START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


Offbeat  (tags: animals, biodiversity, conservation, environment, interesting, protection, wildlife, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, Paul Simon )

- 192 days ago -
DURHAM, North Carolina âEUR" Listening to Paul Simon talk is a little like listening to him sing. His voice is melodic and soothing; his words are thoughtful and evocative, capable of penetrating both heart and bones. A lyric comes to mind ... cont.
Organic Farming 'Benefits Biodiversity'
Offbeat  (tags: farming, organic farming, biodiversity, wild plants, wildlife, study )

- 858 days ago -
Organic farms act as a refuge for wild plants, offsetting the loss of biodiversity on conventional farms, a study suggests.
China Celebrates 30 Years of Conserving and Sustainably Using Biodiversity Through CITES - United Nations Environment Programme
Offbeat  (tags: China, biodiversity, conservation, animals, plants )

- 2358 days ago -
From pandas to tigers, China is home to some of the most magnificent wild species and plays a prominent role in the conservation and sustainable use of the planet's biodiversity.
Haitian Children Celebrate Biodiversity During World Bird Festival
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, Haitian, biodiversity, festival )

- 2479 days ago -
In the far south-east corner of Haiti, children in the town of Anse-a-Pitres are showing their appreciation of the avian gifts that nature offers .
Australia's Biodiversity Arks
Offbeat  (tags: Biodiversity, Australia, birds )

- 2480 days ago -
Today Australia's leading national bird conservation organisation, Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner), has launched its annual State of Australia's Birds report.
EU, Canada 'Dodos of the Week'
Offbeat  (tags: environment, COP10, Dodos of the Week, EU, Canada, CBD Alliance, blockng progress, biodiversity )

- 2524 days ago -
The European Union and Canada were named the "Dodos of the Week" by the CBD Alliance, the umbrella group for NGOs at COP10, during a ceremony on Monday afternoon.
The Ogasawara Islands : Maintaining the Balance of a Unique Ecosystem (Part 1)
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, protection, Ogasawara Islands, Natural World Heritage, biodiversity, balance, losing, ecosystem, COP10, Japan, palm trees, evolution, Ogasawara Ookomori, fruit bat, isolated, meguro sparrow )

- 2582 days ago -
The Ogasawara Islands, a subprefecture of Tokyo floating in the Pacific, has atrracted much attention this year because of the possibility it may be registered as Japan's fourth Natural World Heritage site the summer of next year.
Biodiversity Makes Good Business, Say Consumers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, biodiversity, companies )

- 2625 days ago -
The latest TEEB report for business found rising awareness among consumers about biodiversity - with more than 80 per cent saying they would stop buying products from companies that disregard ethical considerations in their sourcing practices, according
U.N. Report: Biodiversity More Vital An Economic Issue Than Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, biodiversity, climate change )

- 2677 days ago -
You certainly can't tie yourself up worrying over every environmental issue under the sun; you'd be paralyzed by the sheer, overwhelming number of issues and responsibilities. Yet concerns for every plant and animal under the sun -- the earth's incredible
Odds Stacked Against San Harvesters of Devil's Claw
Offbeat  (tags: San tribe, Namibia, southern Africa, devil's claw, medicine, biodiversity, National Park, Khwe people, nature conservation, resource, wildlife )

- 2695 days ago -
BWABWATA, Namibia, May 8, 2010 (IPS/IFEJ) - Nguni Diyasen gently loosens the earth with a hoe and then widens the hole with her bare hands. Fifty centimetres down she uncovers the light brown root of a devil's claw. Used to treat arthritis and rheumatism
Save Our Species ! Please Take Poll !!!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, species, UK, biodiversity, extinction )

- 2748 days ago -
Supporting our own growing population through modern land management and agriculture is pushing UK biodiversity into the limited undisturbed undergrowth we have left. The NSEW Star Species are all under threat from extinction, but need the nation's
How Much Is Biodiversity Worth to You?
Offbeat  (tags: biodiversity, survival, aniimals, environment, species )

- 2752 days ago -
Is it possible to place a dollar amount on natural habitats and the species that call them home? Ecosystem Marketplace thinks it is. And according to "State of Biodiversity Markets: Offset and Compensation Programs Worldwide," a study the group recently
Ecuador's Yasuni National Park Identified as One of Most Biodiverse Places on Earth
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, biodiversity, protection, Ecuador )

- 2804 days ago -
A team of scientists has documented that Yasuní National Park, in the core of the Ecuadorian Amazon, shatters world records for a wide array of plant and animal groups, from amphibians to trees to insects.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with biodiversity

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Animae C 158 popular stories

2. Carole K 137 popular stories

3. Pat B 123 popular stories

4. Christeen Anderson 120 popular stories

5. Peggy B 119 popular stories

6. Kay M 110 popular stories

7. Marianne R 109 popular stories

8. Laura H 105 popular stories

9. Mary T 103 popular stories

10. JL A 91 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.