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ecological impacts

Scientists highlight the necessity of improving the ecology of the Amazon

An international research team, including Lancaster University, have discovered what actions are required to improve the Amazon’s ecology. An international team of scientists from Brazil...
ocean conservation

The Bezos Earth Fund: Supporting marine conservation

The Bezos Earth Fund announced its first ocean conservation grant on 27 June 2022, to contribute towards supporting marine conservation. The Bezos Earth Fund (BEF)...
impacts of climate change

Refuting the negative impacts of climate change on bees

A research team from Simon Fraser University has investigated the negative impacts of climate change on bees and their populations. Rising temperatures negatively impact bee...
marine habitats

Scientists strengthen global efforts to manage vulnerable marine habitats

A research team from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology has standardised a method for strengthening global efforts to manage vulnerable marine habitats. Measuring...
community conservation

Encouraging community-based management of Japanese ecosystems

The perceptions of ecosystem services have been investigated to encourage community-based management and conservation. Cherry blossoms: Vital in gaining communal support in conservation Scientists at the...
Sensor network technology, ecosystem,

Sensor network technology: To predict changes in the forest ecosystem

A research team from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg has developed sensor network technology to predict changes in the forest ecosystem. Innovative sensor technology for harsh forest environments A...
wind farm sound pollution

Wind farm sound pollution could impact marine mammal behaviour

A new study has found that sound pollution caused by offshore wind farms could disrupt the normal behaviour of marine mammals. In the event that...
Species Movement

Predicting the movement of species with computer simulations

A collaborative team of researchers, including the University of Reading, have developed computer simulations to predict the movement of species. Scientists have observed that moths...
restoring peatlands

Restoring peatlands to protect wildlife and reduce fire risks

New research that focuses on Indonesia’s peatlands suggests the ecological benefits of restoring peatlands to conserve biodiversity. Peatlands are found in at least 175 countries...
Toxic Waste

Novel technology developed to identify toxic materials in water

A research team from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus (UBCO), has employed machine learning technology in order to identify toxic materials in...
Beech Forests

Europe’s beech forests threatened by climate change

A research team from, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), has discovered a drastic growth decline in Europe’s beech forests over recent decades. What are the...
Seagrass

‘Seed bags’ to be planted to restore seagrass meadows in UK

England’s largest seagrass meadows planting project, led by Natural England, will begin planting in the Solent this week. It is part of the 4-year (LIFE...
salt pollution in freshwater river

Tracking the effects of salt pollution in freshwater streams

Scientists at the University of Maryland have conducted a five-stage system to track the unhealthy progression of salt pollution in freshwater streams. The salt used...
Tropical Fish

Scientists develop novel model to predict tropical fish migration patterns

A research team from Hokkaido University has developed a model that can predict the tropical fish migration patterns of six different species, as sea...
biodiversity in rainforests

Protecting biodiversity in rainforests with global competition

BarcelonaTech (UPC) participates in the XPRIZE Rainforest international competition to help to protect the biodiversity in rainforests. BarcelonaTech (UCP), in collaboration with scientists from the...
Gorillas

Endangered mountain gorillas impacted by climate crisis

A new study published in Frontiers in Conservation Science has revealed that endangered mountain gorillas’ drinking frequency has increased as temperatures rise. The endangered mountain...
Relocation of agricultural land

Relocation of agricultural land could greatly reduce carbon emissions

Scientists design a map to display the potential relocation of agricultural land to maximise long-term environmental benefits without compromising food security. Scientists have constructed a...
Flooding

Human actions accelerate climate-driven flooding and droughts

A study of more than 2,000 streams and rivers around North America has uncovered that those altered by human activity are at greater risk...
showshoe hare

The density of snowshoe hares reveals information about forest ecosystems

Scientists utilise new camera trapping methods to reveal the density of snowshoe hares, and what that data reflects about other animal communities and the...
Ice Sheet

Delayed spread of Antarctic ice sheet revealed from 35 million years ago

A research team from the Alfred Wegner Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), discovered that the formation of the West Antarctic...

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