A feed featuring ecology essays and alerts from Dr. Glen Barry committed to averting biosphere collapse and achieving global environmental sustainability through advocacy for biocentric policies.


20 February 2018. South Africa:Gupta Home in Cape Town Seems to Be Heavy On Water – AllAfrica: With members of the Gupta family on the run from the Hawks, their Constantia mansion appears to be abandoned. But it seems

20 February 2018. Drive against plastic pollution to gain momentum from India - the global host of World Environment Day 2018 – Economic Times: The World Environment Day (WED) 2018 will be celebrated across India, involving all states and Union Territories. A week-long environmental awareness campaign

20 February 2018. Go online and save the environment with your computers – Green Diary: There are some things you can do which can help to save the environment. You may be concerned for the environment, but

20 February 2018. Agritourism debate revived in Henniker and State House – Concord Monitor: In Henniker, the term “agritourism” has become fraught with tension.At least, that’s the way both sides feel about the long-running discussion in

20 February 2018. Experts examine North Korean puzzle at Princeton human rights conference – Asian Correspondent: NORTH Korea's Winter Olympics manoeuvres may have spawned talk of progress in the peninsula but experts are urging caution, saying reconciliation remains

20 February 2018. Cyclone Gita live updates: Air New Zealand flights cancelled, roads closed, schools shut – New Zealand Herald: Powerful swells, rain and gale force winds are expected to pound the country

20 February 2018. Former Tropical Cyclone Gita bringing 150km/h winds and huge seas – New Zealand Herald: What can you expect in your area from Gita today?

20 February 2018. Now you see us: how casting an eerie glow on fish can help count and conserve them – The Conversation: Much of the world's ocean is teeming with 'cryptic' fish species, which are small and hard to spot. But a new technique

20 February 2018. It’s in the Air: New Wind Power Technology Promises Serbian Energy Independence – Sputnik News: Predrag and Nenad Paunovic, inventors in Serbia’s third largest city Niš, claim that they have created a unique wind-power generator that simultaneously

20 February 2018. Power Division takes notice of deliberate delay in PPIB-AEDB merger – The Express Tribune: Seeks explan­ation from AEDB chief who is lobbyi­ng with senato­rs

20 February 2018. World’s first floating wind farm performing better than expected – Renew Economy: Hewing Scotland, the world's first floating wind farm, operating at a capacity factor of 65 per cent in first three months

20 February 2018. On Streetlights and Stereotypes: Selection Bias in the Climate-Conflict Literature – New Security Beat: This post is adapted from a similar article on the Resilience Compass.Scholarly attention to the links between climate change and conflict has

20 February 2018. Paradise on Tenterhooks – Inter Press Service: It was a shutdown that was emblematic of the instability plaguing the Maldives in recent months.On Feb. 8, Raajje TV, an opposition

20 February 2018. Students exhibit skills in science, arts exhibition – The News: MARDAN: An exhibition was arranged here at a school to create awareness among students about human life, living-style and culture and traditions

20 February 2018. A Cave in China Is Filled with Exotic Plants that Shouldn't Be There—But Researchers May Have Figured Out Why Mother Jones – Mother Jones: They may be the only surviving species after heavy deforestation

20 February 2018. Global Grazing Lands Increasingly Vulnerable To Changing Climate – Eurasia Review: Some 800 million people around the world depend on livestock that graze on natural vegetation for their livelihoods and food security. In

20 February 2018. Xenophon under fire at environment debate – SBS: Nick Xenophon was the target of criticism at a debate over the environment, while party leaders traded blows over renewable energy targets

20 February 2018. RE makes for 'happy workers' – reNEWS: Renewable Energy News, Information and Analysis from reNEWS

20 February 2018. Sustainable Packaging: The Next Recycling Trend And How To Profit From It – Seeking Alpha: Sustainable packaging adoption will be a driver of growth for certain companies, neutral for others, and a competitive disadvantage for some. We

20 February 2018. Animal overpasses on I-90 will grant safe passage to Washington wildlife – Kiro: From snow-covered mountains to northwest ocean waters, it's no secret that Washington is passionate about protecting all the wildlife in between

20 February 2018. David Zwick, a "Nader Raider" and clean water pioneer, dies – Star Tribune: David Zwick was a student at Harvard Law School in the early 1970s when he joined a group of promising attorneys working

20 February 2018. Gray whale safely returned to ocean after 3 days beached in Mexico – CBS News: Workers spent three days using pumps to keep the whale hydrated

20 February 2018. Northfield talk to cover local effects of climate change – The Recorder: A presentation on how climate change could affect the region will be held Thursday at the Dickinson Memorial Library.The Mount Grace Land

20 February 2018. 224 Million Hit by Malnutrition in Africa Due to Climate Change – teleSUR: The rise in malnutrition and food insecurity was related to climate changes and disasters like floods, droughts and crop failures, said the

20 February 2018. EA: Fracking threat to water quality – ENDS Report: Around 86 of river water bodies did not reach ‘good' ecological status in 2016, according to the EA which identifies fracking and

20 February 2018. Extension sought for plasticiser authorisation – ENDS Report: The owner of a Northern Ireland capacitor factory has applied for authorisation to continue using the reprotoxic plasticiser DBP while it seeks

20 February 2018. SA's only Aboriginal Boer War veteran finally gets a fitting memorial – Australian Broadcasting Corporation: William Westbury served in the Boer War, at Gallipoli and then on the Western Front, but it has taken decades for his

20 February 2018. Cyclone Gita: Wild weather prompts cancellation of Wellington flights – Stuff: Airline takes precaution of grounding planes as ex-Cyclone Gita lashes the North Island

20 February 2018. 'We'll be ready to step in' - Govt on stand-by as Cyclone Gita set to cause widespread disruption – TVNZ: Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi is urging Kiwis to be prepared

20 February 2018. LIVE: Brunt of Cyclone Gita approaching, Air NZ cancels majority of flights into Wellington and South Island for rest of day – TVNZ: A State of Emergency has been declared in Christchurch due to the ex-cyclone's impacts