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Pierre-Henri Gouyon - La biodiversité

Pierre-Henri Gouyon, chercheur sur la théorie de l'évolution, part à la charge contre une vision de la biodiversité héritée de la bible et contre les pratiques agricoles modernes qui détruisent la richesse de l'environnement, et menacent sa survie.
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Biodiversité : l'AFB, le MNHN et le CNRS créent un centre d'expertise et de données sur la nature

Biodiversité : l'AFB, le MNHN et le CNRS créent un centre d'expertise et de données sur la nature | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Nicolas Hulot l'avait annoncé début octobre. Cette annonce a pris corps lundi 11 décembre : l'Agence française pour la biodiversité (AFB), le Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN) et le CNRS ont signé la convention de création de l'unit
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Conversation avec Gilles Bœuf : « Le temps de la nature n’est pas le temps de la politique »

Conversation avec Gilles Bœuf : « Le temps de la nature n’est pas le temps de la politique » | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Gilles Bœuf étudie l’impact de l’homme sur son environnement. Son combat : sensibiliser tous les publics à l’importance de la préservation de la biodiversité.
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Africa's mammals may not be able to keep up with the pace of climate change

Africa's mammals may not be able to keep up with the pace of climate change | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
It is crucial to integrate paleoclimate data into ecological studies. This will increase understanding of how species respond to climate change.
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Temperature drives biodiversity

Temperature drives biodiversity | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Why is the diversity of animals and plants so unevenly distributed on our planet? An international research team headed by the University of Würzburg has provided new data on this core issue of ecology. The researchers foun
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Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now

Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Scientists say the region has been 'absurdly' warm lately, perhaps due to the influence of El Niño.
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Climate change and biodiversity

Climate change and biodiversity | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity are fundamental to life on Earth. A changing climate means changing habitats, threatening vulnerable species.
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It’s Official: Don’t Blame the Sun for Climate Change

It’s Official: Don’t Blame the Sun for Climate Change | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
A careful cleanup of the 400-year record of sunspots shows the sun is not increasing its energy output.
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A Parallel Universe: My Half-Underwater Pics Show What Hides Beneath The Waves

A Parallel Universe: My Half-Underwater Pics Show What Hides Beneath The Waves | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
For me one of the most wondrous parts of any dive is the moment that the water engulfs my mask as my head slips below the surface.
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Building a bee in 60 seconds

Building a bee in 60 seconds | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
The first 21 days of a bee's life captured in an incredible 60 second timelapse.
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Our dogs can read our minds: The new neuroscience of animal brains and understanding

Our dogs can read our minds: The new neuroscience of animal brains and understanding | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Understanding emotion in others is basic to survival, grounded in evolution. Animals have the skill just as we do
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Phys.Org Mobile: Planktonic world: First scientific results from the Tara Oceans expedition

Phys.Org Mobile: Planktonic world: First scientific results from the Tara Oceans expedition | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
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National Skip the Straw Day - How to Reduce Straw Use and Plastic Pollution

National Skip the Straw Day - How to Reduce Straw Use and Plastic Pollution | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Americans use 500 million straws daily. Citizen activists want to shrink that number.
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Anthropocene: The journey to a new geological epoch

Anthropocene: The journey to a new geological epoch | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
The impact of human beings on the planet is so severe and so enduring that the current geological time period could soon be declared the "Anthropocene".
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Lo nunca visto: el gato de las arenas (+ video) | Revista Bohemia

Lo nunca visto: el gato de las arenas (+ video) | Revista Bohemia | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Cuatro años de investigación tuvieron su premio. Un grupo de biólogos recorrió el norte de África en busca de una especie jamás filmada en su ambiente natural:
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Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxa to the multi-taxa community level

Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxa to the multi-taxa community level | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Explaining species richness patterns is a key question in ecology. Peterset al. sample diverse plant and animal groups across elevation on Mt.
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Humans now drive evolution on Earth, both creating and destroying species

Humans now drive evolution on Earth, both creating and destroying species | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Human activity doesn't just reduce biodiversity – new research explores how we are continually creating new species and ecosystems, too.
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Maximum rates of climate change are systematically underestimated in the geological record - Nat Comms

Maximum rates of climate change are systematically underestimated in the geological record - Nat Comms | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Idea of slow climate change in Earth's past misleading | sciencedaily | Nat Comms
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Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans - The New Yorker

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans - The New Yorker | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
“It’s possible that they will become more receptive to facts once they are in an environment without food, water, or oxygen,” a researcher said.
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Spineless: Susan Middleton’s Mesmerizing Photographs of Marine Invertebrates

Spineless: Susan Middleton’s Mesmerizing Photographs of Marine Invertebrates | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Visual verses celebrating the glorious grandeur of life on our pale blue dot. The mystery of marine life has compelled humanity for mille
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Ocean's microbiome has incredible diversity – and human likeness

Ocean's microbiome has incredible diversity – and human likeness | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Genes mapped from thousands of newly discovered plankton species show striking similarities between human and ocean microbiomes
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Map of Life’s new app: The world’s biodiversity in the palm of your hand

Map of Life’s new app: The world’s biodiversity in the palm of your hand | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Never has knowledge of the world’s biodiversity knowledge been more at your fingertips, thanks to a new smartphone app: the Map of Life.
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40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data | Climate Central

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data | Climate Central | Environment and Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Scientists now have a measure of ocean acidification to measure future changes against.
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