Category Archives: BIODIVERSITY

Poor Health and Loss of Biodiversity are Slowing Down Economies in Tropics

Per Capita incomes of Tropical countries  could be more than double if they managed to reduce their health burden from vector-borne and parasitic diseases to that of  temperate countries. Scientistss from Harvard Medical School and Princeton University in the United States … Continue reading

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Good News:Coral Found A Way to Survive

Coral reefs are under stress around the world often due to climate change issues. Researchers have uncovered a pattern of gene activity that enables some corals to survive in higher temperatures. Some of the Acropora hyacinthus corals in the back … Continue reading

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Gravity Influences Life Form

Gravitational biology Gravitational biology is the study of the effects gravity has on living organisms. Throughout the history of the Earth life has evolved to survive changing conditions, such as changes in the climate and habitat. The only constant factor … Continue reading

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Ley Farming or Alternate Husbandry:An Ecofriendly System

Ley farming is an agricultural system where the field is alternately seeded for grain and left fallow. Another name for the method is “alternate husbandry”. In ley farming, the field is alternately used for grain or other cash crops for … Continue reading

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Tigers on the “Verge of Extinction”(link)

The world’s tiger population is declining fast despite efforts to save them, and new strategies are urgently needed to keep the species from dying out, international wildlife experts said on Tuesday at a 13-nation Tiger conference held in Kathmandu. Read … Continue reading

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Valuable Rainforest Services

From wetlands to coral reefs, the Earth’s diverse ecosystems support and regulate many of the planet’s most critical natural processes. They also contribute important cultural, social, and economic benefits to human communities. These contributions, known more broadly as “ecosystem services,” … Continue reading

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