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Plankton Adjusts to Changing Ocean Temperatures - Science Daily (press release)

Plankton Adjusts to Changing Ocean Temperatures - Science Daily (press release) | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Plankton Adjusts to Changing Ocean Temperatures
Science Daily (press release)
Mar. 8, 2013 — Imagine trying to swim through a pool of honey. Because of their small size, this is what swimming in water is like for tiny marine plankton.
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Seward: Aquarium Lifts Heat from Ocean's Stored Energy - KTUU.com

Seward: Aquarium Lifts Heat from Ocean's Stored Energy - KTUU.com | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Seward: Aquarium Lifts Heat from Ocean's Stored EnergyKTUU.comThe system sucks in seawater, extracts a few degrees of its warmth and returns it to the ocean. The upfront costs of the system were about $830,000.
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In pictures: Celebrating world's ecology - BBC News

In pictures: Celebrating world's ecology - BBC News | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
BBC NewsIn pictures: Celebrating world's ecologyBBC NewsIn pictures: Celebrating world's ecology.
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Ash dieback: lack of plant scientists blamed for slow response - The Guardian

The GuardianAsh dieback: lack of plant scientists blamed for slow responseThe GuardianAction against the deadly fungus threatening the UK's ash trees was delayed by a lack of qualified plant pathologists, MPs were told on Tuesday.
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Malaysia seizes 1500 elephant tusks headed for China - The Guardian

Malaysia seizes 1500 elephant tusks headed for China - The Guardian | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Environment News ServiceMalaysia seizes 1500 elephant tusks headed for ChinaThe GuardianSubscribe. Subscribe to the Guardian · iPhone app · iPad edition · Kindle · Extra · Guardian Weekly · Digital edition · All our services · The Guardian home.
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The world's top five healthiest cities?

The world's top five healthiest cities? | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Tim Smedley shares his list of the top five healthiest cities using research and health and wellbeing lists. Do you agree? (The world's top five healthiest cities?
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African savannah loses two-thirds of its lions in 50 years

African savannah loses two-thirds of its lions in 50 years | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The savannah habitat that sustains African lions has shrunk by 75 per cent over the past half-century, according to a study published in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation, a dramatic loss that could threaten the species' survival.
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Flying foxes won't be declared pests on advice of Agriculture, Resources and ... - Herald Sun

Flying foxes won't be declared pests on advice of Agriculture, Resources and ... - Herald Sun | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Flying foxes won't be declared pests on advice of Agriculture, Resources and ...Herald SunBut the Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee chaired by Lockyer MP Ian Rickuss, recommended against the Bill being passed.
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Toxic threads: Greenpeace puts fashion pollution on parade - in pictures

Toxic threads: Greenpeace puts fashion pollution on parade - in pictures | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a wide range of hazardous substances in the effluent of communal wastewater treatment plants from two industrial zones in China, as well as in a nearby river after a pollution accident (RT ...
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Flickr: Stunning wildlife captures

Flickr: Stunning wildlife captures | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
View the Flickr: Stunning wildlife captures photo gallery on Yahoo! News. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.
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Climate change talks deadlocked on final day of UN summit - The Guardian

Climate change talks deadlocked on final day of UN summit - The Guardian | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The GuardianClimate change talks deadlocked on final day of UN summitThe GuardianTalks on a new climate deal ground on through Friday night in Qatar, as countries failed to agree on key issues including: rescuing the Kyoto protocol, finance and compensation...
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Do you want to be an environment blogger for the Guardian? - The Guardian (blog)

Do you want to be an environment blogger for the Guardian? - The Guardian (blog) | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Do you want to be an environment blogger for the Guardian?The Guardian (blog)We're especially interested in environment bloggers in Australia, Canada and the US, and the emerging economies, such as China and India.
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Javan Rhino Conservation Partnership Unveils New Baby Rhino Footage

This video has been provided courtesy of Ujung Kulon National Park (TNUK). http://www.ujungkulon.org/ A unique public-private partnership to conserve the hig...
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Climate change requires landscape-level conservation plans - Summit County Citizens Voice

Climate change requires landscape-level conservation plans - Summit County Citizens Voice | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Summit County Citizens Voice Climate change requires landscape-level conservation plans Summit County Citizens Voice Weaver recommended a portfolio of conservation lands including a Southern Canadian Rockies Wildlife Management Area that would...
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Petition urges Fish and Game to change mountain lion policies in wake of Half ... - San Francisco Examiner

Petition urges Fish and Game to change mountain lion policies in wake of Half ... - San Francisco Examiner | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
San Francisco ExaminerPetition urges Fish and Game to change mountain lion policies in wake of Half ...San Francisco ExaminerThe fatal shooting of two young mountain lions in Half Moon Bay earlier this month has prompted a Monterey-based wildlife...
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Conservation group sues – again – to protect Mexican gray wolf in Az

For the second time in as many weeks, a Tucson-based conservation group has sued the federal government over endangered status of the Mexican gray wolf. The Center for Biological Diversity challenged the government's ...
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Illegal wildlife trade 'threatening national security', says WWF - The Guardian

Illegal wildlife trade 'threatening national security', says WWF - The Guardian | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
BBC NewsIllegal wildlife trade 'threatening national security', says WWFThe GuardianProfits from the wildlife trade appear to fund terrorist cells in unstable African countries, and the industry is closely linked to the drugs and arms trades, says...
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How Ebola virus affects primates

How Ebola virus affects primates | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
What do the latest studies concerning Ebola virus and primate populations tell us about the future of great apes?
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Stop The Taiji Dolphin Hunt

Stop The Taiji Dolphin Hunt | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Sign this petition to end this brutal "tradition" in Taiji by telling the Mayor of Taiji, the Prime Minister, and the Emperor himself that the people of the world think the Dolphin Hunt is a disgusting practice that needs to end now!
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Biodiversity offsetting will unleash a new spirit of destruction on the land

Biodiversity offsetting will unleash a new spirit of destruction on the land | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: A place of outstanding wildlife value may be destroyed if in return someone is paid to create a habitat elsewhere (RT @johnc_outdoors: Biodiversity offsetting will unleash a new spirit of destruction on the land | George Monbiot
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Report Sees U.S. as Top Oil Producer, Overtaking Saudi Arabia, in 5 Years

Report Sees U.S. as Top Oil Producer, Overtaking Saudi Arabia, in 5 Years | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The International Energy Agency also said the United States would be a net exporter by 2030, partly because of advances in unlocking reserves in shale rock.
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Solar plant 'largest in Africa'

Solar plant 'largest in Africa' | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
A UK firm announces plans to build what they claim is the biggest solar power plant in Africa, which aims to provide electricity to 100,000 homes.
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Can Cotton Be Sustainable? Experts Weigh In, Disagree and Hold No Punches. - Transworld Business

Can Cotton Be Sustainable? Experts Weigh In, Disagree and Hold No Punches. - Transworld Business | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Can Cotton Be Sustainable? Experts Weigh In, Disagree and Hold No Punches.Transworld BusinessThe issue of sustainability holds more weight on the world stage than ever before, and it is something that affects everyone in the action sports industry.
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The Beauty of Urban Planning from Space

The Beauty of Urban Planning from Space | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Escaping from the regular debate that surrounds urban planning — veering away from the economics, the societal balances, the environmental sensitivities — and looking directly into the eye of the urban space from above, it becomes clear that the...
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Fields on fire: making farming more sustainable in India – in pictures - The Guardian

Fields on fire: making farming more sustainable in India – in pictures - The Guardian | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Fields on fire: making farming more sustainable in India – in picturesThe GuardianThe northern Indian state of Punjab feeds 500 million people each year with rice and wheat, but traditional farming methods that clear fields by burning plant residue...
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