START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Science & Tech

Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 23 hours ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

Julie
- 30 days ago - theecologist.org
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
10 of the Biggest Threats to Human Existence
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, threats, climate change, bee decline, biodiversity, disasters, zombies, pandemic )

Freya
- 55 days ago - alternet.org
Just in case you don't have enough to worry about.
UK Study Shows Organic Farming 'Boosts Biodiversity and Bees' - Farmers Weekly
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Plants, Organic Farming, Biodiversity, Wildlife conservation, University Research, Good News )

Victoria
- 220 days ago - fwi.co.uk
Plant science researchers from the University of Oxford reviewed farm data going back 30 years and they concluded that organic farms yielded far greater biodiversity benefits than intensively-farmed land. The study is the biggest ever review to date.
Declining Biodiversity Speeds Spreading Of Disease
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, disease, ecosystems, habitat, health, wildlife )

Julie
- 624 days ago - npr.org
As humans have disrupted ecosystems around the world, it seems we have helped to unlock some diseases we'd never encountered before, like HIV and SARS, and aided the spread of others that already afflict us.
How the Ecosystem Protects Against Infectious Disease
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, infectious diseases, science )

Julie
- 1091 days ago - examiner.com
Protecting biodiversity is more than an act of environmental preservation; it can be a matter of self-preservation, according to a study that shows healthy biodiversity in intact ecosystems helps ward off infectious disease.
More Than 100 New Species Described By California Academy of Sciences in 2010
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, New Species, California Academy, animals )

Anna
- 1372 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Global biodiversity surveys over the past few years have provided increasing evidence that our planet is in the midst of its sixth mass extinction. Plants, animals, and microorganisms are disappearing thousands of times more rapidly than they have for....
Is the End in Sight for The World's Coral Reefs?
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, conservation, coral reefs, ecosystems, environment, greenhouse gases, ocean acidification )

Julie
- 1380 days ago - e360.yale.edu
It is a difficult idea to fathom. But the science is clear: Unless we change the way we live, the Earth's coral reefs will be utterly destroyed within our children's lifetimes.
BIODIVERSITY: An Ocean of Crustaceans
Science & Tech  (tags: census of marine life, baseline of life in oceans, biodiversity, new species, new ecosystems, baseline for gulf oil study, species loss, habitat loss, dead zones, tierramerica network )

Judy
- 1496 days ago - ipsnews.net
"Until now most of this information was scattered or unavailable except at a very local level. This brings all known information together for the first time to create a baseline of life in the oceans," Miloslavich told Tierramérica.
UK Meeting Aims for New Global Biodiversity Deal
Science & Tech  (tags: UK, biodiversity, London, global biodiversity deal )

Leslie
- 1705 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Ingredients of a new deal on protecting global biodiversity are likely to be decided this week at a London meeting.
Biodiversity Loss Accelerating, UN Target Will Be Missed
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, humans, biodiversity, habitat, discovery )

Simone
- 1801 days ago - ens-newswire.com
The world will not achieve its agreed target to stem biodiversity loss by next year, the International Year of Biodiversity, say experts in Cape Town for a science conference on the variety, abundance and conservation of plants and animals.
Scorpion Biodiversity Seen In 'Evolution Canyon'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, scorpions, biodiversity, study, diversity )

Dee
- 1980 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Scorpions possess resistance to high temperatures and the ability to conserve water for long periods of time, and as a result thrive in hot and arid parts of the world. But is this global distribution also seen at a more local level?
Alien Life 'May Exist Among Us'
Science & Tech  (tags: Life forms, biological genesis, biodiversity, intrasteller seeding, deep ocean life forms, marine biology, alien species, "shadow life, " ecological isolation )

Rooibos
- 2039 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Never mind Mars, alien life may be thriving right here on Earth, a major science conference has heard. Our planet may harbour forms of "weird life" unrelated to life as we know it, according to Professor Paul Davies, a physicist at Arizona State Unive
Moving Up: Climate Change Forces Species to Higher Elevations
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Technology, animals, biodiversity, climate change, environment, global warming )

Scarlett
- 2061 days ago - treehugger.com
Mount Kinabalu on the island of Borneo is a major center of biodiversity. The large range of elevation creates unique habitat conditions from lower to higher elevations, leading to a rich diversity of life.
Cooling of Unique Arctic Biodiversity Vault Begins
Science & Tech  (tags: artic, biodiversity, preservation, seeds, crops, food, Norway )

Eduardo
- 2498 days ago - news.webindia123.com
Work on cooling an underground vault that will preserve seeds of vital food crops from around the world for up to 1,000 years has begun in an arctic archipelago off Norway.
 

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: Science & Tech

Most Active Stories Today in Science & Tech tagged with biodiversity

top story finders in Science & Tech

1. Natasha Salgado 37 popular stories

2. AniMae Chi 35 popular stories

3. Laura H. 31 popular stories

4. Alexandra G. 31 popular stories

5. Carole K. 29 popular stories

6. Richard S. 27 popular stories

7. Ana MESNER 27 popular stories

8. Candy L. 21 popular stories

9. Mm M. 19 popular stories

10. charles mclachlan 19 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!