Showing posts with label degradation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label degradation. Show all posts

Monday, November 28, 2016

Jordan picks firms for ambitious canal project linking Dead Sea with Red Sea

Jordan picks firms for ambitious canal project linking Dead Sea with Red Sea
Jordan said Monday it had chosen five international consortiums to build the first phase of a multi-million-dollar canal linking the Red Sea to the shrinking Dead Sea.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Report: Wildlife Populations Down Nearly 60 Percent Since 1970

Wildlife populations across the globe have dropped nearly 60 percent since 1970 and human activity is to blame, according to a report released by conservation groups.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Israel's Dead Sea will dry out by 2050: experts

The world famous Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth and also the planet's saltiest body of water will dry out by the year 2050, experts have warned.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Long-term stability, health of European forests threatened - EEA report

Long-term stability, health of European forests threatened
Climate change, pollution, and encroaching human development are posing increased threats to the long-term stability and health of European forests, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report that was released Monday.

Friday, October 03, 2014

Rare fish fries released into Yellow River to repair ecosystem

Photo: news.xinhuanet.com
Over 7 million rare fish fry have been released into the upper reaches of the Yellow River, China's second largest, since 2009 to help to repair its ecosystem, said local fishery authorities.

Qinghai Province in northwest China, where the Yellow River and Yangtze River originate, plans to release about 900,000 rare, captive-bred, native fish this year to replenish stocks, said Wang Guojie, deputy chief of the province's fishery environment supervision office.

EL News