11 Sep '11, 6pm

Loving the tapir: pioneering conservation for South America's biggest animal ~ ~ #Eco #wildlife #animals #amazon

Loving the tapir: pioneering conservation for South America's biggest animal ~ ~ #Eco #wildlife #animals #amazon

Cameratraps take global snapshot of declining tropical mammals (08/17/2011) A groundbreaking cameratrap study has mapped the abundance, or lack thereof, of tropical mammal populations across seven countries in some of the world's most important rainforests. Undertaken by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM), the study found that habitat loss was having a critical impact on mammals. The study, which documented 105 mammals (nearly 2 percent of the world's known mammals) on three continents, also confirmed that mammals fared far better—both in diversity and abundance—in areas with continuous forest versus areas that had been degraded. Decline in top predators and megafauna 'humankind’s most pervasive influence on nature' (07/14/2011) Worldwide wolf populations have dropped around 99 percent from historic populations. Lion populations have fallen from ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0911-hance_medici_interview...

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Book Review - The UNTIED States of America #green

thegoodhuman.com 10 Sep '11, 5pm

I just finished this book this weekend, and well, I was impressed. The writing style was completely foreign to me, as the ...

The largest outdoor green wall in North America: via @grist

The largest outdoor green wall in North America...

grist.org 12 Sep '11, 1pm

Why just have a green roof when you can have a green wall? This 3,000-square-foot wall, which fronts a public library in a...

Logged rainforests are a cheap conservation option via @mongabay

Logged rainforests are a cheap conservation opt...

news.mongabay.com 14 Sep '11, 1am

Scientists call upon Indonesia to recognize value of secondary forests (11/18/2010) A group of scientists have called upon...

A Shrub Back From Oblivion and in Need of Care:...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Sep '11, 11pm

Shelley Estelle, Presidio Trust The Franciscan manzanita, which is said to be thriving in its new, undisclosed spot at the...