More than 32 species of amphibians in danger of extinction are being held in captivity to protect them against the Chytrid fungus. Read more here. Picture from Wikipedia. … [Read more...] about Panama Zoo Collects Endangered Frogs
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The annual media portrayal of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica has become a predictable event. Read more here. … [Read more...] about How Many Times Can Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapse?
Steve McIntyre finds it hard to believe that the British Antarctic Survey would permit the deletion of relevant files for two recent publications or that there aren't any backups for the deleted data on institutional servers. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Unfortunately we have Deleted All the Files
THE US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday issued its much anticipated 'Endangerment Finding' which makes six gases -- carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulfur hexafluoride -- officially … [Read more...] about Obama Begins Regulation of Carbon Dioxide
Australian Antarctic Division glaciology program head Ian Allison said sea ice losses in west Antarctica over the past 30 years had been more than offset by increases in the Ross Sea region, just one sector of east Antarctica. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Politician Says Antarctica Melting, But
WHILE it may be true to say that "We are all environmentalists now", the great majority of Australians have little or no say in the environmental policies being put to governments – federal, state or local. These policies are almost exclusively the … [Read more...] about Defining the Greens (Part 2)