User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Specific Organisms :: Plants
Last updated: May 07 2019 20:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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Is an 'insect apocalypse' actually happening? 3.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Humans are having oustize impacts on biodiversity — they must reverse it before it's too late.
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Online privacy is for the birds 11.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As wildlife sharing apps proliferate, unintended consequences threaten endangered species.
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The disease devastating deer herds may also threaten human health 9.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists are exploring the origins of chronic wasting disease before it becomes truly catastrophic.
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Soil becomes fertile ground for climate action 25.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
General Mills and Patagonia are among the companies to watch attending to soil health in their supply chains.
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Why protecting 'blue carbon' storage is crucial to fighting climate change 15.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Going green by going blue.
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Farmers know climate change is real — can they fight it? 21.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
While dismal farm economics — and shrinking conservation funds — make it hard to find the funds, a growing number of farmers are ready to make critical changes.
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In Oregon, a mysterious tree grove conjures a colder time 28.11.2018 Current Issue
Yellow cedars are suited to damp coastal Alaska. So what are they doing in the desert?
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Lessons learned from centuries of indigenous forest management 28.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Ecologist Charles M. Peters discusses how, in an era of runaway destruction of tropical forests, the centuries-old understanding of indigenous woodland residents can lead restoration efforts.
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How this skincare company is improving its products to save coral reefs 7.8.2018 GreenBiz.com
All Good's solution-oriented, activism-based business strategy means pushing for both environmental and employee well-being.
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Something delicious is growing in the 'sustainability underground' 10.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A tour of a revolutionary and bountiful urban garden 100 feet below the streets of London.
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Indigenous and Rural Women Conserve Mother Earth and Empower Their Communities 7.3.2018 Truthout.com
Women's rights and gender equality are crucial for not just women, but also for their communities and the environment. Increasing women's leadership in natural resource management, for example, is not only beneficial for biodiversity but also increases livelihood opportunities for women, thus improving their ability to plan for their families and resulting in positive outcomes for their communities. On this International Women's Day, we bring you a photo essay about Indigenous and rural women and their innate connection to nature. Women's rights and gender equality are crucial for not just women, but also for their communities and the environment. Women play a key role in the conservation of biodiversity and forests. A growing body of evidence shows that increasing women's leadership in natural resource management and governance is not only beneficial for biodiversity but also empowers women, increases their livelihood opportunities, improves their ability to plan for their families and results in ...
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Amazon's Spheres open in Seattle 31.1.2018 TreeHugger
Jeff Bezos said “Alexa, open The Spheres” and it evidently worked.
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New Study From the University of Halle: How Climate Change Alters Plant Growth 12.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Global warming affects more than just plant biodiversity - it even alters the way plants grow. A team of researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) joined forces with the Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry (IPB) to discover which molecular processes are involved in plant growth. In the current edition of the internationally renowned journal "Current Biology", the group presents its latest findings on the mechanism controlling growth at high temperatures. In the future this could help breed plants that are adapted to global warming.
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Hiding from a warmer climate in the forest 11.1.2018 Environmental News Network
When studying the effect of climate change on biodiversity, it is important to consider the climate near the ground (microclimate) which a plant or an animal actually experiences. Deep shady depressions, dense old forests or places close to water for example are always considerably cooler than their surroundings.
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Bound by Nature - Cul­tural Evol­u­tion Has Not Freed Hunter-Gather­ers from En­vir­on­men­tal For­cing 4.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Cultural evolution has made humans enormously potent ecosystem engineers and has enabled us to survive and flourish under a variety environmental conditions.
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Higher Plant Species Richness May Not Be Enough To Protect Ecosystems From The Worst Impacts Of Climate Extremes 29.11.2017 Environmental News Network
Studies on mild fluctuations in weather have provided support for the idea that higher biodiversity results in more stable functioning of ecosystems, but critical appraisal of the evidence from extreme event studies is lacking. 
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Detailed photos reveal the magical wilderness of a native garden in LA 30.10.2017 TreeHugger
Scott Logan's macro photographs of the famed Gottlieb Native Garden show how biodiversity can thrive in an urban oasis.
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How an ancient potato helped people survive climate shifts 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Utah-area tribes explain the continuing relevance of North America’s oldest spud.
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