Wildlife & Environment

YubaNet.com
Oregon Chub Declared First Fish Recovered by Endangered Species Act

Feb 18, 2015
Oregon Chub Declared First Fish Recovered by Endangered Species Act

...

YubaNet.com
Leading Bird Group Files Petition to Regulate the Wind Industry

Feb 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 13, 2015 - American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has filed a formal petition with the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) calling for the agency to establish new regulations governing the impacts of wind energy projects on migratory birds.

The ABC petition was filed on February 12, 2015 and includes substantial revisions...

YubaNet.com
Fertilizer Use to Surpass 200 Million Tonnes in 2018

Feb 16, 2015

Rome February 16, 2015 - Global fertilizer use is likely to rise above 200.5 million tonnes in 2018, 25 percent higher than recorded in 2008. World fertilizer consumption will grow by 1.8% a year through 2018, according to FAO's new report "World fert...

YubaNet.com
Climate and health suffer as gas at oil production sites still goes up in smoke

Feb 16, 2015
Climate and health suffer as gas at oil production sites still goes up in smoke

...

YubaNet.com
Study: Global Rainfall Satellites Require Massive Overhaul

Feb 13, 2015

Feb. 12, 2015 - Circling hundreds of miles above Earth, weather satellites are working round-the-clock to provide rainfall data that are key to a complex system of global flood prediction.

A new Cornell University study warns that the existing system of space-based rainfall observation satellites requires a serious overhaul. Particularly in many developing countries, satellite-based...

YubaNet.com
Advocates Urge FDA to Halt Risky GMO Mosquito Release

Feb 12, 2015

Washington, D.C. February 12, 2015 - Today, the national advocacy organization Food & Water Watch urged the FDA to prevent the British biotechnology company Oxitec from releasing millions of unregulated GMO mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this spring and to require the company to submit to a formal agency review. GMO mosquitoes are not...

YubaNet.com
Crude oil spill on the St. Lawrence would cost billions, report reveals

Feb 12, 2015
Crude oil spill on the St. Lawrence would cost billions, report reveals

image002_9.jpg
...

YubaNet.com
Study recommends closing the high seas to fishing

Feb 12, 2015

Feb. 12, 2015 - SFU biologist Isabelle Côté has co-authored a new study that finds little would be lost by eliminating high seas fishing.

The high seas globally should be closed to fishing argues a new study in the journal Scientific Reports, co-authored by Isabelle Côté, a Simon Fraser University professor of marine ecology and...

YubaNet.com
Genetic Test Confirms Grand Canyon Wolf Shot in Utah

Feb 11, 2015

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ, Feb. 11, 2015 — Genetic tests show that a female wolf shot and killed in southwestern Utah on Dec. 28 was the same animal observed in October near the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials confirmed the wolf’s identity today after...

YubaNet.com
NASA study shows global sea ice diminishing, despite Antarctic gains

Feb 11, 2015
NASA study shows global sea ice diminishing, despite Antarctic gains

...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook  Sign up for the Sacramento Connect Newsletter

Advertisement

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (819)
  • Top Stories (3492)

Advertisement