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CBD -2 days ago

Regenerative Agriculture, Coming Soon to a Timberland Shoe Near You

Regenerative agriculture was once a backwater of experimental farming strategies. Now Timberland, and its parent company VF Corporation, have pushed it into the limelight by announcing the first regenerative rubber supply system in the apparel industry....

CBD -2 days ago

Global warming causes depletion in biodiversity: Study

We all know that global warming is harmful to the earth as it increases the water level in the sea but now it is also endangering the biodiversity present on the planet. Studies suggest that an increase in temperature leads to the loss of biodiversity, mainly marine life as the elevated temperature reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen and hence leading to the unavailability of oxygen for marine ...

CBD -2 days ago

More than one way for animals to survive climate change

Researchers found that to live in hotter more desert-like surroundings, and exist without water, there is more than one genetic mechanism allowing animals to adapt. This is important not only for their survival but may also provide important biomedical groundwork to develop gene therapies to treat human dehydration related illnesses, like kidney disease....

CBD -2 days ago

Deepest Oceans And Seas

Although Planet Earth has a total surface area of about 510.1 million km2, approximately 70.9% is covered by drainage features like oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, streams, gulfs, and other water reservoirs. Oceans and their marginal seas are the world's largest and deepest waterbodies....

CBD -2 days ago

Rare fish set for return to River Severn breeding grounds

One of the UK's rarest fish is getting a chance to return to its historical breeding grounds on the River Severn. The little-known twaite shad, a member of the herring family, was once common in British waters with thousands of the fish migrating upstream in spring....

Mongabay -2 days ago

Biden lays out vision for protecting 30% of US land, waters by 2030

Today the Biden Administration formally laid out its vision for conserving 30% of America’s land and waters by 2030. The “America the Beautiful” report, released by the Departments of Commerce, Interior, and Agriculture, includes few specifics but conceptualizes how the U.S. can better protect and restore biodiversity, improve the resilience of ecosystems to climate change, […]...

NYT -2 days ago

Grand Canyon Bison Hunt Draws 45,000 Applicants to Kill 12 Animals

National Park Service officials want to reduce the size of a herd that they say has damaged vegetation, archaeological sites and the water supply....

NYT -2 days ago

45,000 Apply for the Chance to Kill 12 Bison in Grand Canyon National Park

National Park Service officials want to reduce the size of a herd that they say has damaged vegetation, archaeological sites and the water supply....

CBD -3 days ago

Feral horses, donkeys dig desert holes to hydrate biodiversity

When it comes to finding water and staying hydrated in desert environments, animals will take all the help they can get. This includes from other wildlife, even ones that pose threats to natural ecosystems....

CBD -3 days ago

9 stunning images of deep-sea life captured by an aquatic robot

During a recently completed 18-day expedition in the protected Ashmore Reef Marine Park (off of Australia), scientists aboard a Schmidt Ocean Institute exploration vessel dropped an underwater robot into deep, low-light depths. At some 165 to 500 feet down (50-150 meters), it observed otherworldly corals, sea snakes, and a diversity of sea creatures, shown in the eight images below....

CBD -3 days ago

A new method to trigger rain where water is scarce

A new method to trigger rain in places where water is scarce is being tested in the United Arab Emirates using unmanned drones that were designed and manufactured at the University of Bath....

CBD -3 days ago

Using environmental microbes to remove uranium from groundwater

Uranium contamination of soils and groundwater in the United States represents a significant health risk and will require multiple remediation approaches....

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