Tag Archives: habitat loss

Out of Sight, Out of Mind? A Visualization of Ocean Trash

Originally posted on Ocean News:
Project AWARE’s new interactive map is the first to visualize nearly three years of ongoing reporting by an international network of scuba divers who remove marine debris they find underwater through the Dive Against Debris…

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Feature: Protecting the pollinators part 2 – bees and disease

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
? Insect pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees and hoverflies, are in decline. The £10 million Insect Pollinators Initiative aims to find out why. In the second of two articles, Chrissie Giles looks at four of…

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Feature: Protecting the pollinators part 1 – bees and ecology

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
Insect pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees and hoverflies, are in decline. The £10 million Insect Pollinators Initiative was launched to find out why. In the first of two articles, Chrissie Giles speaks to the head…

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The first detailed maps of the world’s forests from 2000-2012 (Google Maps)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://google-latlong.blogspot.be/2013/11/mapping-worlds-deforestation-over-time.html Mapping the world’s deforestation over time We’re excited to announce today that, in a collaboration led by Dr. Matthew Hansen at the University of Maryland, we’ve built the first detailed maps of…

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Nature conservation succeeds in parts of Europe

The State of Nature Report was sobering news for us in Britain in May 2013. I told you about it at the time. But a few weeks later, evidence came in Ecology Letters that conservation efforts may be paying off … Continue reading

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Short-haired Bumblebee Nests in Dungeness

Originally posted on vetsbeyondreason:
From http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-24112752 17 September 2013 Last updated at 01:57 GMT A species of bee reintroduced to the UK after becoming extinct has nested for the first time in a quarter of a century. The short-haired bumblebee…

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A species not seen for decades has been seen again

Ancient woodlands are irreplaceable. They're a theme emphasised by The Woodland Trust and they’re one of the reasons I got interested in science. Those gnarled old trees, those mosses, those lichens! And today I see that there’s another reason to … Continue reading

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