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

- 1218 days ago -
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 )

- 1276 days ago -
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 )

- 1488 days ago -
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 )

- 1515 days ago -
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 )

- 2165 days ago -
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 )

- 2189 days ago -
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 )

- 2414 days ago -
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 )

- 2499 days ago -
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 )

- 2681 days ago -
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 )

- 2856 days ago -
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 )

- 2933 days ago -
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 )

- 3140 days ago -
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 )

- 4065 days ago -
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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