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Beijing: 500 de gratare, victime ale razboiului impotriva poluarii

Beijing: 500 de gratare, victime ale razboiului impotriva poluarii

  Printre primele victime pe care Beijingul le face in razboiul declarat impotriva poluarii, se numara 500 de gratare in aer liber, distruse in cadrul unei campanii care a durat 3 luni, informeaza lemonde.fr. Autoritatile din Beijing socotesc ca, in acest mod, contribuie la reducerea particulelor fine, PM2,5, considerate deosebit de periculoase pentru plamani. « […]

Bald reef gets new growth with seaweed transplant

Bald reef gets new growth with seaweed transplant

Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city’s coastline during the 1970s and 80s when there were high levels of sewage. A team of researchers from UNSW, the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and the NSW Department of Primary Industries has transplanted fertile […]

Индонезийский производитель пальмового масла заплатит за незаконное сжигание торфяников

Индонезийский производитель пальмового масла заплатит за незаконное сжигание торфяников

На днях Окружной суд Индонезии на острове Суматра постановил, дабы местная компания по производству пальмового масла Каллиста Алам (Kallista Alam) заплатила возле 30 млн. долларов США за нелегальное сожжение 1000 гектаров торфяников для посадки пальмовых плантаций. Лес в Индонезии располагаться под защитой нескольких законодательных актов, в том числе президентского моратория о приостановлении новых разрешений для […]

Enforcement and anti-poaching measures set to fail

Enforcement and anti-poaching measures set to fail

In a paper published in Conservation Letters, researchers from the University of Kent’s Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) argue that despite record levels of funding being invested in enforcement and anti-poaching measures, many species are already on the path of extinction and bold strategies are needed to protect them. Co-authors Dan Challender and […]

Sefii CE, interesati de un transport urban mai curat

Sefii CE, interesati de un transport urban mai curat

    Comisia Europeana isi intensifica actiunile de sprijin pentru municipalitati printr-un nou „pachet de mobilitate urbana” adoptat in decembrie. El va consolida schimbul de bune practici, va oferi sprijin financiar specific si va investi in cercetare si dezvoltare. In plus, incurajeaza dezvoltarea unor „planuri de mobilitate urbana sustenabila” pentru a stimula trecerea la un […]

В реку Национального парка в ЮАР попали сточные воды от фосфатного рудника

В реку Национального парка в ЮАР попали сточные воды от фосфатного рудника

Как на днях подтвердили официальные лица Южно-Африканской Республики, утечка токсичных сточных вод от фосфатного рудника Босвелд (Bosveld), который располагаться недалеко от дамбы, вызвала обширное загрязнение реки Олифантс в знаменитом Национальном парке Крюгера. Судя по сообщениям руководства парка, сточные воды с высоким уровнем содержания кислоты, попавшие в реку, стали причиной гибели тысяч рыб, причиняя большущий ущерб […]

Oceanographer examines pollutants in Antarctic seal milk

Oceanographer examines pollutants in Antarctic seal milk

An oceanographer from the University of Rhode Island is analyzing the milk from Antarctic fur seals to determine the type and quantity of pollutants the seals are accumulating and passing on to their pups. Rainer Lohmann, a professor at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, is collaborating with a researcher at the Southwest Fisheries Science […]

Piste suspendate pentru biciclisti: Proiectul impresionant care va revolutiona transportul pe doua roti

Piste suspendate pentru biciclisti: Proiectul impresionant care va revolutiona transportul pe doua roti

    Unul dintre cei mai cunoscuti arhitecti din lume a anuntat planurile pentru o retea impresionanta de piste pentru biciclisti ce vor fi suspendate deasupra strazilor uneia dintre marile capitale ale lumii. Skycycle este o retea de aproximativ 217 kilometri (135 mile) de drumuri ce vor fi construite deasupra unor cai ferate deja existente […]

Loss of large carnivores poses global conservation problem

Loss of large carnivores poses global conservation problem

In ecosystems around the world, the decline of large predators such as lions, dingoes, wolves, otters, and bears is changing the face of landscapes from the tropics to the Arctic — but an analysis of 31 carnivore species published today in the journal Science shows for the first time how threats such as habitat loss, […]

Ahoy! First ocean vesicles spotted

Ahoy! First ocean vesicles spotted

Marine cyanobacteria — tiny ocean plants that produce oxygen and make organic carbon using sunlight and CO2 — are primary engines of Earth’s biogeochemical and nutrient cycles. They nourish other organisms through the provision of oxygen and with their own body mass, which forms the base of the ocean food chain. Now scientists at MIT […]

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