Biodiversity

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Prof Azad for protecting biodiversity

DHAKA, Sept 17, 2014 (BSS) - Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof Dr AK Azad Chowdhury stressed the need for protecting biodiversity to maintain ecological balance for a livable world for humankind."It is vital to conserve flora and fauna ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Confusion over solar farm basic payments continues

It is still unclear whether land used for solar farms will be eligible for the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) when it comes into effect next year.It had been proposed that the presence of grazing sheep or free-range poultry around panels could be accepted ... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

The Commission and Members States must ensure better use of the European Regional Development Fund for halting biodiversity loss

A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) reveals that the EU Member States’ take-up of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to finance projects aimed at halting biodiversity loss has lagged behind compared to other areas ... [Published di-ve.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Biodiversity today for tomorrow

This summer, the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services IPBES , opened in Bonn. For its executive secretary Anne Larigauderie, the organization is the biodiversity equivalent of the world climate panel, the IPCC.Working along ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 16 2014]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Academic Minute: Threatened Biodiversity

In today's Academic Minute, Felicia Keesing, a biologist at Bard College, profiles biodiversity in the savannas of Africa. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

EPA commits to intensifying public awareness on biodiversity

A PUBLIC awareness drive on the critical importance of Guyana’s biodiversity for sustainable development is to be intensified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the next few months.The EPA which operates within the ambit of the Ministry ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 7 reports

Government shown red card for poor environmental performance

An influential committee of MPs has published a damning report cataloguing the current government's poor performance on environmental issues.The government has been given several red cards in the Environmental Audit Committee's 'Environmental Scorecard ... [Published Farming Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Environment Minister calls for efficient management of natural resources

New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday called for the development of an informatics supported mechanism for efficient management of natural resources. He was addressing a meet of the Global Biodiversity Information ... [Published Ani News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Wildlife Thriving in Protected Area Study Finds

Protected areas are working. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis of over 80 different studies on the efficacy of parks and nature reserves in safeguarding wildlife. Published in the open access journal, PLOS ONE, the new study finds that in general ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Specialized species critical for reefs

One of Australia's leading coral reef ecologists fears that reef biodiversity may not provide the level of insurance for ecosystem survival that we once thought.In an international study published today, Professor David Bellwood from the ARC Centre of ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

BBC News - Red card on environment for 'greenest government ever'

The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Conservation project of Rs 5 crore for picturesque Spiti valley

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh government is going to spend Rs 5.12 crore in Spiti valley of Lahaul-Spiti district under 'Spiti Cold Desert Biosphere Reserve' (CDBR) conservation plan to sensitize local inhabitants about environment, biodiversity conservation ... [Published Times of India - Sep 15 2014]

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..."My most memorable moment was kayaking for days on end in Antarctica," he tells us, "We were surrounded by humpback whales, with giant orcas swimming under and around us. Although, my biggest challenge was navigating the enormous seas and gigantic waves around Cape Horn."
...Alaska, accounting for almost half the degraded land, while 25% of the degraded area was found in the Amazon rainforest and 9% in the Congo Basin. "We can clearly see that business as usual will lead to destruction of most remaining intact forests this century" said Nigel Sizer, head of Global Forest Watch, the online forest monitoring and alert system hosting the new maps

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Letter: Criticism of aquaculture article was of... [Published Westerly Sun - 7 mins ago]
MPs give Government performance on resource eff... [Published Resource Efficient Business - 12 mins ago]
Timber trade routes map launched [Published Berwick Advertiser - 23 mins ago]
Modern flats for Holborn's high-earners [Published Homes and Property - 34 mins ago]
Gallery: Civic reception for St Colm’s Draperstown [Published Mid-Ulster Mail - 47 mins ago]
Adventure Travel: Kayaking in Argentina [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Pirates of the Coliseum Shopping Park [Published Crown Estate - 1 hour ago]
This Week In Forest Carbon: Half Of Tropical De... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 1 hour ago]
Event: 16th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - 1 hour ago]
Prof Azad for protecting biodiversity [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 1 hour ago]
2015 is Visit the Philippines Year [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Will the Upcoming Climate Summit be Another Tal... [Published Inter Press Service - 2 hours ago]
Ulster in Bloom: Find out if your town or villa... [Published NewsLetter - 2 hours ago]
Climate, Environment, and Conservation: Joint C... [Published Ein News - 2 hours ago]
OPINION: A Climate Summit to Spark Action [Published Inter Press Service - 2 hours ago]
Biofuels: From boom to bust? [Published Bain & Company - 2 hours ago]
Malawi: Baobab holds out promise for Malawi’s f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Forest Managers Urged To Develop Performance St... [Published Peace FM - 3 hours ago]
Confusion over solar farm basic payments continues [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 4 hours ago]
Riverlights Multicultural Festival [Published Maitland Mercury - 4 hours ago]
'Islands' on 'Born to Be Wild' this Sunday [Published GMA News Online - 4 hours ago]
Study shows how farmers and consumers differ in... [Published Food & Beverage Asia - 4 hours ago]
Minister Erjavec addressed participants at the ... [Published Noodls - 4 hours ago]
Cargill becomes a TFT member [Published Industry Sourcing - 4 hours ago]
The Blue Fund support blue flag drive along KZN... [Published Africa Green Media - 5 hours ago]
War on Trees: time to kill old attitudes [Published WA Today - 5 hours ago]
Will the new EU Commission assure Europe’s lead... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - 5 hours ago]
The Commission and Members States must ensure b... [Published di-ve.com - 6 hours ago]
Indian naturalists find giant moth in Western G... [Published ProKerala.com - 7 hours ago]
Baobab holds out hope for Malawis farmers and f... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
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Malawi: Baobab holds out promise for Malawi’s f... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: GuardianCountry: Malawi Demand for powder from the ‘superfruit’ could boost farmers’ incomes, slow deforestation and protect biodiversity Sam Jones in Lilongwe Sitting in his well-ordered office on the outskirts of Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, ...
Commercial plant breeding: What is in the biote... [Published Biotech Blog - 23 hours ago]
Copyright © thinkBiotech This paper is part of the free Open Access archive of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology Commercial plant breeding: What is in the biotech pipeline? Go to paper ABSTRACT: Of all of humankind's endeavours, agriculture ...
Presenting the 2014 Rising Voices Amazonia Gran... [Published Global Voices Online - 23 hours ago]
Rising Voices is pleased to announce this year's Amazonia microgrants will be awarded to seven citizen media outreach projects across South America.  Earlier this year, we invited local Amazon communities to submit their ideas on how citizen media ...
350.org: The Biggest Climate March In History [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 15 2014]
For Immediate ReleaseMonday, September 15, 2014 - 8:30am 350.org Contact:  Hoda Baraka, 350.org Global Communications Manager, +1-917-242-9187 , hoda@350.org Sam Barratt, Avaaz Communications Director, + 44 - 7909 - 836139 , sam.barratt@avaaz.org ...
Domtar Joins International Call to “Follow the ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
Campaign promoting Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM products runs September 15-21 SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION: September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - This week, Domtar will be joining businesses around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance’s ...
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Little Green Men Might Not Be So “Green” [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
The Scourge of Antarctic Tourism [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Lone Wolf [Published Slate Magazine - May 14 2014]
Nature Podcast: 17 April 2014 [Published Nature Podcast - Apr 16 2014]
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Bloomberg Sponsors Tribeca Film Institute São P... [Published Bloomberg Press Releases - Sep 02 2014]
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