The giant tortoise lived for more than a century, carrying genes linked to a robust immune system, efficient DNA repair and resistance to cancer. Source: Seeking Clues to Longevity in Lonesome George’s Genes – The […]
https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/11/03/tahoe-trek-a-gorgeous-snowshoe-romp-through-squaw-valley/Squaw Valley’s head-rush inducing steeps, moguls and cliffs have long been famous as a black-diamond dream, but down below the slopes, you’ll find an abundance of flat, wide trails. Strapping on a pair of snowshoes, […]
http://feeds.bizjournals.com/~r/bizj_houston/~3/rUzex4RaqVA/houston-energy-cos-announced-or-planned-more-than.htmlIt’s been a big week for energy deals in Houston. Since Oct. 28, three multibillion-dollar deals to acquire Houston-based energy companies have been announced. Additionally, at least three Houston-based companies have announced deals or plans […]
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/03/stop-biodiversity-loss-or-we-could-face-our-own-extinction-warns-unThe world has two years to secure a deal for nature to halt a ‘silent killer’ as dangerous as climate change, says biodiversity chief The world must thrash out a new deal for nature in […]
http://www.washingtonnature.org/fieldnotes/initiative-1631-one-big-leap-on-climate-changeBy Mike Stevens, Washington state director Lauren Miheli delivers signatures for I-1631 to the Secretary of State’s Office in Olympia on July 2. © Nikolaj Lasbo / TNC They say the journey of a thousand […]
https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/11/02/supreme-court-wont-stop-climate-change-lawsuit/By Robert Barnes and Brady Dennis | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court Friday night refused to halt a novel lawsuit filed by young Americans that attempts to force the federal government to take […]
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/californias-underwater-forests-are-being-eaten-by-the-cockroaches-of-the-ocean/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_environmentVisit The Seattle Times. When climate change helped trigger a 60-fold explosion of purple urchins off Northern California’s coast, the urchins went on a feeding frenzy, devouring sugar kelp, a source of the sweetener mannitol. […]
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/starkist-guilty-price-fixing_us_5bc9a3c6e4b055bc947f6d3cProsecutors allege that the industry’s top three companies conspired between 2010 and 2013 to keep prices artificially high.
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/westmoreland-coal-bankruptcy_us_5bbd9907e4b01470d056cd3dWestmoreland Coal Co. is the fourth major U.S. coal company to file for bankruptcy in the past three years.
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/app-saving-thousands-snakes-and-humans-india-180970467/The Big Four Mapping Project’s conservation tool helps prevent snakebites and the killing of common venomous species Original Title: This App Is Saving Thousands of Snakes (and Humans) in India Full Text of the Original […]