, Joshua Trees, flora, globalwarming, environment, ecosystems, conservation, water )

Cal
- 2005 days ago - enn.com
Temperature increases resulting from climate change in the Southwest will likely eliminate Joshua trees from 90 percent of their current range in 60 to 90 years, according to a new study led by U.S. Geological Survey ecologist Ken Cole.
Climate Change Creates Longer Ragweed Season
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, climate-change, flora, pollen, healthconditions, nature )

Cal
- 2041 days ago - uk.reuters.com
A changing climate means allergy-causing ragweed pollen has a longer season that extends further north than it did just 16 years ago, U.S. scientists reported
 

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