Top 10 Business Ideas in the Renewable Energy...
on July 1, 2019 at 5:13 pm
We present some business ideas for those of you who think that the future is greener than the present- we can think of some who don't ---. The advice is general and does not apply exclusively to any one nation.
We cannot push population growth under the carpet
on April 29, 2019 at 2:30 pm
We use the tiger (this is a prime Siberian example) to show up our failure to conserve wild species, but while we monopolise all the food that animals require, we could remember that it is not only their conservation we urgently need to cover. It is also our own indulgences.
Barbary macaques : threatened and unique.
on December 5, 2018 at 12:00 am
How can you describe the threats existing to species, both large and small? Using the highly-threatened primates, we can perhaps see how they have contrived to exist until the current time. Then we can better understand just how we can prevent factors simply wiping them from the face of the earth, […]
Butterflies just love ants ---.
on September 12, 2018 at 1:31 pm
What does that blue butterfly do when you are not watching. We still have to discover exactly how the Eurasian large blue exploits Myrmica ants, but many of its relatives are either cuckoos (eg. (Phengaris alcon), or outright predators like the AustralasianLiphyra brassolis larvae ,eating the […]
First known manta ray nursery in Florida and new...
on June 20, 2018 at 8:35 am
For several years, excitement has been building over the Atlantic presence of Manta birostris and Manta cf birostris/ this is the classification system trying to tell us of a potential new species that is related to genus Manta. Little progress has been made on this W. Atlantic species of […]
The future of the sea? How the ocean economy can...
on June 1, 2018 at 12:10 pm
Ocean plastic pollution could triple in a decade without action by the ocean economy. TOMRA CEO Stefan Ranstrand responds to the UK Government’s Foresight Future of the Sea report and explains how container deposit schemes and sensor-based recycling sorting could provide a solution.
Models and mimics are marvels in SE Asia
on May 2, 2018 at 7:50 am
Look at those modified wings and the bee antennae. But this is no stinger or biter. It’s a clearwing moth, and you can find similar species near your own location worldwide. It’s all about the mimic, and its model- in this case a generalised stingless bee. Trouble is, you won’t […]
Bowhead whales rock- all winter long.
on April 4, 2018 at 8:39 am
There is a songster we have missed. He sings far beneath the ice in the dark of a polar winter, so maybe it’s about time we listened to the incredible songs that this whale concocts every winter, every month and possibly each day!
How Climate Change Affects Extreme Weather in the...
on December 19, 2017 at 11:15 am
You can deny climate change as much as you like. The evidence contradicts you. Any logical study takes account of scientific data which can be reproduced. That is the difference between media reports and the global warming reality. Here we have an up-to-date report on the state of one nation, with […]
Too late for the extinct or critically-endangered...
on December 8, 2017 at 12:30 pm
IUCN must be listened to, unless you are one of those who disregards any science on the grounds that it could be fake. Acting is the opposite to disinterest, but what can we do to counter the actions of great industries or the governments of large populations of people? The answer seems bland, but […]