Latest Biodiversity Stories
This, we are told, is the Anthropocene, the Age of Man. But just what does that mean and when did the current age begin?
Leading Producer of Certified Organic Seeds and Foods Encourages Organizations to Apply for One of Several $20,000, $10,000 and $1,000 Grants RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., March 2, 2015
As we continue to grow our cities, our creature counterparts will have to adapt - and they already are.
The microbes that call the New York City subway system home are mostly harmless, but include samples of disease-causing bacteria that are resistant to drugs--and even DNA fragments associated with anthrax and Bubonic plague--according to a citywide microbiome map published today by Weill Cornell Medical College investigators.
- Through long-term experiments he has described the services supplied by biodiversity and its overriding importance for the stability, productivity and carbon balance of ecosystems
These candidates have been selected from dozens of qualified applicants as finalists to join a growing global network of accredited Savory Hubs that bring Holistic Management training and consultation
Call it eco-blackmail: For the first time ever, a newly-discovered species has been named after a corporation that could decide whether or not it becomes extinct.
Lemur Conservation Foundation is embarking on a journey to design and build a 4,000 square foot multi-purpose 'Living Building Challenge' facility that will provide a place for visitors
Scientists discover 30 new spider species, which constitutes a minor share of what is yet to be found in this biodiversity hotspot.
A new study has pulled together research into the most diverse place on earth to demonstrate how the organisms below-ground could hold the key to understanding how the worlds ecosystems function and how they are responding to climate change.
Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...
Conservation Biology is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the Society for Conservation Biology. It was established in 1987 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell. Conservation Biology was originally developed to provide a global voice for an emerging discipline. It quickly became the most important journal dealing with the topic of biological diversity. Editor-in-chief is Gary Meffe; managing editor is Ellen Main. Stanley A. Temple, President of the SCB from 1991-1993, said: “The...
- Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.