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Management of rural forests relies on complex practices that domesticate trees, ecosystems and landscapes to serve human needs, say researchers with the Center for International Forestry Research.
Ruidoso News Students from Kala Scarafiatti's ecology class dug holes and planted plants donated by the Lincoln County Garden Club and others.
The phrase "the challenge is immense" lingers in my mind as I slowly circumnavigate the room, reading stories of environmental restoration and seeing artists' representations of those stories.
Darren Naish is a science writer, technical editor and palaeozoologist . He mostly works on Cretaceous dinosaurs and pterosaurs but has an avid interest in all things tetrapod.
Forest Ecology and Management , Vol. 256, No. 4. , pp. 607-617, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2008.05.006 The Western Ghats in India is one of the 25 global hotspots of biodiversity, and it is the hotspot with the highest human density.
Most flowering plants rely on pollinators for their reproduction. Plant-pollinator interactions, although mutualistic, involve an inherent conflict of interest between both partners and may constrain plant mating systems at multiple levels: the immediate ecological plant selfing rates, their distribution in and contribution to pollination networks, ... (more)
Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research have processed existing data on global UV-B radiation in such a way that scientists can use them to find answers to many ecological questions.
Populations of blue-footed boobies, one of the GalA pagos Islands iconic species, have dwindled by a third since the 1960s, mainly because the birds don't seem to be finding the food they need to breed and raise chicks.
That is a key message of an international summit that opens today in The Hague, the Netherlands.Ministers and senior representatives from governments, the fishing industry, coastal communities, science and civil society are coming together at the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth which aims to bring global attention and ... (more)
In an effort to improve air quality, the Washington State Department of Ecology is offering incentives for homeowners to remove old wood stoves from their homes.
Almost everything important takes place in the microbial world, argues Nicholas Money in his lively but rather disorganised book The Amoeba in the Room WHAT comes to mind when you think of biology? For most people, it is lions, birds, butterflies, trees... the things we see around us.
The state of Illinois has announced $1.6 million for more than two dozen environmental and education projects aimed at helping to conserve the Lake Michigan shoreline.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's "Let's Go Fishing" Program is pairing up with the Harris Center for Conservation Education to host "Fly-Fishing A-Z" on May 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and May 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Harris Center in Hancock.
Volunteers planted 12,000 plugs of marsh grass at the Manatee County conservation property on the west side of Manatee County near Anna Maria Island.
I attended the " Cascadia Confluence " on April 20th in Portland. The idea is, human beings should organize themselves into "bioregions" instead of nation states.
Power Line's Green Weenie Award Committee has been on sabbatical for much of this academic year, but emergency meetings can be convened for extraordinary circumstances.