Networks of recycled smartphones are powering a crack down on illegal logging and poaching, writes Alex Kirby. The technology will help combat devastation of trees and wildlife in threatened habitats worldwide - beginning with Africa.
The Phoenix City Council has tabled approving the Bicycle Master Place until the end of the summer. The Phoenix Bicycle Master Plan is not complete yet, but aims to connect currently disjointed bicycle lanes, shared roads and bicycle boulevards.
We’ve learned where they go in winter, confirmed that they eat chinook salmon more than anything else, and we now try to keep noisy boats away from them. But even after 10 years of research, the number of southern-resident killer whales in Puget Sound is still in decline.
As our climate changes, so too do the species that thrive, fail, or migrate in an area. A new modeling tool takes what we know about our changing climate and the habits of animals, and gives us a look at just how much climate change could alter the animals in our midst.
Giles Parkinson: As early as 2018, solar could be economically viable to power big cities. By 2040 over half of all electricity may be generated in the same place it's used. Centralised, coal-fired power is over
Inside a government warehouse along a noisy freeway in West Sacramento is a set of metal shelves holding more than 100 carefully labeled cardboard boxes. Inside those boxes are tens of thousands of state records that could help scientists and water policy specialists better understand and protect California groundwater.
Half of the “bee-friendly” plants sampled among nursery plants in B.C. tested positive for a class of pesticides implicated in widespread bee die-offs, according to a new study released by a consortium of environmental groups in the United States and Canada. Plants widely promoted as attractive to pollinators were collected from London, Ontario, Montreal, Quebec and Vancouver-area nurseries and home stores and tested for the presence of neonicotinoids, also known as neonics, a class of pesticides mainly used on corn and soybean seed, but also on lawns and nursery plants, according to the report released Wednesday by Friends of the Earth Canada.