Wildlife & Environment

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‘Problem wells’ source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

Apr 15, 2014
‘Problem wells’ source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

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Climate change a likely culprit in coqui frog’s altered calls, say UCLA biologists

Apr 15, 2014
Climate change a likely culprit in coqui frog’s altered calls, say UCLA biologists

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Greenhouse gas emissions from today will greatly affect our descendants for at least 1000 years

Apr 14, 2014

April 11, 2014 - In 1000 years, between 15 and 40 per cent of the CO2 we emit today will still be left in the atmosphere, says Professor Anders Hammer Strømman at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

We are talking about effects 30 generations ahead. This is something people need to take...

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Fish from acidic ocean waters less able to smell predators

Apr 14, 2014
Fish from acidic ocean waters less able to smell predators

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Sharks contain more pollutants than polar bears

Apr 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 - The polar bear is known for having alarmingly high concentrations of PCB and other pollutants. But researchers have discovered that Greenland sharks store even more of these contaminants in their bodies.

Researchers have studied Greenland sharks in the ocean off Svalbard, Spitsbergen. Greenland sharks are one of the largest species in...

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World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

Apr 11, 2014
World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

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Research suggests Australian government should respond to shark bites with greater public education and non-lethal shark culling measures

Apr 10, 2014
Research suggests Australian government should respond to shark bites with greater public education and non-lethal shark culling measures

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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
San Joaquin River named America’s most endangered river for 2014

San Joaquin River named America’s most endangered river for 2014

Editor’s note: This is from American Rivers, the environmental group that protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers and conserves clean water. “America’s Most Endangered Rivers For 2014: San Joaquin River, California Threat: Outdated water management and excessive diversions At risk: … Continue reading

The Sacramento Bee
Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees

Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees


Honey is an ancient staple that’s finding new appreciation among both foodies and bee lovers.

With the season’s annual sense of renewal, spring flowers bring (hopefully) bees buzzing – and thoughts of honey.

Not surprisingly, honey sweetens many spring favorites for Passover gatherings. The Jewish holiday begins...

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Putting a price on ecological restoration

Apr 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Putting a price on clean water and soil fertility helps the UN set ecological restoration targets for degraded and deforested land.

Forests provide essential ecosystem services for people, including timber, food and water. For those struggling with the after-effects of deforestation, the main hope lies in rebuilding forest resources through ecological...