Biodiversity IS L...
Follow
Find tag "conservation"
29.4K views | +7 today
Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment
The Miraculous Web of Life Sustains ALL Species on Planet Earth – Healthy Ecosystems, Healthy Humans
Curated by pdjmoo
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by pdjmoo
Scoop.it!

The Conservation Crisis Is a Spiritual Crisis

The Conservation Crisis Is a Spiritual Crisis | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

JAN 13, 2013 - HUFFINGTON POST

Compassion alone will not do the trick. Economic incentives for conservation, superb science, and improved governance for everything from a climate change treaty to enforcement of anti-poaching laws are critical parts of the solution.,,,, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-dinerstein/the-conservation-crisis_b_2584531.html

 

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh: Only love for Mother Earth can save us from climate change http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3995311842/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-only-love-for-mother-earth-can-save-us-from-climate-change

 

 Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3995189599/religion-science-and-spirit-a-sacred-story-for-our-time

 

 

pdjmoo's insight:

An Excellent Article:  Preceded by

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh: Only love for Mother Earth can save us from climate change http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3995311842/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-only-love-for-mother-earth-can-save-us-from-climate-change

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by pdjmoo
Scoop.it!

The Health Benefits Of Biodiversity

The Health Benefits Of Biodiversity | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

A Healthy Environment - A Healthy Humanity

 

If you've recently spent some time in a "greenspace"--an area of undeveloped landscape--you may have found that it improved your mood, reduced feelings of stress, and left you feeling more relaxed.

more...
Lynn Johnson Hasselberger's comment, January 24, 2012 5:35 PM
So important! Great article ... rescooped it.
Scooped by pdjmoo
Scoop.it!

Elders of the Forests Disappearing Worldwide -Irreplaceable habitat for many animals.

Elders of the Forests Disappearing Worldwide -Irreplaceable habitat for many animals. | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it


 -▶  STUDY: WORLD'S MIGHTY GIANTS DYING OFF AT ALARMING RATE  http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/12/11-7


Phys.org, November 12, 2014
 -▶  CHINA'S OLD-GROWTH FORESTS VANISHING DESPITE GOVERNMENT POLICIES, RESEARCH SHOWS. China's anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world's most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College scientist. http://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html



China's anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world's most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College scientist.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html#jCp
China's anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world's most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College scientist.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html#jCp
China's anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world's most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College scientist.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html#jCp
China's anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world's most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College scientist.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html#jCp
China's anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world's most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College scientist.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html#jCphttp://phys.org/news/2014-11-china-old-growth-forests-policies-dartmouth.html

Mother Nature Network, October 11, 2014
'▶  THE WORLD'S 10 OLDEST LIVING TREES -- IN PICTURES
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/photos/the-worlds-10-oldest-living-trees/taking-the-long-view


Mongabay, August 15, 2014
'▶  NOTHING LEFT TO LOG:  ARE ECO-CERTIFIED TIMBER COMPANIES STRIPPING RUSSIA OF ITS LAST OLD GROWTH FORESTS? http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0815-gfrn-dasgupta-russia-greenpeace-fsc.html 


December 14, 2012 Mongabay

-▶ WORLD'S MIGHTY AMAZON GIANTS DISAPPEARING AT ALARMING RATE:   found in a genetic study published in the December 2012 edition of Ecology and Evolution.... http://news.mongabay.com/2012/1214-amazon-tree-age.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


Mongabay, August 26, 2014
HOW DO WE SAVE THE WORLD'S VANISHING OLD-GROWTH FORESTS? http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0826-hance-primary-forest-policy.html


Mongabay, August 07, 2014
 -▶  OLD-GROWTH TREES STORE HALF RAINFOREST CARBON - DISAPPEARING FAST http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0807-big-trees-biomass.html


- ▶ HOW CLOSELY TIED IS THE HEALTH OF TREES TO THE HEALTH OF HUMANS? http://sco.lt/5ax9hh


                                                    -- WATCH --

                "MOTHER TREE" HOW DO TREES COMMUNICATE?

http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2827188209/mother-tree-video-how-do-trees-communicate


The Guardian
'▶  WAR AND PEACE - AND WAR AGAIN?  THE BATTLE FOR AUSTRALIAN TASMANIAN'S ANCIENT FORESTS. For 30 years activists and loggers fought over the future of Tasmania’s old-growth forests. Finally, in 2012, came a historic peace deal. But on 2 September the state’s newly elected Liberal government tore it up. So what next for both sides? http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/18/-sp-tasmanian-forestry-peace-deal


The Conversation, May 26, 2013
- ▶ AUSTRALIA:  VICTORIAN LAW CHANGE ABANDONS NATIVE FORESTS TO CORPORATE LOGGERS -- FOR PURE PROFIT http://theconversation.com/victorian-law-change-abandons-native-forests-to-loggers-14113


 Forest.Org Dec.6. 2012:

-▶ END TO GREEN-WASH OF CANADIAN OLD-GROWTH LOGGING - Thanks to GreenPeace http://forests.org/blog/2012/12/release-victory-as-ecological.asp


                                                 IN PICTURES

Sad pics of loggers in 1915 cutting down the giant California Redwoods, destroying all life within them. These trees were over a 1,000 years old and have a life span of between 1,200 and 1,800 years http://ow.ly/BFsr8


August 23, 2013 Care2Causes
-▶ U.S. GOVT GIVES LOGGERS OK TO KILL ENDANGERED SPOTTED OWLS WHILE RAZING OLD GROWTH FORESTS http://www.care2.com/causes/loggers-get-the-ok-to-kill-endangered-spotted-owls.html#ixzz2cxDziUqa


RT News, August 18, 2014
'▶  TINY INDIAN VILLAGE MAKES FINAL STAND AGAINST COAL GIANTS WANTING TO CLEAR ANCIENT FOREST FOR MINING PROJECT. Research by Greenpeace India shows that there are 54 villages that are dependent on the Mahan forest for their livelihood.

“The Mahan coal mine is not only placing the climate at risk, but will also destroy the livelihoods of thousands of people who depend on the Mahan forest for survival,” said Priya Pillai from the NGO.

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/08/18/tiny-indian-village-makes-final-stand-against-coal-giants/


 ▶ ECUADOR TO SELL A THIRD OF IT AMAZON RAINFOREST TO CHINESE OIL COMPANIES http://sco.lt/5nMisj


Mongabay, August 07, 2014
  -▶  OLD-GROWTH TREES STORE HALF RAINFOREST CARBON - DISAPPEARING FAST http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0807-big-trees-biomass.html


December 5, 2012 - Our Amazing Planet

 -▶ BIG TREES IN DECLINE

These elders of the forest do many things that smaller, younger trees cannot; for example, providing homes for many types of animals, providing space for other plants to grow in tropical rainforests and producing large amounts of seeds that serve as food for other animals and replenish tree populations, according to the study, published today (Dec. 6) in the journal Science.

Old trees also store an enormous amount of carbon and... http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/3856-big-trees-in-decline.html


 -▶  OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD:  THE WORLDWIDE VULNERABILITY OF FORESTS http://forhumanliberation.blogspot.com/2012/11/960-worldwide-vulnerability-of-forests.html



Discovery News

-▶ DO FEWER TREES MEAN MORE DEATH? http://news.discovery.com/earth/plants/do-fewer-trees-mean-more-death-130118.htm


-▶ TREE HEALTH LINKED WITH HUMAN HEALTH - EVERYTHING IS INTERCONNECTED  http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3995362264/tree-health-linked-with-human-health-our-interconnected-lives


                                                      VIDEO
     THE IMPACT OF VANISHING BIODIVERSITY ON HUMAN HEALTH http://news.linktv.org/videos/the-impact-of-vanishing-biodiversity-on-human-health


 - ▶  BIODIVERSITY IS VITAL TO MAINTAINING ECOSYSTEM AND HUMAN HEALTH http://sco.lt/5gy5Q1




Mongabay:

-▶ GLOBAL DECLINE OF BIG TREES IN OLD-GROWTH FORESTS WORRYING, argue scientists http://news.mongabay.com/2012/1206-big-old-trees.html

 

 Pew Environment Trust

-▶ A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE USA OLD-GROWTH TREASURES  http://www.pewenvironment.org/news-room/other-resources/a-rare-opportunity-to-save-old-growth-treasures-85899434591


                           CLOUD FORESTS FADING IN THE MIST 

                                THEIR TREASURE LITTLE KNOWN

                                             http://sco.lt/6F54E5



 -▶  WHY ARE OLD TREES DISAPPEARING? http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1305830--why-are-old-trees-disappearing


  -▶  STUDY: WORLD'S MIGHTY GIANTS DYING OFF AT ALARMING RATE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3690136289/study-world-s-mighty-giants-dying-off-at-alarming-rate


May 29, 2013 Forest News
 -▶ THE INVISIBLE EXTINCTION OF FOREST GENETIC RESOURCES: CAN TREES SURVIVE? http://blog.cifor.org/16587/the-invisible-extinction-of-forest-genetic-resources-can-trees-survive/#.Ub7D4uswOic

 

 -▶ HALF OF EUROPE'S RENEWABLE ENERGY ' COMES FROM WOOD' http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3617148159/half-of-europe-s-renewable-energy-comes-from-wood


                                                      WATCH:

                                 TOUR CANADA'S BOREAL FOREST

      THE LARGEST INTACT FOREST ECOSYSTEM ON THE PLANET

                                           http://sco.lt/63qBIv


Mongabay, January 26, 2012

 -▶  BIG TREES, LIKE THE OLD-GROWTH FORESTS THEY INHABIT, ARE DECLINING GLOBALLY  http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0126-big_trees.html


Science Daily:

-▶ WORLD'S BIG TREES ARE DYING: ALARMING INCREASE IN DEATH RATES AMONG TREES http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121206162519.htm


FORESTS AND THE HEALTH OF THE PLANET http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/1610875320/forests-and-the-health-of-the-planet


Mongabay, September 26, 2013
 -▶ 'ECOLOGICAL ARMAGEDDON' :  MAMMALS VANISH ENTIRELY FROM FOREST FRAGMENTS AFTER 25 YEARS http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0926-hance-fragmentation-mammals.html


SIFY News, January 07, 2011

-▶ UN: WORLD LOSING BIODIVERSITY THOUSAND TIME FASTER THAN NATURAL EXTINCTION 'We are losing our biodiversity thousand times faster than natural extinction, leading to widespread and irreversible loss of natural ecosystem. The stakes could not be higher, what we do, or fail to do, over the next 10 years will influence the well-being and prosperity of billions of people for generation to come,'
http://www.sify.com/news/world-losing-biodiversity-at-unprecedented-rate-un-news-national-lbhpEhbfcaf.html



Mongabay, May 08, 2014
- ▶  SEEING THE FOREST FOR THE TREES: NEW HOLISTIC 'ONE HEALTH' CONNECTS HUMANS, ANIMALS AND ECOSYSTEMS.  Recently, the dilemma of human–wildlife conflict has created great opportunity to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems for both people and ecosystems. The emerging holistic “One Health” movement explicitly recognizes the inextricable connections between human, animal, and ecosystem health, and is leading not only to new scientific research but also to projects that help people rise out of poverty, improve their health, reduce conflicts with wildlife, and preserve ecosystems, such as Bwindi’s tropical montane forest... http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0501-nicole-sri-ehp-one-health.html


-▶ A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE OLD-GROWTH TREASURES http://sco.lt/6wDvM1



UNPRECEDENTED STUDY: 

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE DISAPPEAR WITH ECOSYSTEM AND BIODIVERSITY LOSS

http://sco.lt/8PcKsD


FINANCIALIZING NATURE COULD BANKRUPT US ALL

Old Economics or Sustaining Policy?

http://sco.lt/8fNIET



-▶ STOP BURNING RAIN FORESTS FOR PALM OIL Scientific American http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3644472714/stop-burning-rain-forests-for-palm-oil-scientific-american


DEFORESTATION IS DESERTIFICATION

A DEADLY GAME FOR ALL LIFE  - GLOBAL ECOCIDE
http://sco.lt/7xeu1Z



                                           FEATURED VIDEO

                                                    Mongabay
INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY WITNESSES END OF FOREST FOR PALM OIL http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0326-muaratae-video.html


                                            ENOUGHNESS: 

                 WESTERN THOUGHT vs INDIGENOUS PHILOSOPHY

                                        http://sco.lt/6EFbPt

 

Psych.Org, December 09, 2013
 -▶ FOLLOWING TRADITION: TOP EXAMPLES OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE PRESERVING BIODIVERSITY, ECOSYSTEM SERVICES http://phys.org/news/2013-12-tradition-examples-indigenous-knowledge-biodiversity.html


▶  MEGA MINING, FOREIGN LAND GRABS DESTROYING LOCAL COMMUNITIES, ENVIRONMENT AND ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/8nJQf3


KEEPING NATURE IN OUR FUTURE: HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS ESSENTIAL FOR ECONOMIC AND PLANETARY SURVIVAL

http://sco.lt/99SfhJ



 ▶ UN BIODIVERSITY REPORT CALLS FOR GLOBAL ACTION TO PREVENT DESTRUCTION OF NATURE http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/21/un-biodiversity-economic-report


NO TO BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING: Conserving Our Natural World is Becoming Dependent On Its Destruction http://sco.lt/9EcFvt



                                                    WATCH

                         Video Documentary by David Suzuki

                                         A SILENT FOREST

      THE GROWING THREAT OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED TREES"

                                               Full Movie

                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w437uQf_A7c


- ▶ NATURAL MIXED FORESTS MORE PRODUCTIVE THAN MEGA INDUSTRIAL MONOCULTURES  http://sco.lt/8p51lZ


-▶ BIOLOGICAL DESERTS: MONSANTO GMO TREES COULD DEVASTATE FOREST ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/52lFDN


  -▶ WHAT'S WRONG WITH TREE PLANTATIONS? http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2770994964/what-s-wrong-with-tree-plantations




 - ▶  HOW SMART ARE PLANTS?  THE INCREDIBLE PLANT "BRAIN" COMMUNICATION http://sco.lt/6uwPcP


 

 - ▶ THE HIDDEN WORLD OF SOIL UNDER OUR FEET: SOIL AS A LIFELINE http://sco.lt/4nJvdp



                                             ONE SHORT VIDEO

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PALM OIL DEFORESTATION http://sco.lt/5moIAT


 - ▶ “SUSTAINABLE" PALM OIL SHOULD NOT DRIVE DEFORESTATION http://sco.lt/7N5vU1



                            ===============================

 

                              AN URGENT MEMO TO THE WORLD

                                       The Natural Eye Project

http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2012/07/12/an-urgent-memo-to-the-world/

 

                        THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION IS UPON US. 

                                       CAN HUMANS SURVIVE?

                                          http://sco.lt/630INt

 

                                                   WATCH

                                                   "HOME"

                                       Yann Arthus-Bertrand

                An Exquisite Dedication To the Stewards of Our Planet

                             Solutions For A Sustainable Planet

http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/home-an-exquisite-story-of-our-world/


pdjmoo's insight:

                @pdjmoo CURATING THE FOLLOWING SCOOPIT's

 

▶  CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

▶  BIODIVERSITY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

▶  OUR OCEANS http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

▶   OUR FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by pdjmoo
Scoop.it!

Global Biodiversity Conservation and the Alleviation of Poverty

Global Biodiversity Conservation and the Alleviation of Poverty | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it

CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL: Poverty and biodiversity loss are two of the world’s dire challenges. Claims of conservation’s contribution to poverty alleviation, however, remain controversial. Here, we assess the flows of ecosystem services provided to people by priority habitats for terrestrial conservation, considering the global distributions of biodiversity, physical factors, and socioeconomic context

 

more...
No comment yet.