ScienceDaily: New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 01:15 PM PDT Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move. Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events Posted: …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA’s polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland test  Dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes …

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France,

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France, and preparations are ramping up. We hope to see many of our members and network partners there. Nantes Metropole has generously extended the early bird rates to August 20. It is our hope that this edition of the conference …

FOLLOW THE FISH! Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest. By Ellie Winninghoff

FOLLOW THE FISH   Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest.   By Ellie Winninghoff   If rainforests are so important, why doesn’t anybody worry about the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest? That’s a question that plagued Spencer Beebe when he …

ETHICAL MARKETS LIBRARY GETS CHAMPION TREE

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media The Henderson-Kay-Schumacher Library housed at Ethical Markets in Saint Augustine, FL, has the privilege of growing a Champion Tree.  Champion Trees are the largest individuals a species has to offer.  By the easiest metrics, they are the largest (or oldest) trees of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Mosquitoes reared in cooler temperatures have weaker immune systems

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Mosquitoes reared in cooler temperatures have weaker immune systems  Enzyme from wood-eating gribble could help turn waste into biofuel  A grassy trend in human ancestors’ diets New way fish camouflage themselves in the ocean: Manipulating how light reflects off skin  Tiger moths: Mother Nature’s fortune tellers …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch2 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News More hurricanes for Hawaii? As climate changes, boreal forests to shift north and relinquish more carbon than expected New cost-effective genome assembly process Brighter clouds, cooler climate? Organic vapors affect clouds, leading to previously unidentified climate cooling Global highways of invasive marine species calculated   More …

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY New York, Apr 15 2013  1:00PM Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Deadly effects of certain kinds of household air pollution lead to call for biomarker studies Extreme algal blooms: The new normal? By keeping the beat, sea lion sheds new light on animals’ movements to sound Southern California sagebrush better suited to climate change, study finds Soils in newly forested areas …