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In stunning color, new biodiversity research from North Carolina State University maps out priority areas worldwide that hold the key to protecting vulnerable species and focusing conservation efforts.
The Colorado River provides water for more than 30 million people, including those in the fast-growing cities of Las Vegas, Phoenix and Los Angeles. Increasing demand for that water combined with reduced flow and the looming threat of climate change have prompted concern about how to manage the basin’s water in coming decades.
Spiders, beetles and worms might look creepy, but these creatures tell us a lot about biodiversity. Students are being challenged to count the creepy-crawlies’ eyes, legs and antennae and compare them with specimens found by astronauts on an underground adventure in September.
The world population could reach nearly 11 billion before the end of the century, according to revised United Nations (UN) predictions released on Thursday.
Offices in schools and businesses are doing away with the old style bottled water deliveries, due to Aqua Filter Plus's products.
Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water filtration systems for water well systems, has released the updated version of The Definitive Guide To Well Water Treatment.
America’s continued concern over water quality issues was reflected in today’s launch of the new YouTube channel, SinkWaterFilter, which will use video to bring news and education to health
http://www.SinkWaterFilter.net is being launched today to educate consumers about the health issues associated with home drinking water around the
A high-ranking UN official recently told a conference of 450 experts in Trondheim, Norway that farmed plants and bred livestock are experiencing sizable losses in biodiversity.
According to new research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), average temperatures in central China are 10 to 14 degrees Fahrenheit hotter today than they were during the last ice age 20,000 years ago.
Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...
Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...
The International Journal of Biometeorology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the International Society of Biometeorology. The journal publishes original research papers, review articles, and short communications on studies examining the interactions between living organisms and factors of the natural and artificial physical environment. It publishes articles in the following fields: Earth and environmental science, life...
Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...
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