What the science says about a new report that warns of a ‘disaster’ for coral reef ecosystems

A new study says coral reefs worldwide could be “devastated” by climate change, but the effects could be much worse than previously thought.The study was conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Watch program, which collects data on coral reef health and activity, and has been criticized for relying on outdated, biased […]

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How to protect the environment, the environment’s most important protection

Finland’s environment minister says the country’s environmental protection legislation has a “moral obligation” to protect people and nature.Finland was one of three nations with national laws that limited or prohibited land use and property rights, but a recent study found that the majority of them were “non-binding” and “simply not enforceable.”The country’s environment ministry, however, […]

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When you get a chance to look into the eyes of an eagle, what you see is a human face – and that’s not a good look for your future

When a bird can fly at more than 150mph, it can be a formidable opponent.When it comes to protecting birds, we all have a responsibility to look after our own and that includes protecting our own eyes.It’s the same with wildlife.When we look at a picture of an owl, or a koala, we can’t help […]

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How to help a woman’s unborn child in Minnesota

Fertility clinics across the country have been struggling to find a solution to the growing problem of women being unable to conceive due to ovarian cancer.This week, Wisconsin became the first state to ban the procedure and several other states have passed similar measures.Wisconsin’s new law would require clinics to report to the Department of […]

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When it comes to protecting endangered species, the world needs to do more to protect endangered species

A group of scientists, led by Nobel Laureate and environmental lawyer Sir David Attenborough, has called on world leaders to use their influence to support an international treaty to protect threatened species from illegal hunting and the threat of extinction.The report, titled Species at Risk, was published on Monday (18 October) in the Proceedings of […]

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How to Get a PhD in Environmental Protection

Students studying environmental protection can be a lot like other students: a mix of ambitious and self-interested, with plenty of opportunities to make a lot of money and achieve some level of status.If you’re interested in pursuing a degree in environmental protection and are able to put in the time and work, the odds are […]

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How to Survive the Next Big Snowstorm

By Dan TaitPublished Feb 04, 2018 03:03:18The National Weather Service in Atlanta has issued a Snowstorm Warning for parts of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Virginia and Louisiana.Snow and ice are forecast to build in parts of the Carolinas and the Southeast and to move to the Northeast.The warning comes after a […]

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