ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms Posted: 13 Sep 2013 04:51 PM PDT The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis controls the production of a nutrient essential to the health of the ocean, according to a new study. The discovery of factors …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates: Quick Facts

We at Ethical Markets also highlight the role of speculation in commodity futures, even by pension funds, as causing the rising food prices, now verified by the models  of the New England Complexity Science Institute (NECSI ),  Hazel Henderson, Editor www.earth-policy.org/press_room/C68/fpep_quickfacts Earth Policy Release November 7, 2012 With falling water …

Use of Common Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse

Use of Common Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120405224653.htm Honeybee on knapweed. The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides (Credit: © Elenathewise / Fotolia) Source: “In Situ Replication of Honey Bee Colony …

BP Spill Two Years After–This week will mark the second anniversary of the explosion at BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling platform…

BP Spill Two Years After This week will mark the second anniversary of the explosion at BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling platform, which led to the largest oil spill in US history. In the immediate aftermath of the spill, researchers marvelled at the ability of bacteria to consume the oil and… …