This is happening in Britian but I somehow think we will find this true in the USA as well.
"Moths are vanishing from our skies at night, declining in southern Britain by 40% over 40 years, a major new report published on Friday reveals. Three species have become extinct this century already, following the permanent loss of 62 species in the twentieth century.
The calamitous and largely hidden effect of human activities on these crucial insect populations has been exposed by light traps set in more than 525 sites across the country, which captured nine million moths between 1968 and 2007."
The Government's plans for more competition in the water market receive a qualified welcome from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. But more urgency needed to push through changes that will improve resilience and flood prevention.
Unesco warned last year that the World Heritage Site could be listed as 'in danger if there was no progress by 1 February (RT @guardianeco: Australian government pledges to protect Great Barrier Reef http://t.co/y34ri48V)...
Increasing numbers of stricken birds are washing up on the south coast after being covered in a mysterious substance. (RT @Earth_News: Mystery deepens as increasing numbers of stricken birds wash up on Dorset coast: Increasing numbers...
Vertical growing system allows sustainable hydroponic or organic agriculture and Urban Farming. Vertical growing systems allow food to be grown sustainably anywhere using a fraction of the water energy used in traditional farming.
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:
Something for those that want to grow their own dinner.
The first pilot plant in a program of installations that can sustainably produce crops, electricity, biofuels, and even plants for re-vegetation efforts in a desert environment is now up and running in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar.
The Food Institute tracked 301 food industry mergers in 2012, down about 21% from 2011. Food processors have been involved in more and more deals over the past three years, reaching 83 in 2012 -- over a quarter of the industry total.
The Guardian B&Q and Wickes pledge to withdraw products harmful to bees The Guardian The move by the retailers comes in response to long-running campaigns from various environmental organisations, who have warned of the links between the pesticides...
ABQ Journal Reaching for Water ABQ Journal The little high-tech box bounced sound waves down the well and off the water table below, measuring the sound waves' travel time to determine the precise depth to groundwater.
For social animals such as schooling fish, the loss of their numbers to human activity could eventually threaten entire populations, according to a finding that such animals rely heavily on grouping to effectively navigate their...
US carbon emissions fall to lowest levels since 1994 The Guardian That drop puts Obama in a better position to defend his environmental achievements, which have often gone overlooked in the bitter rows over climate science.
After heavy rains, the Limpopo river in southern Mozambique has burst its banks, causing floods that have driven more than 150,000 people from their homes and killed at least 38, according to a UN official on Tuesday.
The American Water Works Association is the oldest and largest nonprofit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to safe and sustainable water in the world. (RT @mmolinatw: Ice Pigging: Best US practices for cleaning water mains.
Parasitic mites wiping out bee colonies by transmitting deadly virus directly into the bloodstream of the bees, research reveals (RT @Syngenta: Honeybee decline linked to virus: Parasitic mites wiping out #bee colonies [Guardian]
Dallas Morning News New group focusing on clean air illustrates deep rifts over environment Dallas Morning News But the contrast between the long-established National Association of Clean Air Agencies and the newcomer, the Association of Air...