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IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT Mark Poynter , in his attempt to establish that politics rather than science has determined the World Heritage decision in favour of the Tasmanian forests, fails to focus on the science and instead attacks the people providing the science.
Assessing trends in nitrogen loss is much trickier than exploring how erosion and sediment transport in Iowa have been affected by changing precipitation regimes and extreme events.
This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ... (more)
Stanford, CA-Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.
The bulk of risk factors underlying autism may be based less on rare gene mutation than on common genetic variation, a new joint international study finds.
Associate Director of WACAM, Mrs Hannah Owusu Koranteng, has advised Ghanaians to protect and preserve the environment at all times instead of indulging in activities that can affect both plants, animals and water bodies.
The facility has set up a collection point at the Centre Core's Concourse Level to enable people to dispose of harmful wastes responsibly and safely.
The authors focus on the 17 major crops that account for the vast majority of calories produced and consumed, inputs used and environmental impacts from agriculture.
Former UK Environment Secretary Owen Paterson - recently sacked in Prime Minister David Cameron's reshuffle - said today that he received more death threats from green activists than ever he did from Republican and Loyalist terrorists during his stint as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.
The most pressing concern for Guam's environment is that of erosion. As a former candidate for Agat vice mayor, I had the opportunity to study issues affecting the village that showed the erosion of land and the negative effects that resulted from it.
Populations of some insect-eating bird species are declining in areas where scientists measured high concentrations of a widely used neonicotinoid pesticide.
Dozens of international groups, the United Nations, and even Peru's own citizen ombudsman are objecting to a new law that weakens environmental protections in the Andean nation even as it prepares to host international climate-control talks this year.
Plans to cut dangerous levels of air pollution from traffic in Scotland have been delayed by five years, putting the UK and Scottish governments at risk of multi-million-pound fines for breaching environmental law.
Matthew Clark of Cary, NC, releases a carp he caught during an afternoon of fishing at Lake Crabtree County Park on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Morrisville, NC.
Siting board members, charged with determining the future of CWM Chemical Services in Porter, heard an earful from the public Wednesday at Lewiston-Porter High School.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:24 am
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