Wildlife & Environment

Mark Twain’s “Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” now California’s official amphibian

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Jul 15, 2014
Mark Twain’s “Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” now California’s official amphibian


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Europe faces deadly cost for climate inaction

Jul 14, 2014
Europe faces deadly cost for climate inaction

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Two new atlases reveal climate and weather impacts

Jul 14, 2014

LONDON, July 12, 2014 - For people who find it hard to believe the Earth really is warming, new visual evidence will soon be available – two atlases, one showing graphically the retreat of Arctic ice, the other the human and economic price exacted by extreme weather.

The 10th edition of the National Geographic Atlas...

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Arctic warming upsets birds’ breeding calendar

Jul 8, 2014
Arctic warming upsets birds’ breeding calendar

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Quick fixes won’t solve CO2 danger

Jul 7, 2014

LONDON, July 6, 2014 - Once again, US scientists have come to the same conclusion: there really is no alternative. The only way to contain climate change and limit global warming, they say, is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

It won't really help to concentrate on limiting methane emissions, or even potent greenhouse gases such...

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From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed

Jul 2, 2014
From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed

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A Case Study of Manta Rays and Lagoons

Jul 1, 2014
A Case Study of Manta Rays and Lagoons

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Deforestation in Indonesia highest in world, alleges study

Jun 30, 2014

JAKARTA, June 30, 2014 - A study in the journal Nature Climate Change alleges that the rate of deforestation in Indonesia is now the highest in the world. The study claims Indonesia lost 840,000 hectares of forest in 2012 compared to 460,000 hectares in Brazil. In response, Forest Campaigner at Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Yuyun...

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Study Finds Emperor Penguin in Peril

Jun 30, 2014
Study Finds Emperor Penguin in Peril

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New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada

Jun 25, 2014
New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada

Washington, D.C. June 25, 2014 - Many "bee-friendly" home garden plants sold at Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) have been pre-treated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees, according to a study released today by Friends of the Earth and allies.

The study, Gardeners Beware 2014, shows...

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