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Gold mining ravages Peru

Gold mining ravages Peru

For the first time, researchers have been able to map the true extent of gold mining in the biologically diverse region of Madre De Dios in the Peruvian Amazon. The team combined field surveys with airborne mapping and high-resolution satellite monitoring to show that the geographic extent of mining has increased 400% from 1999 to […]

China reintroduce obligativitatea circularii alternative a masinilor cu numere de inmatriculare pare / impare

China reintroduce obligativitatea circularii alternative a masinilor cu numere de inmatriculare pare / impare

  Se intampla in capitala chineza Beijing, unde autoritatile au decis sa adopte o masura de urgenta, care multora sigur le va aduce aminte de legea din Romania comunista: obligativitatea circularii alternative a masinilor cu numere de inmatriculare pare / impare. Nu e nicio gluma! In acest moment, capitala chineza contorizeaza peste 11,5 milioane de […]

Earthworms invade New England

Earthworms invade New England

Beavers reshape landscapes with their dams. Wolves control elk populations. Sea otters protect kelp forests by eating sea urchins. These are what ecologists call «keystone» species: critters that control an ecosystem and have a disproportionate impact on other species. And in the forests of New England, what are the keystone species? Put earthworms on the […]