Showing posts with label ecosystem. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ecosystem. Show all posts

Friday, August 26, 2016

Obama creates world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii

President Barack Obama will expand the country's largest contiguous fully protected conservation area to create the world's largest marine protected area in Hawaii, covering 582,578 square miles of land and sea, the White House said.

Friday, August 12, 2016

New video captures coral bleaching process. The filmed experiments were conducted in an aquarium

What exactly happens to coral during a bleaching event?

Recently, researchers in Australia employed a microscope, camera and smart tablet to find out how the organisms respond to heat stress. It's the first time scientists have filmed the behaviors specific to bleaching.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

'Super ants' from Asia invading British gardens faster than ever

An invasive garden ant hailing from Asia continues to conquer new territory in England. The species, Lasius neglectus, is capable of building super colonies boasting dozens of queens and several thousand ants.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Warming Arctic could disrupt migration patterns of millions of birds

Millions of birds pass through the Arctic on their annual migration routes. They arrive north to breed, expecting cool summer weather.

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.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Smell of death hits Australia's Great Barrier Reef: WWF

The smell of death has inundated Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists and environmentalists say, as the ghostly white bleached coral is inundated by an algal slime.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Save remaining elephants in Tanzania's largest game reserve: WWF

The World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), the leading global conservation organization, on Monday appealed to the government of Tanzania and international community to take urgent measures to protect the remaining elephants in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve from poaching.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Siberian scientists develop eco-friendly method for deoiling lakes

Researchers from Tomsk State University (TSU) have designed an optimal technology for decontamination of oil fuels from lake ecosystems. As shown experimentally, the content of oil in water is lowered by a factor of 35-40 after application of new purification technique.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Advierten sobre la rápida disminución de polinizadores y su efecto sobre cosechas

La Plataforma Intergubernamental sobre Biodiversidad y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES en inglés) llegó a esta inquietante conclusión en su primer informe, divulgado esta semana en Kuala Lumpur, y en un documento para frenar una espiral perjudicial para la alimentación de las poblaciones.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Acidic oceans stifling coral growth - Study

 Scientists unveiled the first smoking-gun evidence Wednesday that growing ocean acidity caused by global warming is already stifling growth of vital coral reefs.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Hollande acknowledges 'consequences' of nuclear tests on Polynesia trip

Compensation for the victims of three decades of French nuclear tests was a focus of President François Hollande's visit to French Polynesia on Monday, his first stop on a tour of the Pacific and Latin America.

Friday, January 01, 2016

Zimbabwe to relocate more elephants to China

More African elephants and other animals from Zimbabwe will be sent to China in the near future to provide them better and safer environment, according to a high-ranking official of Zimbabwe. "We are happy that young African animals have been well accommodated here in China.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Biodegradable plastics not the answer to cut marine litter

Widespread adoption of products labelled "biodegradable" will not significantly decrease the volume of plastic entering the ocean or the physical and chemical risks that plastics pose to marine environment, accord to a United Nations report released yesterday.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Congo Basin under deforestation threat

The Congo Basin in Africa, the world's second-largest tropical forest, is facing a growing threat of deforestation carried out to clear the way for palm oil plantations.

Friday, November 13, 2015

China's animal populations halved over past 40 years

The population of China's terrestrial vertebrates, which includes birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, declined by nearly half in the past 40 years, a report jointly released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development revealed on Thursday.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Pollution from oil spill on Albanian coastline improves

Albanian agriculture minister Edmond Panariti on Monday said the environmental situation in the Albanian city of Durres that was hit by the recent oil spill has improved, and that the damages to ocean life were superficial.

Friday, November 06, 2015

Tibetan Government in-Exile wants Tibetan eco-system protected

The Tibetan Government in-Exile today called upon the United Nations, the Chinese government and the international community to protect the fragile eco-system and environment of the Tibetan plateau – the roof of the world.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Tibetan PM in-exile warns impact in Northeast from dams built by China in Tibet

Tibetan prime minister in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Monday has warned dam construction in Tibet by China is set to have serious ecological and livelihood implications due to alteration of water flow through Brahmaputra in Northeast.

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