Climate Change Reducing Ocean’s Ability to Absorb Carbon Dioxide

July 14, 2011 by  
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Photo by Jaymi Heimbuch Warmer temperatures is impacting how the ocean is able to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere. While the ocean acts as a natural carbon sink, global climate change is slowing its ability to suck up CO2 in large swaths of the subtropical North Atlantic, University of Wisconsin-Madison assistant professor Galen McKinley has shown in a new study. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New Study Pinpoints 42 Key Conservation Areas for Saving Tigers

September 15, 2010 by  
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Photo via Jaymi Heimbuch It might seem like an obvious connection: figure out the key areas where tigers breed best and conserve those areas, rather than large swaths of general landscapes. Yet, it still isn’t being done. According to the authors of a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, only about one third of the roughly 3,200 tigers left in the wild are breeding females.

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Meet the Five Scariest Tree-Killing Machines (Video)

April 25, 2010 by  
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If trees could dream, these would give them nightmares In many places throughout the world, deforestation continues to be a problem –which is what makes seeing the latest in tree-killing machinery all the more troubling. Gone, it seems, are the days of hard-earned lumber, where felling a tree took sweat and grit

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What Do Ankle Bracelets, Cell Phones, And Cool Cars Have In Common?

April 25, 2010 by  
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GPS-enabled ankle tether used on parolees to reduce jail overcrowding. Image credit: CG Newspapers . California Air Resources Board (CARB) had proposed a so-called “Cool Cars” regulation mandating new vehicle windows block 33 percent more heat-producing rays from the sun by 2012 and achieve a 60% reduction by 2016.

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