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In Half Earth, E.O. Wilson Calls for a Grand Retreat
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, environment, forests, health, oceans )

Julie
- 254 days ago - nytimes.com
To save biodiversity, Dr. Wilson suggests that humans set aside roughly 50 percent of the planet as a sort of permanent preserve, undisturbed by man.
Forests Can Only Fight Climate Change If We Become Better Stewards
Science & Tech  (tags: Boreal, Canada, climate change, ecosystems, environment, forests, logging, old growth, tar sands, temperate rainforest )

Julie
- 283 days ago - thetyee.ca
Canadians are stewards of 10 per cent of the world's forests, one-third of the planet's fragile boreal forest and one-quarter of the remaining intact forests on Earth. There is no other nation whose citizens could contribute more to saving our forests.
Free Charities | How to Support Your Favorite Charities for Free
Science & Tech  (tags: Support your favourite charities, free, worldwide, hospitals, animal rescue centres, forests )

RosiePart
- 444 days ago - reiner-says-green.info
Click each link to the many charities covering different causes worldwide, from feeding animals and homeless US veterans, to providing funding to hospitals and animal rescue centres and environmental organizations to help protect the worlds forests..
EPA Must Get Serious About Protecting Bees From Toxic Pesticides
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, GoodNews, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, research, forests )

Ruth
- 464 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
"Beyond Pesticides works with allies in protecting public health and the environment to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides."Bee numbers continue to decline..Within just the last year more than 42 percent of managed honeybee colonies'
SCIENTISTS AGAINST GMOS
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, government, GoodNews, oceans, politics, pollution, healthconditions, humans, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, science, research, Sustainabililty, world, wildlife, nat )

Leopold
- 478 days ago - organiclifestylemagazine.com
Biotechnology has long tried to paint the critics of genetic engineering as anti-science. A great effort has been made to convince the public that the majority of worldâEUR(TM)s scientists support genetic engineering. In reality, GMOs are heavily criticized in
Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 809 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

Kelly
- 966 days ago - forcechange.com
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
Logging Threatens Monarch Butterflies in Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: butterflies, environment, forests, habitat, humans, investigation, logging, science, research, study, world )

Caree
- 1183 days ago - news.msn.com
MEXICO CITY -- A new study of the monarch butterflies' winter nesting grounds in central Mexico shows that small-scale logging is more extensive than previously thought, and may be contributing to the threats facing the monarch's singular migration pattern
Block Copolymers -- A New Path in Organic Photovoltaics WRITTEN BY SANDRA HENDERSON | 03 JUNE 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, greenhousegases, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, radia-active )

Ruth
- 1277 days ago - solarnovus.com
'The Rice/Penn State teams are now designing and synthesising new block copolymers for OPVs to optimise performance. "We are also carrying out more optical and electronic measurements to understand how charge separation happens in our materials and....'
Meet the Archangel Trying to Save the World's Ancient Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, trees, research, science, protection, nature, forests, GoodNews, scientists, study, research, safety, science, interesting, ancient )

JL
- 1397 days ago - takepart.com
David Milarch's Archangel Ancient Tree Archive organization has successfully cloned 130 different species of trees.
Why Chopping Down Trees Could Give You a Heart Attack
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, research, risks, safety, protection, prevention, warning, study, science, disease, death, trees, forests, discovery, environment, scientists, world, interesting )

JL
- 1399 days ago - takepart.com
New research finds a possible rise in human deaths where trees are scarce.
Brazil Plans Amazon Tree Census to Assess Deforestation
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, forests, destruction, environment, Sustainabililty, research, nature, world, trees, science, scientists, society, world, research )

JL
- 1406 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Most detailed study for forty years will also analyse climate change impact and allow ministers to examine forest 'from within'
Forest Service: 36 Million Acres Could Be Lost to Sprawl
Science & Tech  (tags: trees, forests, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, research, habitat, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, science, scientists, study, research, safety, society, discovery )

JL
- 1414 days ago - fs.fed.us
the U.S. Forest Service issued a new report with another grim prediction: that 36 million acres of the nation's forests will be lost to houses, strip malls and roads by 2050. That's an area 16 times larger than Yellowstone National Park.
The Worldwide Vulnerability of Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: forests, ecosystems, environment, endangered, conservation, climate-change, climatechange, water, research, science, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, world, climate, discovery, investigation, scientists )

JL
- 1470 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
One of the great scientific tasks of the day is to understand how and why trees die. It may seem like a question that would have been answered many decades ago, but it was not --at least not at a detailed physiological level. Now, amid growing signs world
 

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