Biodiversity

The blood count of Japanese macaques was likely impacted by the 2011 Fukushima disaster, a new study suggests. Photo credit: SITS Girls/Flickr Creative Commons

| July 24, 2014
Japanese researchers compared monkeys in different areas and noticed considerable differences...
To the disappointment of Texas officials and the pleasure of environmental advocates, the EPA denied a request to use a dangerous pesticide on Texas cotton fields.
An open source beehive. Photo credit: Colorado top bar hive

| July 23, 2014
Individuals can be part of the solution—and the fun—by keeping bees themselves. To construct the hives...
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| July 21, 2014
In a landmark decision last week, the federal government approved seismic exploration for...
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| July 19, 2014
‘Earth Focus' visits Montana and Wyoming to ask biologists, bow hunters and more...
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| July 18, 2014
PETA asks consumers to stop wearing wool as a result of its shocking findings...
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| July 18, 2014
Palm oil has one of the largest environmentally destructive...
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| July 15, 2014
You work for what you have. I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home....
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Where we have public spaces, either in buildings or in parks and other open space—these are places that we don't want the sale or distribution of plastic water bottles...
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| July 14, 2014
The latest episode of ‘Earth Focus' explores the rapid death of bees their impact on our agriculture and economy...
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| July 11, 2014
A recent study establishes an additional indirect link between neonicotinoid use and insect-eating birds. ...
Photo credit: Richard Hermann

The mighty Pacific bluefin tuna is in a world of trouble, caught up in a trans-Pacific political battle over who's to blame for driving the population to the brink...

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