Peace, not war, responsible for deforestation in armed conflict zones — ScienceDaily

Rates of deforestation in war zones increase dramatically once peace is declared, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. The study, by...

Small and isolated habitat patches crucial to species survival — ScienceDaily

Small, local patches of habitat could be playing a much bigger role in conserving biodiversity than you think, according to new research. The global...

International coordination and financing essential — ScienceDaily

Leading scientists call for action to increase global soil carbon, in advance of the annual climate summit of the United Nations Framework Convention...

Development threatens tropical forests — ScienceDaily

Tropical forests in the Amazon, Indonesia, and Mesoamerica face multiple threats from mining, oil, and gas extraction and massive infrastructure projects over the...

Simple steps to climate-proof farms have big potential upside for tropical farmers — ScienceDaily

Cacao farmers in Nicaragua lose their crop, the main ingredient for chocolate, to fungal blight and degrading soils. Yields drop in Vietnam's rice...

Rules to boost fuel economy for passenger vehicles will do more good than harm, new study shows — ScienceDaily

Scholars from USC and other leading universities conclude that rules on the books to increase fuel economy for passenger vehicles will do more...

From guitarfish to angel sharks, the EDGE of Existence highlights the most ancient fish sinking into extinction — ScienceDaily

Sharks that use a whip-like tail to stun their prey, rays with saws on their faces, and river rays half the length of...

New York City cases — ScienceDaily

Investigations of lead poisoning cases in New York City (NYC) have found high levels of lead in certain spices purchased abroad, reports a...
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