It may not be the sole cause of US urban rats’ rising numbers, but climate change’s growing heat is probably implicated.
In this video Paul Andersen explains how population ecology studies the density, distribution, size, sex ration, and age structure of populations.
Here are some natural alternatives to RoundUp that may give you a similar end-result, even if they do it in different ways.
Coastal communities across the United States are experiencing tangible impacts of climate change as sea level rise worsens.
A case study in natural capital.
On paper, nations are protecting their wilderness areas. In practice, most protected areas lack effective policing. Nature is not safe, even in reserves.
The change is part of SFO’s plan to become a zero ‘waste-to-landfill’ facility by 2021
A brief deconstruction of the concept of minimalism.
Good farmers produce more than good food.
Here is the long-term forecast. Rain will become more torrential, flash floods more frequent. Very heavy rain is a simple response to global temperatures.
The world’s water supply is at risk.
The report documents the frequency and severity of heat waves, droughts, floods, wildfires, and the degradation of soils—and also projects that unless climate change trends are reversed.
Every single year, billions of animals, large and small, take on epic journeys via water, air and land
Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels, and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s rainfall.
Even in rich, air-conditioned America, people die in extreme heat. This US heat peril means more will die. Political decisions will decide how many more.
Forget organic agriculture: instead, go for growth, use less land and choose high-yield farms. They may be the best answer to the planet’s needs.