ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite Posted: 18 Jan 2014 09:25 AM PST A research team has found that male European honey bees, or drones, are much more susceptible than female European honey bees, known as workers, to …

Earth Policy Institute: Moving Up the Food Chain

Moving Up the Food Chain  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch3 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 25, 2013 For most of the time that human beings have walked the earth, we lived as hunter-gatherers. The share of the human diet that came from hunting versus gathering varied with geographic …

Good Summary of Climate Scientists’ IPCC 2013 Report

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, sea level has risen, and the concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased. Each of …

Taking Stock: World Fish Catch Falls to 90 Million Tons in 2012

J. Matthew Roney www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C55/fish_catch_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator November 19, 2012 The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) projects that the world’s wild fish harvest will fall to 90 million tons in 2012, down 2 percent from 2011. This is close to 4 percent below the all-time peak haul …

Taking Stock: World Fish Catch Falls to 90 Million Tons in 2012

J. Matthew Roney www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C55/fish_catch_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator November 19, 2012 The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) projects that the world’s wild fish harvest will fall to 90 million tons in 2012, down 2 percent from 2011. This is close to 4 percent below the all-time peak haul …

Is this a ‘tipping point’ for climate change and our planet?

NASA scientists today were stunned when following the hottest July in the northern hemisphere since records began, “Greenland’s surface ice cover experienced melting over 97% of its surface” based on satellite observations. NASA’s press release states “such pronounced melting at summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since …

The CSR Asia Forum on Asian Sustainability in Tokyo is now just two weeks away!

Vol. 8 Week 1 | 4 January 2012 HIGHLIGHT The CSR Asia Forum on Asian Sustainability in Tokyo is now just two weeks away! The CSR Asia Forum on Asian Sustainability is a one-day business conference where delegates will discuss key issues related to sustainability in Asia, with a special …