Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Pollution and Honeybees

Monday, October 7th, 2013
bees, honeybees, pollution, sulfur, diesel, exhaust, emission, floral, odors, scents, southampton

Diesel exhaust can throw honeybees off scent.

Mercury Levels in Arctic Foxes

Thursday, May 9th, 2013
foxes, arctic, mercury, pollution, food web, seals, sea birds

By Molly Michelson It seems Jeremy Piven isn’t alone in suffering from high levels of mercury. Researchers publishing in PLoS One this week have determined that certain populations of arctic foxes are suffering, too. Arctic foxes on a Russian island called Mednyi in the northern Pacific have seen their population crash tremendously since the 1970s. […]

Happy Earth Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
earth day, environment, pollution, great lakes, marine, ocean, rivers, colorado, drought, trees, climate change, ecology, evolution, energy, renewables, fossil fuels, solar, wind, power, flights

A few recent headlines to help you ponder and protect our planet.

Pollution: A New Ecotourism

Friday, August 31st, 2012
Andrew Blackwell

Environmentalist Andrew Blackwell had a quest to travel around the globe and enjoy the world’s most polluted places.

Sea Turtle Studies

Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Loggerhead_sea_turtle

Recent studies reveal threats to sea turtles and a manicure-inspired way to help them!

Ocean Noise Pollution

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
Noise

Marine animals, especially whales, are susceptible to noise in the ocean. Find out what one local group is doing to quiet it down.

Future of the Oceans

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
Waves_forming_at_beach

Academy researchers and biologists discuss the possible future of the world’s oceans.

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