"The island of Bonaire is somewhat of an anomaly in the Caribbean due to its remarkably preserved coral reefs."
Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species
"A Senate committee on Tuesday rejected a proposal by Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the panel's top Republican, to allow access to oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by drilling for it from outside the refuge."
The big migrations of hoofed, grass-eating animals may soon be a thing of the past.
"Lyme disease is moving its way into new parts of Canada but the government is not doing enough to track it or to teach doctors how to diagnose it, says a new report."
The town of Lexington, Mass., has a problem with beavers. A big problem.
By JAN KNIGHT
U.S. biotech coverage presents less risk than Canadian coverage, few popular views, preliminary study suggests
A recent study compares U.S. and Canadian public opinion of genetic technology and combines it with a preliminary study of the countries' biotech news coverage, finding that U.S. coverage focuses less on risks of genetic manipulation than Canadian coverage and fails to represent the wide range of public opinion on the topic.
"Hoover Dam generates some of the power that lights Las Vegas all night long. But there's something that's making that job a bit more difficult."
Beaver may redeem the West from false landscapes of fast-flowing streams with open banks. They may not only return the land to what it was, but conserve water.
"A pair of federal judges will decide which states in the Northern Rockies have enough gray wolves to allow public hunting, as the bitter debate over the region's wolves heads to courts in Wyoming and Montana."