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More Native Biodiversity Supported By Cities Than Previously Thought
2014-02-13 13:44:39

Julie Cohen - University of California - Santa Barbara Researchers at UCSB's NCEAS compile the largest global dataset of urban birds and plants, which shows world's cities retain a unique natural palette The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in biodiversity. Yet, according to a new study involving 147 cities worldwide, surprisingly high numbers of plant and animal species persist and even flourish in urban environments — to...

2014-02-04 11:43:47

Biodiversity co-benefits and climate change mitigation strategies A team of Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) scientists created maps of habitat corridors connecting protected areas in the tropics to incorporate biodiversity co-benefits into climate change mitigation strategies. Drs. Patrick Jantz, Scott Goetz, and Nadine Laporte describe their findings in an article entitled, "Carbon stock corridors to mitigate climate change and promote biodiversity in the tropics," available online in...

Study Finds Market Forces Influence The Value Of Bat-provided Services
2014-02-04 10:21:10

University of Tennessee at Knoxville Services provided by Mother Nature, such as pest control from insect-eating bats, are affected by market forces like most anything else in the economy, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds. The study's results have implications for biodiversity conservation efforts. Researchers from UT and the University of Arizona, Tucson, studied how forces such as volatile market conditions and technological substitutes affect the value of pest...

2014-01-31 23:02:10

Endangered Species website Bagheera.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014, according to website producer and endangered species journalists Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered species website Bagheera.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website's producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Bagheera.com is an educational website, which for over 18 years, has focused...

2014-01-31 23:01:01

Endangered TV.com, an endangered species video website will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered TV.com, an endangered species video website will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered TV.com highlights videos that promote the...

2014-01-31 23:00:41

Endangered Species website Endangered Earth News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered Species website Endangered Earth News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered Earth News.com focuses on news that impacts...

2014-01-31 23:00:27

Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered Earth.com focuses on issues that impacts endangered...

2014-01-31 23:00:26

Endangered tigers website Tigers in Crisis News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered tigers website Tigers in Crisis News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Tigers in Crisis News.com focuses on news that impacts...

2014-01-31 23:00:24

Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com has launched its Twitter feed @whyextinction according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com has launched its Twitter feed @whyextinction according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered Earth.com focuses on issues that impacts endangered species. “The...

2014-01-31 23:00:12

Endangered tigers website Tigers in Crisis.com has launched its Twitter feed @TigersinCrisis according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered tigers website Tigers in Crisis.com has launched its Twitter feed @TigersinCrisis according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Tigers in Crisis.com focuses on issues that impacts endangered tigers. “The...


Latest Conservation biology Reference Libraries

Conservation Biology
2012-05-12 20:05:54

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...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.