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- A Cheese Rennet à la Sourdough Starterby Gurkan Yeniceri on August 1, 2021 at 11:45 pm
This recipe originates from the Turkish nomad people who live on mountains and travel with their animals. They are called Yörük, and their cheese technology is outstanding. They are totally […]
- Eastern Walkabout – Plants in the City – Still in Istanbulby Paul Alfrey on July 31, 2021 at 2:00 am
I’ve not managed to leave Istanbul yet, still really enjoying the city and the seemingly never-ending spectacles there are to discover here. Although with temperatures creeping up to mid 30’s […]
- Canada Makes a Move to Conserve Wetlands and Store Carbonby Stephanie Wood, The Narwhal on July 30, 2021 at 8:00 am
Klassen doesn’t see those things today when she looks around her farm in southern Manitoba, two hours southwest of Winnipeg. Wetlands in the area have been drained and trees have been chopped down […]
- A Native-led Initiative Seeks to Spur an Agricultural Revolution in Rural Alaskaby Max Graham, High Country News on July 29, 2021 at 8:00 am
Calypso reminded Burk, 38, who is Denaakk’e and Lower Tanana Athabascan from the villages of Nenana and Manley Hot Springs, of her family’s traditional fish camp in the Alaskan Interior, where […]
- Dead, shrivelled frogs are turning up across eastern Australia. What's going on?on July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Over the past few weeks, we've received a flurry of emails from concerned people who've seen sick and dead frogs across eastern Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
- Sexy secret life of basking sharks uncovered in Hebrideson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Fin-to-fin synchronised swimming, thought likely to be part of courtship, has been seen in groups of basking sharks for the first time. Video cameras attached temporarily to the sharks gave […]
- Marine and coastal leaders call for national strategy to protect oceanson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The 15th National Coast to Coast Conference delegates have called for the Australian Government to adopt a National Sustainable Oceans and Coasts Strategy.
- UNESCO awards Gabon's Ivindo park World Heritage statuson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Gabon's Ivindo National Park was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Wednesday in recognition of the nation's success in defending biodiversity and challenging climate change.
- Indigenous food systems game-changer, UN toldon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Chairperson of North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) and Coordinator of The Indigenous Partnership (TIP), Phrang Roy, on Wednesday, along with others, represented the indigenous […]
- Urbanism "is one of the best tools we have" in the fight against climate changeon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The shift to remote working from suburbs and the countryside due to the Covid-19 pandemic could lead to a huge rise in carbon emissions, according to Taylor Francis of decarbonisation platform […]
- Bees As Seedson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
For centuries human beings have found in bees the representation of positive values. Symbol of industriousness, ingenuity and generosity, in recent years, bees have become increasingly alarming […]
- For species in the red, IUCN's new Green Status signals conservation winson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The California condor has been teetering on the brink of extinction for decades. When the species was first assessed in 1994 for the IUCN Red List, the global authority on the conservation statuses […]
- Climate change melts Mt Kilimanjaroon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
In East Africa, the snows that normally blanket Mt Kilimanjaro throughout the year are rapidly disappearing. For people and wildlife living near Africa's tallest mountain, that's causing a host of […]
- Turkey's TIKA helps protect wildlife in Peruon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) has pledged to help protect biodiversity in Peru. TIKA supported the construction of a veterinary clinic in Iquitos to treat […]
- Soil tested for hidden contaminants in community gardenson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
This year saw many people rediscovering an interest in gardening, digging in the dirt and maybe even harvesting vegetables from a garden plot. But around the Puget Sound, not all garden soils are […]
- UK already undergoing disruptive climate changeon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The UK is already undergoing disruptive climate change with increased rainfall, sunshine and temperatures, according to scientists. The year 2020 was the third warmest, fifth wettest and eighth […]
- Citizen scientists capture spectacular footage of endangered southern right whales off NSW coaston July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Citizen scientists have captured spectacular footage of southern right whales and their calves swimming off the south coast of New South Wales.
- Creative projects aim to tell climate change storyon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Creative and artistic projects are being announced with the aim of engaging the public about the changes people will have to make to address climate change.
- The 'nest custodians' protecting a toddler-sized birdon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
They're working to protect the Southern ground hornbill, and the bird's cultural significance, for future generations. It was a dusty afternoon at the end of a long dry season, and Zimbabwean […]
- Nature-based solutions in action: Lessons from the frontline - Harnessing nature to address the triple emergency of poverty, climate change and biodiversity losson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The world is facing a triple emergency of climate change, nature loss, and rising poverty and inequality. These interdependent emergencies do not just represent three pressing challenges to humanity; […]
- Food systems transformation a 'silver lining' in COVID crisis: UN deputy chiefon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
More than 500 delegates from 108 countries attended in-person, while thousands more joined virtually. Participants included government officials, smallholder farmers, producers, indigenous people, […]
- How the Chesapeake Bay Region Is a Public-Private Conservation Success Storyon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Many would agree that climate change is the most prominent problem we face today, and that we probably ever faced as a species. To win this battle, more than 120 countries have committed to achieve […]
- 'Climate change has become real': extreme weather sinks prime US tourism siteon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
At Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border, the water line has dropped to a historic low, taking a heavy toll on the local industry. Chaos erupted at Bill West's business in Page, Arizona, last week […]
- Caffeine may help bumblebees pollinate more effectively, study showson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The caffeine in the morning coffee that primes many humans for the day appears to inject bumblebees with a similar dose of purpose, helping them pollinate more effectively, a study has found.
- Geologists take Earth's inner temperature using erupted sea glasson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
If the Earth's oceans were drained completely, they would reveal a massive chain of undersea volcanoes snaking around the planet. This sprawling ocean ridge system is a product of overturning […]
- Weird, noodle-shaped amphibians known as caecilians found in South Florida canalon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
Caecilians have arrived in Miami. Florida Fish and Wildlife biologists captured one of the obscure legless amphibians in the Tamiami canal, the first example of an introduced caecilian in the U.S.
- Measuring conservation in a way that countson July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
A new study raises questions on whether current conservation science and policy for protected areas could be saving more biodiversity-with political and economic expediency often having taken […]
- New research helps explain diversity of life and paradox of sexon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
There are huge differences in species numbers among the major branches of the tree of life. Some groups of organisms have many species, while others have few. For example, animals, plants and fungi […]
- What you need to know about the invasive spotted lanternfly spreading across the eastern U.S.on July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
The spotted lanternfly was first detected in Pennsylvania in 2014 and has since spread to 26 counties in that state and at least six other eastern states. It's moving into southern New England, Ohio […]
- UNEP Says A Global Agreement is Needed to Address Plastic Pollutionon July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
This month is Plastic Free July which is celebrated across the globe. It encourages millions of people to be part of the solution to the single-use plastic waste problem at home, work, school, and […]