Press Review

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

Uzbekistan calls for help over disappearing Aral Sea
Terra Daily -  Uzbekistan on Wednesday called for more international help over the shrinking of the Aral Sea, after recent images showed part of the lake had dried u... read more
[30 Oct 2014] 

Protecting Biodiversity in Costa Rica’s Thermal Convection Dome in the Pacific
Inter Press Service -  The vast habitat known as the Costa Rican Thermal Convection Dome in the eastern Pacific Ocean will finally become a protected zone, over 50 years aft... read more
[20 Oct 2014] 

Do dams destroy rivers?
Guardian (London) -  A new study has found links between dams and the declining health of river systems. With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates whether dams are killi... read more
[27 Aug 2014] 

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 -  The Himalayan brown bear is one of the most ancient brown bear lineages. Read more at 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 -  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 -  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]