Nature

G7 Leaders Support New ‘Pact For Nature’ To Halve Carbon Emissions By 2030

Published on: 06/13/2021 – 06:58 On Sunday, G7 leaders will back new conservation and emissions targets to curb climate change and finalize collective action on several other fronts, as they conclude a three-day summit aimed at showcasing rekindled Western unity. The group of major economies, which has held its first …

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Curious Nature: The Perils of the Pika

Pikas are herbivores, which means they eat the grasses and wild flowers found in high mountains. Because they have few options for foraging during the colder months, they spend the summer and fall drying food for the winter.Rolf Kopfle / Daily Special I’m almost 11,500 feet, walking to our Front …

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Huge pig farm threatens nature – Nancy Lu Rosenheim | Letters to the Editor

I have lived between Steuben and Chicago for most of my life. As a 65-year-old woman, university professor and professional sculptor, I have finally started to realize my lifelong dream of restoring and converting our family’s century-old barn into my art studio. I was devastated when the Department of Natural …

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“Managing tourism and nature to stimulate both”, according to report

The research reports – led by the University of Exeter and funded by the UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund – identify ways to develop ‘positive synergies’ between the visitor economy and the protection and nature’s value in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Recommendations include creating local networks with “community buy-in” …

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Roll or Die: “Could an expensive exercise cult change my lazy nature?” | Australian way of life

I am trapped on a machine, alone, in the bedroom of an unknown mansion. Outside, yachts float on the glittering harbor. It’s dark inside, the lights are dimmed to appreciate the view from floor to ceiling. In the corner to my left, a fiddle leaf fig tree sits with glossy …

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Fullerton Arboretum hosts free online nature-related workshops

The Fullerton Arboretum offers free online workshops in June. Jie Tan will host “Explore Living Colors: The Ecology in Book Arts” on June 15th and 17th. In the workshop, participants will be able to create bookmarks, cards, collages, books and binding using leaves, flowers, paper and thread. In another workshop …

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EU needs legally binding targets to protect nature, say lawmakers

Flags of the European Union fly in front of the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium on May 5, 2021. REUTERS / Yves Herman / File Photo The European Union needs legally binding measures to protect nature and biodiversity, the European Parliament said on Wednesday, warning that previous …

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Springer Nature and LYRASIS announce open access sponsorship agreement for books

Atlanta | Heidelberg | London, 08 June 2021 Springer Nature has signed its first sponsorship agreement for open access books with LYRASIS, a US nonprofit association of libraries, archives and museums, starting in 2021. The agreement is expected to lead to the publication of new open access book titles. The …

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Mending the broken relationship with nature: tackling the link between biodiversity, ecosystems, health and climate change after COVID-19 – World

summary This guidance note highlights how human health is directly linked to the state of biodiversity and climate change in the Asia-Pacific region. Improving human health and mitigating future health disasters require simultaneously addressing these causal factors in an integrated manner. The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) is a zoonotic disease, transmitted …

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Time Running Out to Reach Deal to Save Natural World, Says UN Talks Chairman | Biodiversity

The world is running out of time to reach an ambitious deal to stem the destruction of the natural world, the negotiating co-chair of a crucial UN wildlife summit has warned, amid fears of a third delay in talks . Negotiators are due to meet in Kunming, China, in October …

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