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Green Rescues – Environment Protection Theme (Environmental)

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by AreYouPop on Dec 24, 2015

Tree planting at Upper Caliban-Imbang Watershed; Adopt an Animal at NFEFI-BCC

Last week, I trekked several kilometers from Sitio Campuestohan to the Upper Caliban-Imbang Watershed in Talisay City for a tree planting activity, coupled with a free clinic that the Dr. Pablo O. Torre Foundation, Inc. (DPOTFI), where I work, spearh...
by First-time Travels on Aug 9, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Environment. Human right. In a void world. (and only in this case)

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-08-08]: Dutch court ordered state to reduce emissions by 25% within five years to protect its citizens from climate change in world’s first climate liability suit brought under human rights and tort law. [1] We...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Aug 8, 2015

It’s So Dry Even America’s Old Growth Rainforests Are on Fire

The season of terrible drought and fire keeps getting worse. In the past few weeks, hundreds of patches of forest in the Canadian and Alaskan boreal have gone up in flames. Now, one of America’s last remaining old growth forests—the Quee...

What is Steenbergs’ carbon footprint?

We seek to offset our carbon footprint so it is pretty small. For 2014, Steenbergs has purchased carbon offsets for 72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (i), up from 17 tonnes in 2013.  This has increased, because we are now retiring even more of the greenho...
by Steenbergs on Jun 5, 2015

How things have (not) changed

The other night I had the pleasure of dining with the former Australian Democrats leader and senator, Dr John Coulter, at the home of Paul Willis‘ (Director of the Royal Institution of Australia). It was an enlightening evening. While we discu...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 12, 2015

10 ways to green your local environment

Appropriately enough, living a more environmentally responsible lifestyle starts close to home. The place you can make the biggest impact on the environment is your local community. Here are 10 simple tips for leading a more responsible green lifesty...
by The Alternative Consumer on Sep 16, 2014

A fairer way to rank conservation and ecology journals in 2014

Normally I just report the Thomson-Reuters ISI Web of Knowledge Impact Factors for conservation-orientated journals each year, with some commentary on the rankings of other journals that also publish conservation-related material from time to time (s...
by Conservation Bytes on Jul 31, 2014

Another 589 scientists speak out against Abbott’s war on the environment

I’m currently in Cairns at the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation‘s Annual Conference where scientists from all over the world have amassed for get the latest on tropical ecology and conservation. Unfortunately, all of them...
by Conservation Bytes on Jul 21, 2014

Romblon: the Journey part 1

The sight of seaside communities dotting the coastal area of the pier with green mountains on the background greeted us upon our arrival in an early morning in Romblon. It seemed surreal as it looked like a European fishing village but there I was st...
by First-time Travels on May 30, 2014

Sponsored video: Burt’s Bees’ lip colour’s at the trend forefront

A Lucire special promotion You don’t necessarily expect Burt’s Bees to be at the forefront of what’s in fashion, but this season, you may be proven wrong.    This company, with its roots in Maine, best known for its beeswax lip balm,...
by Lucire Insider on Apr 28, 2014

Fighting for life – Amphibians in India

“Frogs are extremely important indicators not just of climate change, but also pollutants in the environment.” – Sathyabhama Das Biju of the University of Delhi. Frogs and other amphibians are among the most threatened creatures in the...
by Real Zoologist on Mar 15, 2014

Their Clock Is Ticking; Adenomus dasi (Das’s dwarf toad) Critically Endangered (CR)

Manamendra Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 1998 We were discussing about biodiversity, biodiversity hotspots and what are the major threats that responsible for biodiversity degradation in the world. Then we (our research team) were thought to write an a...
by Real Zoologist on Feb 28, 2014

Global Thermonuclear War: It has ALREADY happened! (tip: it was called “testing”)

We are taught to be afraid of Chernobyl… We are taught to be glad Kennedy saved the world… But should …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Feb 11, 2014

Global Thermonuclear War: It has ALREADY happened!

We are all (or at least were) afraid of a nuclear holocaust. We we terrified of a nuclear war and …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Feb 11, 2014

Environment, ecology, food, poverty, complex, simple…

A leaked climate report shows that food shortages and poverty rise. (1) Typical stupid research focusing on the symptoms and …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 3, 2013

What is Biodiversity Offsetting?

Biodiversity offsetting is a chance to improve the environment and grow the economy.http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/2293143/biodiversity-offsetting-a-chance-to-improve-the-environment-and-grow-the-economyCourtesy: Business Greenhttp://www.bus...

[Pakistan] PAARC, NIGAB sign MoU to promote Olive cultivation

Pakistan Agriculture and Research Council (PARC) and Poverty Alleviation and National Institute for Genomics and Advanced Biotechnology (NIGAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here to promote rapid olive cultivation in the country with the...

Ancient olive press found in Jerusalem excavation

An ancient olive press was discovered during excavations in Jerusalem conducted by scientists at the Israel Antiquities Authority, it was announced Tuesday. The press was unearthed as scientists were digging out remains from the grounds upon which a...

Pot Grow Uncovered in Middle of Olive Orchard

Authorities have uncovered two marijuana growing gardens while serving a search warrant at an area southeast of Oroville. Butte County Sheriff’s deputies with the Special Enforcement Unit showed up at a home near Lower Wyandotte Road and Foothi...


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