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Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:08:35 EST ~ Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, experts say. Find out more...

Marine mammals and sea turtles recovering after Endangered Species Act protection

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:06:26 EST ~ More than three-quarters of marine mammal and sea turtle populations have significantly increased after listing of the US Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to a new study. Find out more...

Urbanization may hold key to tiger survival

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:55:34 EST ~ A new study says the future of tigers in Asia is linked to the path of demographic transition -- for humans. Find out more...

Jellyfish map could be the future to protecting UK waters and fish

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:10:42 EST ~ Researchers have developed a map of chemicals found in jellyfish caught across 1 million square kilometers of UK waters. The same chemicals are found in other marine animals such as birds and fish. These findings can support conservation efforts by helping track an animals movements and also be used as a tool to detect food fraud by identifying where seafood products were sourced from. Find out more...

New policy design needed to tackle global environmental threat

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:51:04 EST ~ A pioneering new report has devised a seven-point plan to help policymakers devise new, coherent and collaborative strategies to tackle the greatest global environmental threats. Find out more...

Racial inequality in the deployment of rooftop solar energy in the United States, study finds

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:17:09 EST ~ Fewer rooftop solar photovoltaics installations exist in African-American and Hispanic-dominant neighborhoods than in white-dominant neighborhoods, even when controlling for household income and home ownership, according to a new study. Find out more...

Scientists warn of slow progress towards United Nations biodiversity targets

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:07:50 EST ~ Researchers praises widespread commitment but call for broader participation to better protect global marine ecosystems. Find out more...

Scientific basis for EPA's Endangerment Finding is stronger than ever

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:21:41 EST ~ The evidence used to support the EPA's 2009 Endangerment Finding on greenhouse gases is even stronger and more conclusive now. This finding comes three months after a senior Republican senator said that the Trump Administration might still try to repeal the landmark decision. Find out more...

Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds all around the world

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:47:26 EST ~ Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds like penguins and terns by competing for the same prey sources. Seabirds are now the most threatened bird group. Find out more...

Turning climate change from a 'tragedy of the commons' to positive action

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 09:37:12 EST ~ Climate change must no longer be viewed as a 'tragedy of the commons', researchers say. Find out more...