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Aboriginal hunting practice increases animal populations

Aboriginal hunting practice increases animal populations

In Australia’s Western Desert, Aboriginal hunters use a unique method that actually increases populations of the animals they hunt, according to a study co-authored by Stanford Woods Institute-affiliated researchers Rebecca and Doug Bird. Rebecca Bird is an associate professor of anthropology, and Doug Bird is a senior research scientist. The study, published today in Proceedings […]

Crimeea, amenintata de un dezastru ecologic din cauza armamentului chimic

Crimeea, amenintata de un dezastru ecologic din cauza armamentului chimic

  Peninsula Crimeea a intrat sub amenintare de dezastru ecologic, pentru ca autoritatile Ucrainei nu au adoptat la timp masurile necesare dezafectarii celor 60 de sarcofage din Marile Neagra si Azov, pline cu armament chimic, scrie sambata saptamanalul Zerkalo Nedeli, care apare la Kiev. Potrivit unui document semnat de director departamentului pentru securitate din cadrul […]

Increasing toxicity of algal blooms tied to nutrient enrichment and climate change

Increasing toxicity of algal blooms tied to nutrient enrichment and climate change

Nutrient enrichment and climate change are posing yet another concern of growing importance: an apparent increase in the toxicity of some algal blooms in freshwater lakes and estuaries around the world, which threatens aquatic organisms, ecosystem health and human drinking water safety. As this nutrient enrichment, or «eutrophication» increases, so will the proportion of toxin-producing […]

Испанский винодел получает разрешение на вырубку более 62 гектаров леса в Калифорнии

Испанский винодел получает разрешение на вырубку более 62 гектаров леса в Калифорнии

По мере роста и развития винодельческой промышленности Калифорнии виноделы ищут годящиеся районы выращивания винограда, но уже за пределами долины и ближе к побережью. А недавно стало известно, что испанская винодельческая компания Artesa Vineyards and Winery, с целью освобождения места для высадки новых виноградных лоз, подала заявку на приобретение и вырубку больше 62 гектаров прибрежной земли, […]