Top Posts & Pages
- The Butterfly Effect: How a Little (Climate) Change Can Lead to Chaos
- Deforestation Poses Threat to Sumatran Tiger Population
- Cattle-grazing: Can it really destroy ecosystems?
- Culture Causes Conservation- snow leopards protected by Buddhist monasteries
- After 52 years of war: A new opportunity to discover Colombia’s biodiversity
- More Than Just Earthworms: Decomposers and Their Contribution to Plant Biodiversity
- How important is soil depth in ecology?
- The ecological effects and implications of coral mining and natural disturbances
- A World and Winners and Losers: How Habitat Fragmentation Leads to Loss of Endemic Species
- Is the Clearing of Alien/Invasive Species in South Africa Cost-Effective?
Monthly Archives: November 2012
http://www.zin.ru/animalia/coleoptera/rus/teln0707.htm Boreal forests, those consisting mostly of pine and spruce trees, are often significantly affected by human imposed methods of forest restoration. Many organisms in these ecosystems rely on nutrients from fallen trees, and the removal of these dead trees … Continue reading
Most people recall the mass beached whale incident discovered in Washington State in 2004. This event marked the shift in attention to how sonar testing can cause acute biological damage to whales, to the point of death. Studies on the … Continue reading
Land snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) suffer from the largest number of documented extinctions by respect with taxa. Little information is available on these threatened invertebrates inhibiting the molluscan conservation and ecology. A recent study from researchers Sandeep Sen , Dr. Ravikanth, … Continue reading
The people cry out for the environment. The government and perhaps avid supporters of “eco-friendly” heed. They instantly set up a policy that can restore a population of California condors over 20 years. … Continue reading
With an ever increasing population on Earth, there is more demand and pressure placed on the land and its resources to help support this growth. This comes at the cost of habitat for many species, which no longer have the … Continue reading
Forest of Madagascar Climate change is not a phrase you want to hear in terms of conservation biology. However, it is a phrase that appears more frequently in conversation as evidence of such a change becomes increasingly prominent in our … Continue reading
It is a total misconception that the Alaska fishing industry was a pure sustainability success story. Regulatory agencies such as the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) strongly promote their “sustainable” policies, which has been applied to the Alaska fisheries for the past … Continue reading