A team of UC Santa Barbara ecologists along with colleagues from Duke University and the University of Washington conducted new research that explores different perspectives on conservation combined with a number of case studies, pushing forward the idea of applying a systems approach to infectious disease ecology.
One of the most pronounced impacts of global warming and climate change is found in the earth’s oceans, with unique ecosystems falling apart, corals dying from dramatic bleaching, and the creatures dependent on those systems also are suffering.
Conservation groups including the NRDC, Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society International and International Fund for Animal Welfare petitioned to list giraffes as endangered to help protect their vulnerable populations.
In the era of the new presidential administration when protecting the environment has become less than a priority, grassroots organizations across the country are leading environmental activism and finding creative ways to counter destructive policies.
When the Oklahoma attorney general was appointed by President Donald Trump to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, his primary goal was to follow through with Trump’s campaign promises and reduce the size of the EPA as well as halt Barack Obama’s climate change policies.
A new study published in the journal Nature Communications has found that before the Industrial Evolution began facilitating the burning of fossil fuels, Earth’s climate had remained relatively stable for millions of years.
Understanding the positive regional, statewide and national benefits of investing in greener practices and energy efficiency is important if lawmaker wants to strike a balance between environmental protection and economic development.
Environmental leaders from the NRDC are fighting to preserve a marine monument established by Obama in September of 2016, that includes the protection of unique marine ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean.