Wildlife & Environment

YubaNet.com
U.S. beekeepers lost 40 percent of bees in 2014-15

May 13, 2015
U.S. beekeepers lost 40 percent of bees in 2014-15

...

YubaNet.com
Indigenous Lawyer and American Doctor call on Canadian MPs and Senators to push for regulation on fracking

May 12, 2015
Indigenous Lawyer and American Doctor call on Canadian MPs and Senators to push for regulation on fracking

...

YubaNet.com
Vineyard habitats help butterflies return

May 12, 2015
Vineyard habitats help butterflies return

...

YubaNet.com
Federal Court in Alaska Grants Shell Preliminary Injunction, Greenpeace Response

May 11, 2015

ANCHORAGE, AK, May 8, 2015 - Today, a federal court in Anchorage granted Royal Dutch Shell a far-reaching injunction against Greenpeace USA and potentially against other Arctic defenders around the world. This injunction extends beyond the United States Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and into international waters, as well as stipulating that anyone “acting in...

YubaNet.com
Tree-based farming could deliver abundant benefits

May 8, 2015
Tree-based farming could deliver abundant benefits

...

YubaNet.com
Environmental exposure to hormones used in animal agriculture greater than expected

May 8, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, IN, May 8, 2015 - Research by an Indiana University environmental scientist and colleagues at universities in Iowa and Washington finds that potentially harmful growth-promoting hormones used in beef production are expected to persist in ...

YubaNet.com
Vulnerable grassland birds abandon mating sites near wind turbines

May 7, 2015
Vulnerable grassland birds abandon mating sites near wind turbines

...

YubaNet.com
Ethanol refining may release more of some pollutants than previously thought

May 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 5, 2015 - Ethanol fuel refineries could be releasing much larger amounts of some ozone-forming compounds into the atmosphere than current assessments suggest, according to a new study that found emissions of these chemicals at a ma...

YubaNet.com
USGS: Dam Removal Study Reveals River Resiliency

May 4, 2015

SEATTLE, WA, May 1, 2015 - More than 1,000 dams have been removed across the United States because of safety concerns, sediment buildup, inefficiency or having otherwise outlived usefulness. A paper published today in Science finds that rivers are resilient and respond relatively quickly after a dam is removed.

“The apparent success of dam...

YubaNet.com
Warm oceans caused hottest Dust Bowl years in 1934/36

May 4, 2015
Warm oceans caused hottest Dust Bowl years in 1934/36

May 4, 2015 - Two ocean hot spots have been found to be the potential drivers of the hottest summers on record for the Central US in 1934 and 1936. The research may also help modern forecasters predict particularly hot summers over the central United S...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Advertisement

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (823)
  • Top Stories (3595)

Advertisement