Tropical forests are a sometimes underappreciated asset in the battle against climate change They cover seven percent of land surface yet hold more than 30 percent of Earth's terrestrial carbon As abandoned agricultural land in ... - Read More
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development Neiker Tecnalia the public body that reports to the Sub Ministry for Agriculture Fisheries and Food Policy of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community has confirmed ... - Read More
A fungus that infects bats as they hibernate is killing them by the millions placing three species in the East perilously close to being declared endangered or perhaps beyond towards extinction How to know the ... - Read More
A new study uses carbon isotope dating to determine the first precise age for this bed and ties the western coast of Africa to 30 million years of global geologic records Paleontologists at Southern Methodist ... - Read More
As the shale gas boom continues the atmosphere receives more methane adding to Earth’s greenhouse gas problem Robert Howarth greenhouse gas expert and ecology and environmental biology professor fears that we may not be many ... - Read More
A team of scientists has found that the woody growth of forests in north Borneo is half as great again as in the most productive forests of north west Amazonia an average difference of 3.2 ... - Read More
A team of U K researchers has developed a way to dramatically reduce the complexity of modeling bistable systems which involve the interaction of two evolving species where one changes faster than the other slow ... - Read More
Empty nets and few species environmental hormones are believed responsible for the diminishing numbers of fish How damaging are these substances really though Studies that depict a complete picture of the lives of fish provide ... - Read More
It's not only the biology of lakes that varies with the climate and other environmental factors it's also their chemistry More knowledge about this is needed to understand the ecology of lakes and their role ... - Read More
A new study reports that anammox a key process in the nitrogen cycle is barely present in Narragansett Bay even though it's a major factor just a little farther out into Rhode Island Sound Scientists ... - Read More
Soils under Britain's allotments are significantly healthier than intensively farmed soils researchers have found This is the first study to show that by growing at small scale in urban areas it is possible to produce ... - Read More
A new report quantifies for the first time how much our food choices affect pollutant nitrogen emissions climate change and land use across Europe The executive summary of the European Nitrogen Assessment Special Report on ... - Read More
Birds in the exclusion zone around Chernobyl are adapting to and may even be benefiting from long term exposure to radiation ecologists have found The study published in the British Ecological Society's journal Functional Ecology ... - Read More
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The climate is warming in the arctic at twice the rate of the rest of the globe creating a longer growing season and increased plant growth which captures atmospheric carbon and thawing permafrost which releases ... - Read More
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that tropical grassy areas which play a critical role in the world's ecology are under threat as a result of ineffective management According to research published in ... - Read More
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The once booming now struggling Olympia oyster native to the West Coast could face a double threat from ocean acidification and invasive predators according to new research from the University of California Davis' Bodega Marine ... - Read More
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