User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Species Loss
Last updated: Feb 16 2019 02:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The greenback cutthroat trout needs saving, again 15.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After a case of mistaken identity, scientists double down on their efforts to save a fabled fish.
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Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
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Why companies should pay for biodiversity 10.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's all a part of their bottom line.
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What conserving rhinos taught me about climate economics 26.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
It's simple economics.
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You can't outproduce our environment 6.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Or, how this farmer chose regenerative agriculture over conventional growing.
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How to conserve half the planet without going hungry 5.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In order to preserve biodiversity, we need to protect land — land that's been resettled for agriculture.
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Dropping the ball: how the sports industry affects biodiversity 1.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Giulia Carbone of IUCN on how she works with key stakeholders to turn challenges in the sports industry into sustainable opportunities.
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Nations Won't Reach Paris Climate Goal Without Protecting Wildlife and Nature, Warns Report 2.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
A sweeping new report emphasizes just how intertwined the challenges of climate change and loss of biodiversity truly are. The Paris Climate Agreement and several other United Nations (UN) pacts "all depend on the health and vitality of our natural environment in all its diversity and complexity," said Dr. Anne Larigauderie, executive secretary of the UN-backed organization behind the report. "Acting to protect and promote biodiversity is at least as important to achieving these commitments and to human well-being as is the fight against global climate change." The report comes from the efforts of more than 550 scientists in over 100 nations, corralled by an organization often dubbed "the IPCC for biodiversity." Much like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assesses the state of research on global warming and its impacts, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) reviews the best-available science on biodiversity and nature's ...
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Think Of Honeybees As 'Livestock' Not Wildlife, Argue Experts 26.1.2018 Environmental News Network
The ‘die-off’ events occurring in honeybee colonies that are bred and farmed like livestock must not be confused with the conservation crisis of dramatic declines in thousands of wild pollinator species, say Cambridge researchers.
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Cougars Officially Declared Extinct in Eastern U.S., Removed from Endangered Species List 24.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Eastern cougars once roamed every U.S. state east of the Mississippi, but it has been eight decades since the last confirmed sighting of the animal. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has officially declared the subspecies extinct and removed it from the U.S. endangered species list.
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The Endangered Species Act itself could go extinct 9.1.2018 Writers on the Range
Congress and the Trump administration threaten an act vital to wildlife and habitat.
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The birds we've lost: 10 incredible avian species that are gone forever 3.1.2018 TreeHugger
From the passenger pigeon to the laughing owl, here is but a small sampling of the mighty birds that are now extinct.
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Too late for the extinct or critically-endangered on Earth. 8.12.2017 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Health News
IUCN must be listened to, unless you are one of those who disregards any science on the grounds that it could be fake. Acting is the opposite to disinterest, but what can we do to counter the actions of great industries or the governments of large populations of people? The answer seems bland, but it proves individuals are always important.
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Study Finds Variation Within Species is a Critical Aspect of Biodiversity 5.12.2017 Environmental News Network
Concerns about biodiversity tend to focus on the loss of species from ecosystems, but a new study suggests that the loss of variation within species can also have important ecological consequences.
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Threatened plants on state lands have few protections 27.11.2017 Current Issue
Politics, land ownership and imperiled plants collide in New Mexico.
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Over 15,000 Scientists Just Issued a "Second Notice" to Humanity. Can We Listen Now? 14.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Yikes. Over 15,000 scientists hailing from more than 180 countries just issued a dire  warning  to humanity: "Time is running out" to stop business as usual, as threats from rising greenhouse gases to biodiversity loss are pushing the biosphere to the brink. The new warning was published Monday in the international journal  BioScience , and marks an update to the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity" issued by nearly 1,700 leading scientists 25 years ago. The 1992 plea, which said Earth was on track to be "irretrievably mutilated" baring "fundamental change," however, was largely unheeded. "Some people might be tempted to dismiss this evidence and think we are just being alarmist," said William Ripple, distinguished professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, and lead author of the new warning. "Scientists are in the business of analyzing data and looking at the long-term consequences. Those who signed this second warning aren't just raising a false alarm. They are acknowledging ...
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15,000 Scientists in 184 Countries Warn About Negative Global Environmental Trends 13.11.2017 Environmental News Network
Human well-being will be severely jeopardized by negative trends in some types of environmental harm, such as a changing climate, deforestation, loss of access to fresh water, species extinctions and human population growth, scientists warn in today’s issue of BioScience, an international journal.
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Help track mosquitoes with your smartphone 7.11.2017 TreeHugger
Calling all citizen scientists! Stanford needs your help monitoring the disease-spreading insects.
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Tropical beetles face extinction threat 18.10.2017 Environmental News Network
Climate change is putting many tropical high altitude beetles at risk of extinction, warn an international team of scientists.
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Bold effort underway to save the vaquita porpoise from extinction 12.10.2017 TreeHugger
With fewer than 30 vaquitas left in the wild, the 'panda of the sea' is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. Now a crazy plan might just save them.
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