News & Journals
|International Institute for Sustainable Development, Reporting Services (IISD RS), brings you the latest news, information and analysis from international environment and sustainable development negotiations. Biodiversity and Wildlife Page.|
|Sierra Club Magazine on line.|
|World News Network. Ecology News. Links to ecology news of the day.|
|Ecological Society of America. Publishes Ecology Journal, Ecological Applications,Ecological Monographs, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment and the The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.|
|Oryx - the International Journal of Conservation, a quarterly journal from Fauna & Flora International, publishes research on biodiversity conservation, conservation policy and sustainable use, and the interactions of these matters with social, economic and political issues. Current issue free on-line.|
|International Union for Conservation of Nature helps develop conservation science, manages field projects all over the world, and brings together players from different domains and sectors to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice. Biodiversity News.|
|When the Bamboo Nesting Ant senses excess water in its burrow it drinks up as much water as it can hold and then goes outside and pees, thereby preventing the burrow from flooding.|
Scientists don't even know how many total species live on the planet, estimates are from
5 million to 100 million total species, though only 2 million have been identified.
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Exxon CEO files suit to stop construction of a water tower to be built adjacent to his Texas ranch.
Chemicals should be tested for their global warming effect (radiative efficiency) before being placed into production.
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Cob Fireplace Inspiration...
New building-integrated photovoltaics or BIPVs blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials.
Currently the majority of wood stoves in use deliver only 40 to 50 percent of the energy potential of the wood. This is highly wasteful. But on a bright note, many of the prototype models entered into the Wood Stove Decathlon squeezed out more than 90 percent of the wood's energy potential and burn much cleaner than older stoves. One of the keys is complete combustion...
Sand, clay and hay. Mix it with your hands, your feet or a Bobcat. Sculpt in place.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
Ideas for your old maps.
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
explores the issues of climate change...
How Shrimping Has Destroyed Ecuador's Ecosystem
Following the trail of rhinoceros horn smugglers from South Africa to Southeast Asia.
In 2012, Texas landowners and environmental activists came together to organize resistance against a dangerous pipeline being built by a Canadian corporation to bring tar sands oil from Alberta Canada to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico.