A nonprofit group in Canada called the Oceaneos Marine Research Foundation is seeking approval to engage a practice called “ocean seeding,” where iron is inserted into the ocean as an effort to revive ecosystems that are “missing nutrients.”
The new 2018 budget proposed by the Trump administration includes budget cuts to environmental programs across the country, of up to $500 million, but in addition states will also be penalized financially for not meeting standards.
A common argument by the fossil fuel industry is that the use of coal and oil can help developing nations rise above poverty, but a new analysis finds that coal will increase global warming and negatively impact communities that are already suffering from poverty.
USA Today, College edition, put together a sample of some of the top universities in the nation for students interested in the field of Natural Resources and Conservation. The field is particularly important today, as the nation finds itself divided on how to best preserve its natural resources.
A number of states across the country are introducing legislation to make education on the environmental impacts of global warming and climate change optional in schools, and these laws are being considered in the guise of “academic freedom.”
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.