Biodiversity

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Biodiversity
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Rare species found in marine study

For the first time in 30 years, marine life in Porlock Bay, in Somerset, has been studied by divers for a scientific survey commissioned by the Wildlife Trusts.Four professional divers took part in the study where they unexpectedly found two different ... [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Species, Jellyfish, Habitat
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Verified Conservation Areas: A Real-Estate Market For Biodiversity?

Author: Kelley HamrickA power company in Germany can use forest-carbon from Brazil to offset emissions because carbon offsets are standardized units, but an American city that damages the habitat of endangered species in Arizona has no such option – in ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Joining hands for a better tomorrow

Students of P.B. Siddhartha College form clubs to address various social issues. Likewise, Biodiversity Club president J. Kalpana Reddy, secretary Shaik Mehraj Begum and other members were busy explaining the students on Thursday on the need to raise ... [Published The Hindu - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Biodiversity, Ecosystem
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Oceania Regional Prep Meeting Highlights Role of Wetlands in Biodiversity, Livelihoods

18 August 2014: Wetlands play a critical role in sustaining island biodiversity and livelihoods, according to participants at the sixth Oceania Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Ramsar Convention ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

City spiders are getting bigger — but that's a good thing

New research shows golden orb weaving spiders are larger in cities compared to their relatives in the bush. Lizzy LoweFind yourself thinking that the spider living in your garden is the biggest you’ve ever seen? You could be right.New research shows some ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Community garden scheme for Newquay

News Archive > General > 21/08/2014INNOVATIVE plans are coming to fruition to create a groundbreaking community garden in Newquay.Community Interest Company Urban Biodiversity has been given the use of a 12 acre site off Trevenson Road by the Duchy ... [Published Newquay Voice - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Seminar slated for Sept. 6 will help ranchers hit by fire

ELLENSBURG – A complimentary three-hour seminar for ranchers and land managers will be presented on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Washington Cattlemen’s Association Board Room (1301 N. Dolarway Rd. in Ellensburg).The Pacific Northwest Center for Holistic ... [Published Daily Sun News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

City to request declaration of the Cape Town Bioregion

The City of Cape Town’s Council has recognised the City’s efforts to create a balance between urban development and environmental protection by recommending that the MEC for Environmental Affairs be requested to declare Cape Town as a bioregion. This ... [Published Baydu.co.za - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Biodiversity project launched in Chitipa

Anew biodiversity conservation project has been launched in Chitipa targeting Wilindi, Matipa and Mughese forest reserves.The Misuku Hills Biodiversity Conservation Project has been funded by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and is going to ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Compelling reasons why biodiversity enhances property values

As a proudly-South African company, the Pam Golding Property group is taking the initiative in driving awareness in the real estate sector of the important responsibility which all role players have in regard to biodiversity in the urban environment and, ... [Published My Property - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Jordan: ASEZA and UNDP launch eco-tourism strategy in Aqaba

(ANSAmed) - AMMAN, AUGUST 20 - The UNDP and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) have launched a strategy to promote environmental awareness on marine and coastal habitats and eco tourism, officials said today.The "Marine Biodiversity Conservation ... [Published Ansamed - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental plan for Mekong region discussed

Policy-makers discussed final details of a 2015 environmental work plan for the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) to Vietnam at a workshop in Hanoi on August 20.The programme was launched bySub-region countries – Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, ... [Published VOVNews - Aug 20 2014]

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In fighting deforestation... [Published Friends of the Earth - 49 mins ago]
Rules of engagement [Published thestar.com.my - 2 hours ago]
Daytripper - Stephen McCormack [Published TheCorkNews.ie - 2 hours ago]
In vitro antiplasmodial activity of cepharanthine [Published 7thSpace - 2 hours ago]
Yolngu family business leads push to promote to... [Published Prime 7 - 2 hours ago]
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Rare species found in marine study [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
Travelling treasure [Published Yass Tribune - 3 hours ago]
'Address Concerns of Fisherfolk' [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
Virtual Road Trip: Starbucks Stores in Japan Ho... [Published Starbucks - 4 hours ago]
Novatel pushes for tree removal [Published Cairns Post - 4 hours ago]
Top CEO, Nonprofit: Sohmer grows BRIT to become... [Published Fort Worth Business Press - 4 hours ago]
Social News 22/8 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 4 hours ago]
Bacteria rule: Life found deep beneath Antarcti... [Published Why Files - 4 hours ago]
Why Vermont is doing maple syrup right [Published Grist Magazine - 5 hours ago]
Pakistan varsity honours Swaminathan - The Hindu [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Riding against the current [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - 6 hours ago]
Fee-for-service conservation [Published Canadian Cattlemen - 6 hours ago]
Pirongia pest control operation nears completion [Published Department of Conservation NZ - 6 hours ago]
Greenpeace hits back against Resolute Forest la... [Published Toronto Star Online - 7 hours ago]
Soil Bacterial Community Response to Difference... [Published Plosone.org - 7 hours ago]
Risk to Birds: Today's Top Reads [Published Bloomberg - 7 hours ago]
Organic always good, GMO always bad? [Published Comox Valley Echo - 7 hours ago]
CM hits out at NGOs for inaccurate reports [Published New Sarawak Tribune - 7 hours ago]
UPV invites cultural workers, scholars to Sugid... [Published The Daily Guardian - 8 hours ago]
New, colorful ‘Go Native’ mural collaborative e... [Published TheWorldlink.com - 8 hours ago]
Verified Conservation Areas: A Real-Estate Mark... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 8 hours ago]
Mapuche: Defining ‘Forests’ Matters for Indigen... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - 8 hours ago]
Bridge Capital LLC becomes Green Gala sponsor [Published Saipan Tribune - 8 hours ago]
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To Fight Climate Change we Have to Save the Rai... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 9 hours ago]
To Fight Climate Change we Have to Save the Rainforest http://theenergycollective.com/ecsjessica/469291/fight-climate-change-we-have-save-rainforest   Posted: 21 Aug 2014 01:00 AM PDTMost of us are concerned about how climate change will affect our ...
A meadow comes to downtown Waltham [Published Green (Living) Review - 10 hours ago]
While construction workers are busy all over town, a group of Waltham students have started "repurposing" the east lawn of Christ Church Episcopal. What are they doing? They’re creating the very first man-made meadow in Waltham. So far, the students ...
“Indigo Turtles” T-Shirts Save Lives by Adoptin... [Published theCSRfeed - 14 hours ago]
SOURCE: ORTA Anadolu SUMMARY: Adopt and help baby sea turtles with these t-shirts purchase. Please visit online shopping website . DESCRIPTION: August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  Orta and Mavi generate partnership with the EKAD NGO (Ecological ...
Neoluddites Launch Campaign Against Biotech Trees [Published Hit & Run - Aug 20 2014]
<p><img alt="eucalyptus" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14085484744227.jpg" title="Not exactly Ents, are they?|||Aborgen" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Plantations of fast-growing trees occupying about 7 percent ...
The Extinction of Quiet [Published Green (Living) Review - Aug 19 2014]
Noise pollution is linked to health problems and some argue it interferes with our natural connection to the earth. As the world’s quiet places disappear, are we forgetting how to listen? In 1989, “acoustic ecologist” Gordon Hempton received a grant ...
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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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Golden Gate National Parks to Host BioBlitz 201... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 25 2014]
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