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Ce efecte ar produce un razboi nuclear regional

Ce efecte ar produce un razboi nuclear regional

Chiar si un conflict nuclear relativ restrans, regional, ar avea efecte catastrofale asupra climei, declansand o racire la nivel global, afectand puternic stratul de ozon si provocand secete pe o perioada de peste 10 ani, conform unui nou studiu, informeaza LiveScience. Concluziile acestui studiu cheama la renuntarea la arsenalul nuclear de peste 17.000 de arme […]

Tarnaveni, bomba ecologica si bomba sociala. Cum a murit orasul Tarnaveni

Tarnaveni, bomba ecologica si bomba sociala. Cum a murit orasul Tarnaveni

Construita in jurul unui combinat care a ajuns praf si pulbere, comunitatea de la Tarnaveni traieste la limita saraciei, si intr-un pericol ecologic urias. Un pericol care ar putea fi insa si cheia salvarii orasului La 45 de km de Targu Mures, in Tarnaveni, Complexul Chimic care a stat la baza dezvoltarii orasului isi traieste […]

The first insects were not yet able to smell well: Odorant receptors evolved long after insects migrated from water to land

The first insects were not yet able to smell well: Odorant receptors evolved long after insects migrated from water to land

An insect’s sense of smell is vital to its survival. Only if it can trace even tiny amounts of odor molecules is it is able to find food sources or avoid enemies. According to scientists, many proteins involved in the highly sensitive odor perception of insects emerged rather late in the evolutionary process. Firebrat Thermobia […]

Бразильские экологи запускают приложение для снижения смертности животных на дорогах

Бразильские экологи запускают приложение для снижения смертности животных на дорогах

Согласно оценкам, только в Бразилии каждый год на дорогах гибнут 475 миллионов животных, сбитых проезжающим транспортом – это около 15 животных в секунду. Из них усмиряющее большинство (390 млн.) составляют мелкие животные, такие как лягушки и змеи, которые занимают важное место в пищевой цепочке крупных хищников, а еще имеют большое значение в борьбе с вредителями. […]

Sage grouse losing habitat to fire as endangered species decision looms

Sage grouse losing habitat to fire as endangered species decision looms

Wildfire is the predominant cause of habitat loss in the Great Basin. Reseeding burned land to stabilize soils has not restored sagebrush habitat for the endangered greater sage grouse, according to a report. The US Fish and Wildlife Service is considering protecting the grouse under the Endangered Species act, which could affect the management of […]

Ramnicu Valcea: In perioada 7-29 aprilie, concursul „Impreuna pentru un oras mai curat”

Ramnicu Valcea: In perioada 7-29 aprilie, concursul „Impreuna pentru un oras mai curat”

Din aceasta saptamana, in municipiul  se desfasoara o noua editie a concursului „Impreuna pentru un oras mai curat”. Scopul concursului, asa cum a fost trasat in regulamentul aprobat prin HCL nr. 75/2013, este acela de imbunatatire a aspectului urbanistic al municipiului si a conditiilor de habitat, el adresandu-se tuturor asociatiilor de proprietari din Ramnic care […]

Sibiul va avea o „Calea verde spre o dezvoltare durabila” din bani norvegieni

Sibiul va avea o „Calea verde spre o dezvoltare durabila” din bani norvegieni

Municipiul Sibiu va primi 840 600 de euro nerambursabili pentru dezvoltarea proiectului „Calea verde spre o dezvoltare durabila”. Banii sunt alocati prin Mecanismul Financiar SEE 2009-2014 – EAA Grants Islanda, Lichtenstein, Norvegia. Concret, o parte din bani vor fi folositi in Sibiu pentru instalarea pe sub pamant a unor tubulaturi, in lungime totala de 10 […]

Tracking sperm whales’ ecology through stomach contents

Tracking sperm whales’ ecology through stomach contents

While studying pygmy and dwarf sperm whales, a researcher involved in a new project stated that ‘understanding what resources support populations of these incredibly rare animals is important to conservation. If there are changes in the environment or their prey, we can now hope to better anticipate the potential impacts. There had been quite a […]

Африканские страны возобновляют работу по защите горных горилл

Африканские страны возобновляют работу по защите горных горилл

Три африканские страны, на территории которых обитают горные гориллы, на днях договорились о принятии новых мер по сохранению находящихся под угрозой исчезновения животных. Должностные лица Национальных парков Руанды, Уганды и Демократической Республики Конго (ДРК) возобновили совместную деятельность по обороне мест обитания горных горилл, а еще признали важность привлечения туристов для посещения горилл в их натуральной […]

Don’t move a mussel (or a clam, or a snail)

Don’t move a mussel (or a clam, or a snail)

Anyone that has spent time at a seaside pier has witnessed the destruction barnacles wreak on boat hulls. But biofouling animals are not limited to marine environments. A new paper estimates that the global management of freshwater mussels, clams, and other clinging animals costs $277 million US dollars annually.   Quagga mussel. Credit: USDA Biofoulers […]

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