Biodiversity

Climate change will alter the position of the Earth's tropical rain belt

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers describe future changes to the tropical rain belt with expected climate change. The changes will cause droughts in large sections of the globe, threatening...
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How the Suburbs Could Help Save Biodiversity

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

The first step is to redefine our concept of what a garden should be
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Stuck in a rut: Ocean acidification locks algal communities in a simplified state

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have found that ocean acidification limits algal communities to a state of low diversity and complexity. Communities grown in waters rich in carbon dioxide were...
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Measuring the belowground world

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Life above ground depends on the soil and its countless inhabitants. Yet, global strategies to protect biodiversity have so far paid little attention to this habitat...
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Trump's rush to build US border wall fuels fear of lasting harms

6 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Environmentalists and scientists worry US-Mexico border wall could do permanent damage to biodiverse region.
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Leaders at summit focus on better protecting biodiversity

7 days ago   |   ABC News

Protecting the world's biodiversity is on the agenda for world leaders at the One Planet Summit, which was being held by videoconference due to the coronavirus pandemic
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Identifying Canada's key conservation hot spots highlights problem

13 days ago   |   Science Daily

To stop biodiversity loss, Canada recently committed to protecting 30% of its land and sea by 2030. But making conservation decisions about where to locate new protected areas...
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Current food production systems could mean far-reaching habitat loss

28 days ago   |   Science Daily

The global food system could drive rapid and widespread biodiversity loss if not changed, new research has found.
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Biden Plans to Conserve 30 Percent of America's Lands

28 days ago   |   NY Times

That's how much land Biden wants to conserve over the next decade. But is it possible?
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Roadmap to renewables unites climate and sustainability goals

30 days ago   |   Science Daily

Are clean energy plans missing the forest for the GHGs? A new study presents a roadmap to renewables that unites climate change and biodiversity goals.
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Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

The nation observed a largely virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

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FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

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Families get free food as long as supplies last for MLK Day

Families get free food as long as supplies last for MLK Day

The Triangle honors civil rights icon and leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, just ca couple days after what would have been his 92nd birthday. Read more ...

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Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men's basketball poll Monday. Read more ...

Yankees trade options in wake of ‘BS' Luis Castillo rumor: Sherman

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Luis Castillo came. Luis Castillo vanished. A rumor zipped around the internet Sunday that the Reds ace was on the brink of being traded to the Yankees. Reds GM Nick Krall, in... Read more ...

Kyrie Irving ruled out by Nets for seventh straight game

Kyrie Irving ruled out by Nets for seventh straight game

The Nets are going to have to wait a little longer for Scary Hours. Kyrie Irving was ruled out for Monday night's Martin Luther King Jr. Day tilt against Milwaukee due to... Read more ...

Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection

Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection

LONDON - The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House. The Museum of London said Monday that it had added the giant balloon, which depicts... Read more ...