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Climate change creates complicated consequences for North America’s forests

Climate change creates complicated consequences for North America’s forests

Climate change affects forests across North America — in some cases permitting insect outbreaks, plant diseases, wildfires and other problems — but Dartmouth researchers say warmer temperatures are also making many forests grow faster and some less susceptible to pests, which could boost forest health and acreage, timber harvests, carbon storage, water recycling and other […]

ONG-uri, catre comisarul european pentru Mediu: Nu exista infrastructura pentru biciclisti in Capitala

ONG-uri, catre comisarul european pentru Mediu: Nu exista infrastructura pentru biciclisti in Capitala

  ONG-uri, catre comisarul european pentru Mediu: Nu exista infrastructura pentru biciclisti in Capitala Opt ONG-uri i-au transmis comisarului european pentru Mediu, Janez Potonik, intr-o scrisoare deschisa, ca Primaria Municipiului Bucuresti (PMB) “a distorsionat informatii” pe pagina oficiala a Saptamanii Europene a Mobilitatii, sustinand ca a dezvoltat reteaua pentru bicilisti. “Desi pe pagina oficiala a […]

Подавляющее большинство жителей городов ЕС дышат загрязненным воздухом: доклад

Подавляющее большинство жителей городов ЕС дышат загрязненным воздухом: доклад

Согласно последнему официальному отчету Европейского агентств по охране окружающей среды (ЕАА), выбросы опасных загрязнителей – твердых макро-частиц – в европейских городах уменьшились, но 88 процентов городских обитателей по-прежнему дышат воздухом, качество которого не дотягивает до стандартов, установленных Всемирной организацией здравоохранения (ВОЗ). Твердые частицы размером менее 10 мкм (ТЧ10), микроскопические пылинки и сажа, получаемая в результате […]

Evidence of unsustainable fishing in the Great Barrier Reef

Evidence of unsustainable fishing in the Great Barrier Reef

Sea cucumber fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park shows worrying signs of being unsustainable. Many species being targeted are endangered and vulnerable to extinction, as determined by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. This situation is outlined in a study recently published in the journal Fish and Fisheries by Maria Byrne, Professor […]