ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News       Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows Posted: 17 Sep 2013 09:19 PM PDT Much attention is paid to melting sea ice in the Arctic. But less clear is the situation on the other side of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles Posted: 08 Sep 2013 10:57 AM PDT New research shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorus. Plankton plays an important role in the ocean’s carbon cycle by removing half of …

Science Daily: Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects Posted: 26 Aug 2013 03:29 PM PDT Entomologists have identified a neuropeptide named natalisin that regulates the sexual activity and reproductive ability of insects. The finding may open new possibilities for environmentally friendly pest management. …

16 Favorite Things Climate Change is Ruining

16 Of Your Favorite Things That Climate Change Is Totally Screwing Up By Ryan Koronowski on August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am When people talk about “climate impacts,” the images that usually come to mind are broiling heat waves, drought-parched creek beds, dangerous storm surges, the slowly-but-surely rising sea. These things can …

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 …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid North Atlantic hurricane forecast predicts above-average season Microbial changes regulate function of entire ecosystems  The greatest place to be …

2013 The Summer of UpGyres

Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Starting on World Oceans Day, June 8th 2013 IS THE SUMMER OF UPGYRES   “Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples …

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at beaches across the world to protest offshore drilling, deepwater drilling and offshore seismic testing. Hands Across the Sand’s mission is to ensure “the protection of our coastal economies, oceans,… Continue Reading …

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23 Contact Maureen O’Leary, [email protected], 301-713-0622 May 21, 2013 NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Md. FEMA will participate in the …

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23

NOAA to issue 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook on May 23 Contact Maureen O’Leary, [email protected], 301-713-0622 May 16, 2013 NOAA will issue its initial outlook for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season during a news conference at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park, Md. FEMA will participate in the …