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Humans altering Adriatic ecosystems more than nature, study shows

Humans altering Adriatic ecosystems more than nature, study shows

These shellfish species from the northern Adriatic Sea were also found in sediments, providing a record of mollusks that thrived in the region 125,000 years ago. Credit: Photo courtesy of Paolo Ferrieri and Daniele Scarponi, University of Bologna The ecosystems of the Adriatic Sea have weathered natural climate shifts for 125,000 years, but humans could […]

Au innegrit Jiul cu suspensii de carbune, iar acum incearca sa scape de sanctiune

Au innegrit Jiul cu suspensii de carbune, iar acum incearca sa scape de sanctiune

Doar o amenda de 35.000 de lei i-a convins pe cei de la societatea care lucreaza pe iazurile de decantare din zona Preparatiei Coroiesti sa nu mai polueze apele cu suspensii de carbune. Chiar si asa, insa, cei de la LCC Compania Carbunelui SRL Resita incearca in instanta sa scape de amenda aplicata de cei […]

Угроза от токсичного облака над северной Испанией миновала: жителям разрешили выходить на улицу

Угроза от токсичного облака над северной Испанией миновала: жителям разрешили выходить на улицу

Жители двух городов в северо-восточной провинции Каталонии, Испания, на днях оказались по собственной воле заложниками в своих домах с закрытыми окнами и дверьми, из-за угрозы их здоровью, которое представляло собой повисшее в воздухе огромное оранжевое облако из токсичных газов. Согласно последним сообщениям Associated Press, в реальное время местные власти частично сняли запреты, разрешив людям ненадолго […]

Crocodiles rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: Seven crocodile species found in single 13-million-year-old bone bed

Crocodiles rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: Seven crocodile species found in single 13-million-year-old bone bed

This model is a life reconstruction of the head of Gnatusuchus pebasensis, a 13-million-year-old, short-faced crocodile with globular teeth that was thought to use its snout to «shovel» mud bottoms, digging for clams and other mollusks. Model by Kevin Montalbбn-Rivera. Credit: Copyright Aldo Benites-Palomino Thirteen million years ago, as many as seven different species of […]

Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find

Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find

David Manning, a University of Georgia doctoral student, and John Kominoski, a former UGA postdoctoral researcher who is now an assistant professor at Florida International University, perform maintenance on the pump used to add nutrients to one of the streams in their experiment. Credit: Jon Benstead/University of Alabama An important food resource has been disappearing […]

Poluare pe Dunare, in Portul Drobeta Turnu Severin. Suprafata afectata este de aproximativ un kilometru si jumatate

Poluare pe Dunare, in Portul Drobeta Turnu Severin. Suprafata afectata este de aproximativ un kilometru si jumatate

Dunarea a fost poluata, luni dimineata, in zona Portului Drobeta Turnu Severin, unde sunt irizatii de petrol pe o suprafata de aproximativ un kilometru si jumatate, angajatii Garzii de Mediu Mehedinti spunand ca au inceput o ancheta pentru a depista sursa poluarii, care este inca necunoscuta, informeaza Mediafax. Poluarea a fost depistata de angajatii Sistemului […]

Полезные свойства мелиссы. Чай из мелиссы.

Полезные свойства мелиссы. Чай из мелиссы.

Мелисса уникальное в своем роде растение. Существует много сортов мелиссы, но ценность представляет лишь лекарственная. О пользе мелиссы упоминали еще древние греки, даже Платон и Сократ находил в своих писаниях место для полезных свойств мелисы. Они писали, что мелисса бодрит ум и тело, дарует крепкий спокойный сон, физическую та духовную силу, успокаивает нервы, обостряет аппетит, […]

Lake Tahoe research provides new insights on global change

Lake Tahoe research provides new insights on global change

A view of Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay and iconic blue water. Credit: Brant Allen/UC Davis, Tahoe Environmental Research Center. A Scripps Institution of Oceanography-led study on how natural and human-made sources of nitrogen are recycled through the Lake Tahoe ecosystem provides new information on how global change may affect the iconic blue lake. «High-elevation lakes, […]

Conservation organizations need to keep up with nature, experts say

Conservation organizations need to keep up with nature, experts say

Little Nutton Hook, the conservation project by Scenic Hudson that was featured in the paper by Paul Armsworth, University of Tennessee associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology. Credit: Robert Rodriquez Jr. Nature is on the move. As the impacts of climate change reveal themselves, species and ecosystems are moving in response. This poses a […]

Accident ecologic pe Dunare: O barja cu 900 de tone de ingrasamant s-a scufundat la intrarea fluviului in tara

Accident ecologic pe Dunare: O barja cu 900 de tone de ingrasamant s-a scufundat la intrarea fluviului in tara

O barja incarcata cu aproximativ 900 de tone de substanta de tip ingrasamant NPK, utilizat in agricultura, s-a scufundat miercuri, la intrarea Dunarii in tara. UPDATE 19.28: Vicepremierul GABRIEL OPREA a ordonat Centrului Operational de Comanda al Guvernului si Platformei de Coordonare Operationala sa verifice prin structurile proprii si ministerele de linie gradul de risc […]

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