Archive: Biodiversity

28 Sep 2015

For U.S. Tribes, a Movement to Revive Native Foods and Lands

On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging. Their efforts are part of a growing trend by Native Americans to bring back traditional food sources and heal scarred landscapes. READ MORE

24 Sep 2015

How One African Village Learned To Live with Its Wildlife and Prosper

The second runner-up in the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest tells the story of the residents of a forest village in central Mozambique who have helped create a tourist destination centered on an elephant population that once wreaked havoc in their community. READ MORE

17 Sep 2015

An Up-Close View of Bristol Bay’s Astonishing Sockeye Salmon Runs

The first runner-up in the 2015 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest captures stunning images of the abundant sockeye salmon runs in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and tells the story of a 70-year-old project that has been studying the millions of salmon that annually pour into the region’s rivers to spawn. READ MORE

10 Sep 2015

Rachel Carson’s Critics Keep On, But She Told Truth About DDT

More than half a century after scientist Rachel Carson warned of the dangers of overusing the pesticide DDT, conservative groups continue to vilify her and blame her for a resurgence of malaria. But DDT is still used in many countries where malaria now rages. READ MORE

31 Aug 2015

Natura 2000: EU Reserves Are Facing Development Pressures

An astonishing 18 percent of the European Union’s land area is protected under a network of preserves known as Natura 2000. Now, at the urging of business interests and farmers, the EU is examining whether regulations on development in these areas should be loosened. READ MORE

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e360 digest

06 Oct 2015: Styrofoam May Be Biodegradable After All, Thanks to Mealworms, Study Says

05 Oct 2015: Icelandic Seafood Giant May Be Involved in Endangered Whale Hunt

01 Oct 2015: International Space Station Gives Glimpse of China's Aquaculture Sector

30 Sep 2015: New Agreement Yields Hope for Saving World's Second-Largest Rainforest

25 Sep 2015: ‘Pop-up’ Wetlands Will Help Millions of Migrating Birds This Fall

22 Sep 2015: Antarctic Seafloor Life Is Locking Away a Lot of Carbon, Study Says

03 Sep 2015: Tropical Tree Cover Loss Accelerated in 2014, Satellite Analysis Finds

03 Sep 2015: In Booming Aquaculture Industry, A Move to Plant-Based Food for Fish

31 Aug 2015: Researchers Develop Artificial Leaf That Efficiently Mimics Photosynthesis

27 Aug 2015: In Northern Canada Peaks, Scientists Are Tracking Impact of Vanishing Ice


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