Press Review

151 Documents in this Category: All Themes at location: Earth

India builds solar plants atop canals to save on land, water
Reuters -  As India moves to ramp up investment in solar power, it is exploring innovative places to install solar plants, including across the top of canals.... read more
[19 Jan 2015] 

Should tackling climate change trump protecting nature?
Guardian (London) -  Planners have given the green light for a solar farm at Rampisham Down, a SSSI in West Dorset. But stopping biodiversity loss is as important as stopp... read more
[19 Jan 2015] 

2014 officially the hottest year on record
Guardian (London) -  Nasa and Noaa scientists report 2014 was 0.07F (0.04C) higher than previous records and the 38th consecutive year of above-average temperatures... read more
[18 Jan 2015] 

Recreational fishing in the Mediterranean is more harmful than previously thought
Science Daily -  A total of 10 percent of adults living in developed countries practice recreational fishing, which in the Mediterranean Sea represents around 10 perce... read more
[12 Jan 2015] 

How black rhinos and local communities help each other in Namibia -  Locals are key to Namibia's rhino success even in the midst of a poaching crisis... read more
[11 Jan 2015] 

Former Guatemala gum growers live off sustainable jungle
Terra Daily -  The people of Carmelita now have a new livelihood: protecting the largest nature reserve in Mesoamerica... read more
[18 Dec 2014] 

Is the Mekong at a Tipping Point?
International Rivers -  A dam-building rush on the mainstem Mekong and its tributaries threatens the ecological integrity of the entire basin, and would irreversibly change ... read more
[17 Dec 2014] 

The barbaric capture of baby elephants for zoos in China shocks the world
Guardian (London) -  re there no limits to the cruelty that humans are prepared to inflict on their fellow creatures in the natural world? When there is money to be made, ... read more
[16 Dec 2014] 

Abandoned wells can be 'super-emitters' of greenhouse gas
Terra Daily -  Princeton University researchers have uncovered a previously unknown, and possibly substantial, source of the greenhouse gas methane to the Earth's at... read more
[11 Dec 2014] 

False victories for sustainability – Amazonian Hydropower -  Study criticises Brazil’s dam construction, saying that more economically and ecologically viable alternatives already exist... read more
[10 Dec 2014] 

Congo's forest communities suffer at the hands of irresponsible forestry sector
Greenpeace -  Logging companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo are plundering forests, using physical intimidation against local communities and failing to mee... read more
[08 Dec 2014] 

Victory for Yukon Wilderness Is "Game-Changer"
National Geographic -  Victory for Yukon Wilderness Is "Game-Changer"... read more
[07 Dec 2014] 

One-two punch: farming, global warming destroying unique East African forests -  A recent study examines the evolution of viper species in East Africa, highlighting the region's mountaintop forests as among the most biodiverse in t... read more
[04 Dec 2014] 

UW team explores large, restless volcanic field in Chile
Terra Daily -  Laguna del Maule, Chile, is at the center of a volcanic field that has erupted 36 times during the last 25,000 years, and is now experiencing signific... read more
[03 Dec 2014] 

Extreme weather in the Arctic problematic for people, wildlife
Terra Daily -  The residents of Longyearbyen, the largest town on the Norwegian arctic island archipelago of Svalbard, remember it as the week that the weather gods ... read more
[26 Nov 2014] 

Chinese logging company takes over Guyana's forests -  Illegal deforestation ocurring despite Guyana’s ground-breaking low carbon development strategy... read more
[26 Nov 2014] 

New blood record: 1,020 rhinos killed in South Africa -  In an announcement on November 20th, the South African Department of Environmental Affairs said that 1,020 rhinos had been killed to date. Rhinos are ... read more
[25 Nov 2014] 

Next-door leopards: First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people
Science Daily -  In the first-ever GPS-based study of leopards in India, biologists have delved into the secret lives of these big cats, and recorded their strategies ... read more
[24 Nov 2014] 

Kenya's iconic Nairobi national park is under threat, conservationists warn
Guardian (London) -  Wildlife including giraffe, rhino and zebra are under pressure from roads, railways, factories and houses... read more
[23 Nov 2014] 

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