Press Review

33 Documents in this Category: Nature: Facts, Status, Knowledge at location: Earth

Sandstone arches formed by gravity and stress, not erosion
Terra Daily -  Sandstone arches, alcoves and pillars are scattered across the globe, monuments to nature's strange beauty -- odd, gravity-defying shapes carved by th... read more
[22 Jul 2014] 

NGOs set one-year deadline to stop Xayaburi dam
WWF -  Leading non-governmental organisations (NGOs) today issued a joint declaration in opposition to on-going construction of the Xayaburi dam on the Mekon... read more
[20 Jul 2014] 

Iran tries to save Asiatic cheetah from extinction
Times of India -  Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction i... read more
[26 Jun 2014] 

Conserving migratory ungulates in Mongolia's grasslands
Terra Daily -  Mongolian and international conservationists, including researchers from the Vetmeduni Vienna, have joined forces to raise awareness of the global imp... read more
[09 Jun 2014] 

A sketch of the yeti: saving the Himalayan brown bear
Mongabay.com -  The Himalayan brown bear is one of the most ancient brown bear lineages. Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0501-sekar-himalayan-bear.html#MBf... read more
[02 Jun 2014] 

Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo
BBC -  A vast peatland has been discovered in a remote part of Congo-Brazzaville. ... read more
[28 May 2014] 

Colorado River reaches Sea of Cortez for first time nearly two decades
Terra Daily -  The Colorado River Delta once again features flowing water, as the river and Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez, became reconnected a... read more
[19 May 2014] 

Humans and leopards can co-exist: Wildlife biologist
Times of India -  Leopards, like many other wild species, adapt well to human-dominated eco-systems and prefer "easy foods" available there ra... read more
[17 Apr 2014] 

Studying a Polar Menagerie On an Island in Arctic Russia
Yale Environment 360 -  This is the second of three blog posts from the field by conservation biologist Joel Berger, who is a senior scientist with the Wildlife Conservation ... read more
[16 Apr 2014] 

Liberia: One of the last strongholds for Western chimpanzees
Science Daily -  Liberia is home to the second largest chimpanzee population in West Africa. An international research team has now counted chimpanzees and other large... read more
[09 Apr 2014] 

Uncovering the secret world of the Plastisphere
Terra Daily -  Scientists are revealing how microbes living on floating pieces of plastic marine debris affect the ocean ecosystem, and the potential harm they pose ... read more
[02 Mar 2014] 

Despite frigid cold in U.S., January was the fourth warmest on record worldwide
Mongabay.com -  Worldwide, this January was the fourth warmest since record-keeping began, according to new data released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ... read more
[27 Feb 2014] 

Whale euthanasia: vets learn to kill stranded leviathans humanely
Guardian (London) -  Putting beached whales out of their misery is dangerous, difficult work and chemicals used in the past can poison the ecosystem... read more
[19 Feb 2014] 

Huge chimpanzee population thriving in remote Congo forest
Guardian (London) -  Scientists believe the group is one of the last chimp 'mega-cultures', sharing a unique set of customs and behaviour... read more
[09 Feb 2014] 

New dolphin discovered in the Amazon
Mongabay.com -  Researchers have discovered a new species of river dolphin from the Amazon... read more
[23 Jan 2014] 

Polar vortex over US brings abnormally mild weather to Scandinavia
Guardian (London) -  Weather system disrupts flora and fauna in Nordic countries, with bears reportedly emerging from hibernation... read more
[12 Jan 2014] 

Lions Approach Extinction in West Africa
National Geographic -  New study paints dire picture and outlines conservation needs... read more
[09 Jan 2014] 

Bonobos: the Congo Basin's greatest gardeners
Mongabay.com -  The survival of primary forests depends on many overlapping interactions. Among these interactions include tropical gardeners, like the bonobo (Pan pa... read more
[11 Dec 2013] 

A Successful Push to Restore Europe's Long Abused Rivers
Yale Environment 360 -  From Britain to the Czech Republic, European nations have been restoring rivers to their natural state taking down dams, removing levees, and revivi... read more
[10 Dec 2013] 

 
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