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Desert Bees Have Figured Out Something We’re All Going Need To Learn 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  A cluster of leafcutter bees are foraging for nectar and pollen on an unseasonably hot May morning in Bandelier National Monument, in northern New Mexico. Tiny, with few bright markings, they don’t look like bees at first—more like dark-colored buzzy insects. But […]
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Scientists plan to scour Loch Ness for the elusive monster’s DNA 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
"It really does resonate with people of all cultures all around the world,” said the project leader — a Nessie skeptic. “I honestly don't know why. "
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A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018 23.5.2018 LA Times: Science
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year.
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17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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A little extra global warming will mean a lot more habitat loss for plants and animals, study says 19.5.2018 LA Times: Science

What difference does half a degree Celsius of global warming make?

To many plants and animals, and especially insects, it could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new study.

In a paper published Thursday in Science, researchers report that limiting global warming to 1.5...

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Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction
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Trump officials faulted climate panel for having only ‘one member from industry’ 16.5.2018 Washington Post
An exchange among Commerce Department officials, which was released in response to a lawsuit by an advocacy group, sheds light on the demise of a committee aimed at helping policymakers and the private sector incorporate the government’s climate science into long-term planning.
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Resolve for the river 12.5.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Tech can help save endangered plants. But sometimes what you really need is luck. 12.5.2018 Washington Post
Tech can help save endangered plants. But sometimes what you really need is luck.
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Exotic pet trade linked to invasive fungus that's killing frogs globally 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A pandemic fungus emerged in the last century along with globalization, new research shows.
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On the miracle of the Honeycrisp apple 4.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Planet Money story is a nice tale, indeed, with the appropriate recognition of the state that lies just west of Wisconsin, but we remain troubled by the 2013 warning from Mother Jones that the very 'miracle' that the Honeycrisp and SweeTango provided, threatens the biodiversity and future of apples varieties.
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Chad gets 6 rhinos nearly 50 years after losing the species 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Six critically endangered black rhinos are being transported from South Africa to Chad, restoring the species to the country in north-central Africa nearly half a century after it was wiped out there.
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The Trump Administration Is Being Sued Over a Very Weird Bird 2.5.2018 Mother Jones
Environmental groups have filed two lawsuits against US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke for approving oil and gas leases on habitat that is home to the greater sage-grouse, an imperiled bird species native to the American West. Both lawsuits urge the courts to reverse the recent oil and gas land sales, claiming that the […]
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Microbes offer a lesson in biodiversity, and how to avoid killing ourselves off 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Lawsuits target oil, gas leases in imperiled bird’s habitat 1.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
A pair of lawsuits filed Monday target the Trump administration's sale of oil and gas leases on huge swaths of Western public lands that contain crucial habitat for an imperiled bird.
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Trends in agriculture show organics on top 30.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
'Organic doesn't mean what it used to — it's not just an "alternative" system to conventional agriculture anymore.
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EU to 'completely ban' outdoor use of pesticides blamed for devastating bees 27.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Citing concerns for food production, the environment and biodiversity, the European Union moves to protect bees from a popular insecticide.
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At 95, Mexican food expert Diana Kennedy is growing her own coffee and making her own tortillas 27.4.2018 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Cookbook author Diana Kennedy considers a lifetime of writing, cooking and researching Mexican food and considers the future, both hers and that of the world.
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3 cities using parks to climate-proof their future 25.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's what Gladsaxe, Jakarta and Chicago have in common.
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