Entries in environmental news (9)

Monday
Jun202016

World Sea Turtle Day, Marine News And The Extinction Of The Bramble Cay Melomy: 14th – 20th June 2016

This week we have news relating to climate change, World Sea Turtle Day, the stranding of pilot whales, a move forwards for the Sandpiper bird species and the discovery of coral reef bright spots so it is definitely worth having a read!

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Monday
Jun132016

World Oceans Day, Swedish Coal Sales, Light Pollution and a Climate Change Breakthrough: 7th – 13th June 2016

Well that’s another week that has been and gone and along with it came a whole host of environment news. This week we are looking at World Oceans Day, Swedish coal sales, a study related to the world’s light pollution and a climate change breakthrough in Iceland. Here’s your weekly Frontier environment news roundup:

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Wednesday
Apr302014

Zanzibar’s seaweed harvest under threat from climate change

Rising sea temperatures have caused huge losses in the small-scale farming practice which has been supporting the island’s women for 25 years, demonstrating the need for adaptation in small-scale farming globally.

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Wednesday
Mar052014

Climate Week 2014

Climate Week, which is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, is in full swing. Each year, an estimated half a million people attend 3,000 events throughout Britain for its biggest environmental occasion. Events are run by schools, businesses, charities and councils, among other organisations.

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Thursday
Nov142013

How shrimp farms are destroying ocean habitats

It’s no secret that shrimp has become a seafood favorite among many people, especially America who are the world’s largest shrimp consumers. In a recent study by the National Marine Fisheries Service, America’s consumption of shrimp has almost doubled since 1996.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

How You Can Help Save the Amazon Rainforest from Deforestation 

Within the 10 minutes it takes to read this article it has been estimated that a section of forest the size of two hundred football pitches would have been destroyed.

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Thursday
May022013

Waste not, want not - a new culture of food recycling

We are all aware, even if we don’t do it in practice, that it is hugely important to recycle the packaging and containers that our food and other products comes in, and there are many services in our local areas that provide this.

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Sunday
Sep302012

Science Club: Your Weekly Dose

Is your brain screaming out for the latest science news? Fear not, we're here to help. Check out this week's Science Club overview and simply click on any of the articles you just have to read more of...from the updated IUCN status of the pangolin to the latest theoriy on the evolution of gliding animals, it's all there waiting for you.

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Thursday
May242012

New ‘Map of Life’ will show location and range of every species on the planet.

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder aim to document biodiversity around the world with a new project dubbed the ‘Map of Life’.

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