Wildlife & Environment

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Pesticides make the life of earthworms miserable

Mar 26, 2014
Pesticides make the life of earthworms miserable

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Study: Salamanders in North America shrinking due to climate change

Mar 26, 2014

CLEMSON, SC, March 25, 2014 - Wild salamanders living in some of North America's best salamander habitat are getting smaller as their surroundings get warmer and drier, forcing them to burn more energy in a changing climate. That's the key finding of ...

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Tortoises Suffer While BLM Allows Trespass Cattle to Eat for Free in Nevada Desert

Mar 26, 2014

LAS VEGAS, March 25, 2014 — Despite repeated U.S. District Court of Nevada rulings that the federal Bureau of Land Management has the right and duty to remove cattle trespassing in southeastern Nevada's Gold Butte area to protect desert tortoises and other imperiled species, cattle are once again grazing in the area this spring,...

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North Dakota Gas Flaring Doubles, Pumping CO2 Into Air

Mar 24, 2014
North Dakota Gas Flaring Doubles, Pumping CO2 Into Air

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The scarcity of ‘knowledgeable elders’ may have devastating consequences on wildlife

Mar 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 - Until the '50s, bluefin tuna fishing was a thriving industry in Norway, second only to sardine fishing. Every year, bluefin tuna used to migrate from the eastern Mediterranean up to the Norwegian coasts. Suddenly, however, over no more than 4-5 years, the tuna never went back to Norway. In an...

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Indochina Agricultural Fires Still Ongoing

Mar 19, 2014
Indochina Agricultural Fires Still Ongoing

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EU could afford to lead international climate action

Mar 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 - Major emitting countries may have to join the EU's effort much earlier to avoid a temporary overshoot of the 2 degree target, but even if they joined only in 2030, the overshoot would be limited to roughly 0.2 to 0.4 degrees Celsius. The initial unilateral leadership could be achieved at...

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Regional warming triggers sustained mass loss in Northeast Greenland ice sheet

Mar 17, 2014
Regional warming triggers sustained mass loss in Northeast Greenland ice sheet

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Study predicts climate change will reduce crop yields sooner than previously thought

Mar 17, 2014

March 16, 2014 - A study led by the University of Leeds has shown that global warming of only 2°C will be detrimental to crops in temperate and tropical regions, with reduced yields from the 2030s onwards.

Professor Andy Challinor, from the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds and lead author...

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ForestEthics Releases Comprehensive Report Detailing Fossil Fuel Threats to Pacific Northwest

Mar 17, 2014

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 - The explosive growth of development of oil and coal deposits in the center of North America, combined with strong demand in Asian markets, puts the Pacific Northwest at the center of a boom in oil and coal infrastructure propo...