Category Archives: Ecosystem

Dr. Glen Barry proposes a terrestrial ecosystem protection goal to sustain the biosphere and human well-being(link)

Planetary boundaries defines key thresholds in the Earth System’s ecological conditions that precede local or global ecosystem collapse and threaten human well-being. This observational study and literature review aggregate what is known regarding the quantity and quality of terrestrial ecosystems … 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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Ground Water is Also Responsible for Sea Level Rise

We use ground water for a lot purposes. Large-scale groundwater extraction for irrigation, drinking water or industry may result in an annual rise in sea levels of approximately 0.8 mm, accounting for about one-quarter of total annual sea-level rise (3.1 mm). According … Continue reading

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High Productivity Farms Could be Better for Environment than Organic Farms

Inspite all buzz for orhganic farms,new research finds that farms that aim for high food production using environmentally-friendly practices could be better for the environment than both organic and conventional farms. A new study, led by Oxford University scientists    found that … Continue reading

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