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Female Insect with Penis Found in Brazilian Cave Rainforest Portal - News - 11 hours ago
Nature World: A tiny group of cave insects in Brazil gave scientists a big surprise when they discovered that females in the group have penises and males are equipped with a vagina. This is the first time such a sex organ role reversal has ever been documented, and researchers had to invent the term "gynosome" for the female insect's penis. The males, in contrast, possess a vaginalike structure called a phallosome. The genus of insects called Neotrogla was first documented nearly 20 years ago...
EEPN forms partnership with BankTrack EEPN - News - 12 hours ago
The European Environmental Paper Network has formed a partnership with BankTrack, to further our aim to stop irresponsible investment in pulp mill developments. BankTrack is a network of organisations campaigning for reform of the banking sector. Its secretariat, based in the Netherlands, has considerable expertise in financial campaigning, and we are delighted to be working with them. As first steps ...
During the last 24th and 25th March, Newforests members participated in the Yves Bergeron’s student annual meeting at the Lac Duparquet Research Station. Over thirty students and researchers introduced their work and discussed different topics. Newforests members were present both among thesis directors and among students. In addition to the formal presentations and meetings, an […]
Belajar dari Kampung Organik di Desa Salassae Mongabay - News - 12 hours ago
Siang itu, awal April 2014, cuaca panas terik. Setelah melewati jalanan rusak dan berdebu, saya tiba di Desa Salassae, Kecamatan […] Belajar dari Kampung Organik di Desa Salassae was first posted on April 17, 2014 at 5:18 pm. ©2013 " Mongabay.co.id ". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at rab@mongabay.com
Top 5 Fascinating Redwoods Facts savetheredwoods - News - 12 hours ago
It’s National Environmental Education Week! This week is a celebration of environmental education and a special time to inspire learning and stewardship among students. I can’t say enough about how important outdoor education is to complete the circle of land conservation! Check out my two-part blog on Kids in the Redwoods to learn why, and […]
Celebrate Green: Yale Plants An ‘Urban Meadow’ on Science Hill Yale School of Forestry & Environment - News - 13 hours ago
Earth Day arrived early on Science Hill today as students and staff members from across campus joined the F&ES Environmental Stewardship Committee and the Yale Grounds crew in planting native wildflowers along Whitney Avenue. The day-long planting project is part...
The negotiations on the sixth replenishment of the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund (GEF-6) concluded with pledges totaling US$4.43 billion over four years.
Two regional workshops in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), addressed the relationship between green growth and natural resources management, including best practices on low emissions development strategies (LEDS).
How detector dog programmes in China are paying dividends in the fight against wildlife traffickers   Beijing, China, April 2014 —On 27 March 2014 the arrivals hall of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was bustling with passengers as usual. Jin Kai, a detector dog with the Guangzhou Customs Anti-smuggling Police, and one of the first graduates from a detector dog training programme run by the China Customs Anti-smuggling Bureau in co-operation with TRAFFIC and supported...

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