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14 Facts You Need to Know About Forest Conservation
Science & Tech  (tags: forests, trees, wilderness, ecology, biodiversity, resources, wildlife )

Freya
- 113 days ago - conservation.org
If we don't conserve forests, how will we clean the air, store carbon and purify water - for the entire planet?
Ecosia Animation   video
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, trees, green, internet, computer, Ecosia )

John
- 224 days ago - youtube.com
When you use Ecosia as your search engine, you help plant trees for free. https://www.ecosia.org/
Black Holes Are Simpler Than Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Holes, Forests, Albert Einstein, Human Brain, Human Comprehension, Simplicity, astronomy, climate, discovery, design, concept, energy, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 594 days ago - aeon.co
Einstein said that the âEUR~most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible. In matters of comprehension "science does have its limits." Human brains evolved to be adaptable, but!?!
Tropical Forests Used to Protect Us From Climate Change. Now, Scientists Say, They're Making It Worse
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, carbon, forests, scientists )

Judy
- 656 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A surprising scientific study released Thurs. presents troubling news about the enormous forests of the planet's tropical midsection -- suggesting that they are releasing hundreds of millions of tons of carbon to the atmosphere, rather than storing it...
Here, Cutting Down Millions of Trees Is Actually a Good Thing - National Geographic   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, CO2emissions, forests, peat, peat bogs, Scotland, National Geographic )

Evelyn
- 821 days ago - youtu.be
Scientists protect a vast carbon store by chopping down millions of trees in Scotland. Peat bogs lock CO2 into the ground - planting trees there dries the bogs, thus releasing the CO2 back into the air
In Half Earth, E.O. Wilson Calls for a Grand Retreat
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, environment, forests, health, oceans )

Julie
- 1209 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
- 1237 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 )

Rosie
- 1398 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
- 1418 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
- 1432 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
- 1763 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
- 1921 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
- 2137 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
- 2231 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....'
 

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