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April 28, 2014
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NABU klagt gegen Offshore-Windpark Butendiek

Die letzte Chance, eine ökologische Katastrophe zu verhindern 28. April 2014 – Der NABU hat am 17. April nach Umweltschadensgesetz gegen den Bau des Offshore-Windparks Butendiek Klage beim Verwaltungsgericht Köln eingelegt. Grund für die Klage ist, dass der Umweltverband durch … Continue reading

March 21, 2014
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Whales, ships more common through Bering Strait

The Arctic is home to a growing number of whales and ships, and to populations of sub-Arctic whales that are expanding their territory into newly ice-free Arctic waters.

February 9, 2014
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Süßwasserinsekten: (V)erkanntes Potential für die Biodiversitätsforschung

Wie sich Vielfalt im Tier- und Pflanzenreich entwickelt, ist bislang nur unzureichend verstanden. In den Binnengewässern unseres Planeten leben überproportional viele Tierarten, sechs von zehn dieser Tiere sind Insekten. Deshalb haben Wissenschaftler des LOEWE Biodiversität und Klima Forschungszentrums (BiK-F) nun … Continue reading

September 25, 2013
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Invasion in the Desert: Why Some Plant Species are Survivors

Max Li’s research could inform policies to promote sustainable native environments and curb the invasion of alien plant species. Max Li, a University of Arizona doctoral student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is studying mechanisms that determine … Continue reading

May 26, 2013
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USGS Study Confirms U.S. Amphibian Populations Declining at Precipitous Rates

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The first-ever estimate of how fast frogs, toads and salamanders in the United States are disappearing from their habitats reveals they are vanishing at an alarming and rapid rate. According to the study released on May 22, … Continue reading

May 5, 2013
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Sea Turtles Benefiting From Protected Areas

Study Offers First Look at Green Sea Turtle Habitat Use in the Dry Tortugas DRY TORTUGAS, Fla. – Nesting green sea turtles are benefiting from marine protected areas by using habitats found within their boundaries, according to a U.S. Geological … Continue reading

January 10, 2013
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Invading Species Can Extinguish Native Plants Despite Recent Reports

TORONTO, ON – Ecologists at the University of Toronto and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found that, given time, invading exotic plants will likely eliminate native plants growing in the wild despite recent reports to … Continue reading