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#111735
2017-01-25

Southern African Women Fight Climate Change Through Smart Farming

Facing incessant droughts due to climate change, many women in southern Africa are adopting alternate practices like goat herding to sustain their families.

News Headlines
#111736
2017-01-25

Cambodian Photographer Teaches About Wildlife

Suy Senglim credits a French journalist he met in 2000 for his interest in photography.

News Headlines
#111737
2017-01-25

Saving the Egyptian Vulture – Have your say!

There was a time when the striking silhouette of the Egyptian Vulture in flight cut an impressive figure through the skies over Europe, Africa and the Indian sub-continent.

News Headlines
#111738
2017-01-25

Climate change and sustainable development: only one agenda

With 2016 devoted largely to the getting the Paris Agreement ratified and entering into force, attention is now turning to its implementation, alongside the 17 SDGs.

News Headlines
#111739
2017-01-25

Endangered Hawaiian monk seal population rises to 1,400

HONOLULU -- The population of Hawaiian monk seals -- one of the world's most critically endangered marine mammals -- has been increasing 3 per cent a year for the past three years, federal wildlife officials said.

News Headlines
#111740
2017-01-25

Scientists deploy floating wetlands at water treatment plant

"In general, the value of habitat that floating wetlands, or any type of treatment wetland, can provide has been poorly studied," said researcher William Strosnider.

News Headlines
#111711
2017-01-24

US presidency: A climate challenge for Latin Americ

On the 20th of this month, Donald Trump assumed the presidency of the United States.

News Headlines
#111712
2017-01-24

Guyana focuses deforestation prevention efforts on conservation and management

An early adopter of REDD+, Guyana still retains much of its forest cover and aims to serve as an example of successful conservation strategies.

News Headlines
#111713
2017-01-24

Study finds that carbon finance is not a one-size-fits-all solution to deforestation

Halting the pace at which we’re destroying the world’s forests for agriculture, forestry, mines, and other economic development projects is crucial to combating climate change.

News Headlines
#111714
2017-01-24

Learning Alliances Help Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices Take Root

IBADAN, Nigeria, Jan 24 2017 (IPS) - Development advocates and professionals are very keen on harnessing the power of agriculture to promote the cause of climate change these days

News Headlines
#111715
2017-01-24

What if we gave universal income to people in biodiversity hotpots?

Writer and professor, Ashley Dawson, argues in his new book that capitalism is behind our current mass extinction crisis. But installing universal guaranteed income in biodiversity hotspots may be one remedy.

News Headlines
#111716
2017-01-24

Trees supplement income for rural farmers in Africa

Trees may be easy to spot on the plains of Africa but they are often overlooked as a source of income for farmers.

News Headlines
#111717
2017-01-24

More businesses must work with suppliers to curb climate change: study

Too few businesses are working with their suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to study that praised 29 companies including General Motors(GM.N), Sky (SKYB.L) and Sony Corp (6758.T) for taking the lead.

News Headlines
#111718
2017-01-24

India to ratify Kyoto Protocol on climate change; Cabinet approves the move

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet - India's highest decision making body - on Tuesday gave its approval to ratify the second commitment period (2013-2020) of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on containing the emission of Green House Gases (GHGs). .

News Headlines
#111719
2017-01-24

Forests 'held their breath' during global warming hiatus, research shows

Global forest ecosystems, widely considered to act as the lungs of the planet, 'held their breath' during the most recent occurrence of a warming hiatus, new research has shown.

News Headlines
#111720
2017-01-24

Increasing accountability in the Paris Agreement

New research provides insight into the role of independent monitoring approaches in enhancing transparency in the land use sector

News Headlines
#111721
2017-01-24

Bumblebee Added to US Endangered Species List

A small insect is getting a lot of attention in the United States.

News Headlines
#111722
2017-01-24

Invasive Fern In Florida Threatens To Take Down More Than Just Trees

LeRoy Rodgers spends plenty of time in the Florida Everglades — mainly in airboats. He works for the South Florida Water Management District.

News Headlines
#111723
2017-01-24

Bioinvasion is jeopardizing Mediterranean marine communities

Non-indigenous organisms introduced through the Suez Canal are causing irreversible damage, say researchers

News Headlines
#111724
2017-01-24

Marine debris threaten to suffocate sea animals

Marine researchers spotted a dolphin suffocating in a plastic bag last week in Watamu, Kilifi county.

News Headlines
#111725
2017-01-24

Parrotfish are critical to coral reef health, study finds

Scientists have developed a 3,000-year record of the abundance of parrotfish and urchins on reefs from the Caribbean side of Panama to help unravel the cause of the alarming modern-day shift from coral- to algae-dominated reefs occurring across the Caribbean.

News Headlines
#111698
2017-01-23

Zambia’s Armyworm Outbreak: Is Climate Change to Blame?

PEMBA, Zambia, Jan 23 2017 (IPS) - Surrender Hamufuba of Mwanamambo village in Pemba district recalls how he battled Armyworms in 2012. Fast-forward to 2016 and it is a similar story — another pest infestation on an even larger scale.

News Headlines
#111699
2017-01-23

We are destroying rainforests so quickly they may be gone in 100 years

At current rates of deforestation, rainforests will vanish altogether in a century. Stopping climate change will remain an elusive goal unless poor nations are helped to preserve them

News Headlines
#111700
2017-01-23

Dolphins, the most appreciated marine mammals in Persian Gulf

They are of the order Odontoceti and, unlike the whales have numerous teeth (up to 260), which are all alike and grow only once.

News Headlines
#111701
2017-01-23

To Save Forests, Tanzania Considers Tax on Charcoal

Tanzania is considering putting a tax on charcoal with the aim of discouraging the use of the fuel, which is a big source of energy for cooking but also a major contributor to deforestation.

News Headlines
#111702
2017-01-23

Time to get it together on mitigation and adaptation

An interview with scientist Bruno Locatelli on improving the design of climate change projects

News Headlines
#111703
2017-01-23

Harvesting Peace: How Rural Development Works for Conflict Prevention

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic and ROME, Jan 23 2017 (IPS) - The year 2016 has seen a massive population flow, unprecedented in its range and reach.

News Headlines
#111704
2017-01-23

Hong Kong should take pride in its biodiversity

Our marine life is surprisingly rich but the threats from climate change and urbanisation cannot be underestimated

News Headlines
#111705
2017-01-23

Genetic Diversity-The Pillar To Food Security And Agricultural Productivity

Genetic diversity can be described as the key pillar of biodiversity, and of course diversity within species as well as between species and ecosystem, which is echoed in Article 2 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

News Headlines
#111706
2017-01-23

From tiny phytoplankton to massive tuna

Phytoplankton are the foundation of ocean life, providing the energy that supports nearly all marine species.

News Headlines
#111684
2017-01-20

UN agency eyes recycling wastewater for large-scale farming

19 January 2017 – With agricultural land thirsty and water increasingly scarce, the United Nations agricultural agency is today hosting an international event to discuss the use of municipal liquid waste for farming.

News Headlines
#111685
2017-01-20

Larsen ice crack continues to open up

The crack that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg in the Antarctic has continued to spread.

News Headlines
#111686
2017-01-20

How much drought can a forest take?

Why do some trees die in a drought and others don't? And how can we predict where trees are most likely to die in future droughts? Scientists have examined those questions in a new study.

News Headlines
#111687
2017-01-20

Climate change prompts Alaska fish to change breeding behavior

One of Alaska’s most abundant freshwater fish species is altering its breeding patterns in response to climate change, which could impact the ecology of northern lakes that already acutely feel the effects of a changing climate, research suggests.

News Headlines
#111688
2017-01-20

On the climate change frontline: the disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh

Kutubdia’s islanders don’t have much of a carbon footprint – most don’t have regular electricity. But they are facing the reality of a changing climate, and soon tens of millions of their fellow Bangladeshis will be at risk

News Headlines
#111689
2017-01-20

Europe, a silent hub of illegal wildlife trade

Illegal wildlife trade is often addressed as a problem of developing countries - yet the European Union also has plenty to do with it. The EU is above all a hub for trade routes of illicit wildlife products.

News Headlines
#111690
2017-01-20

Cat concerns

Jan 20, 2017- By the time you read this, officials from 12 countries meeting in Kathmandu will have been wrapping up a ministerial-level meet on conservation of snow leopards.

News Headlines
#111691
2017-01-20

A look at what works — and doesn’t — in the world of conservation

What Works in Conservation 2017 is a blueprint that helps conservation workers navigate the sea of studies and strategies on conservation so they can focus on just that — what works.

News Headlines
#111692
2017-01-20

Argentine scientists in Antarctica tally toll of climate change

CARLINI BASE, Antarctica (Reuters) - On King George Island in Antarctica, the thunderous sound of ice sliding off the Fourcade Glacier and crashing into the icy water bordering Argentina's Carlini research base serves as a daily reminder of a warming climate.

News Headlines
#111693
2017-01-20

Here’s One Way To Keep Oceans From Having More Plastics Than Fish

Each year, 8 million tons of plastic wind up in the ocean. At this rate, by 2050, we’ll have more plastic than fish in our big blue seas.

News Headlines
#111694
2017-01-20

Sea levels could rise by six to nine metres over time, new study warns

Evidence that continental ice sheets are sensitive to slight increases in ocean temperature suggests ocean levels will continue to rise for centuries

News Headlines
#111695
2017-01-20

Insects also migrate, study shows

Insects engage in the largest continental migration on Earth, new research indicates. Some 3.5 trillion insects in Southern Britain alone migrate each year – a biomass eight times that of bird migration.

News Headlines
#111665
2017-01-19

Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

The world's primates face an "extinction crisis" with 60% of species now threatened with extinction, according to research.

News Headlines
#111666
2017-01-19

Study maps carbon recovery after Amazon logging

[SÃO PAULO] Trees in the northern part of the Amazon rainforest recover their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere more quickly after selective logging compared with trees in the south where the climate is less favourable, a study reports.

News Headlines
#111667
2017-01-19

Private capital investments in conservation have taken off since 2013

Over the past decade, banks, fund managers, and others funneled more than $8 billion into investments aimed at delivering measurable environmental benefits as much as financial returns, according to a new report prepared by the NGO Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace initiative.

News Headlines
#111668
2017-01-19

Pacific Islanders Call for U.S. Solidarity on Climate Change

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan 19 2017 (IPS) - The new political power of business magnate Donald Trump, who will be inaugurated Jan. 20 as the 45th President of the United States, will have ramifications for every global region, including the Pacific Islands.

News Headlines
#111669
2017-01-19

Massive sea lion, fur seal hunting in the Patagonian coasts is altering Southern Atlantic Ocean ecosystems

Sea lion hunting by the Europeans at the Atlantic coasts of South America – it started in the 19th Century and continued up to the second half of the 20th century in Argentina and Uruguay – changed its nutrition guidelines of these pinnipeds as well as the structure of the coastal trophic networ ...

News Headlines
#111670
2017-01-19

Harvests in the U.S. to suffer from climate change, according to study

Some of the most important crops risk substantial damage from rising temperatures.

News Headlines
#111671
2017-01-19

Thriving kelp forests impress

Cows and sheep eating seaweed cured of methane emissions contributing to greenhouse gases, snapper galore around floating islands of kelp submerged in deep water offshore which restore fish populations in empty oceans to feed an expanding world population far into the future.

News Headlines
#111672
2017-01-19

Argentine scientists in Antarctica tally toll of climate change

CARLINI BASE, Antarctica (Reuters) - On King George Island in Antarctica, the thunderous sound of ice sliding off the Fourcade Glacier and crashing into the icy water bordering Argentina's Carlini research base serves as a daily reminder of a warming climate.

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