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Conservation Science News December 6, 2013

December 6, 2013

Focus of the Week – Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please pass on my weekly news update that has been prepared for Point Blue Conservation Science […]

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Conservation Science News November 15, 2013

November 15, 2013

Focus of the Week – Drought in California; What Typhoon Haiyan Tells Us about Adaptation; Oyster Reefs Protect Shoreline in SF Bay 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please pass on my […]

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Conservation Science News November 8, 2013

November 8, 2013

Focus of the Week – Executive Order on Climate Adaptation; New UN Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Body 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please pass on my weekly news update that has […]

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Conservation Science News November 1, 2013

November 1, 2013

Focus of the Week – Slowdown in CO2 Emissions Rise- sign of permanent slowdown in rate of increase? 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please pass on my weekly news update that […]

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Fire: Can we manage it for birds and for nature’s health?

October 25, 2013

Fire: Can We Manage it for Birds and Nature’s Health? As another very active fire season winds down, the debate over how to live with fire in California rages on. Wildfires are often described as “catastrophic” and “devastating,” and this is true when human life and property are lost. But for many birds, other wildlife, […]

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Conservation Science News October 25, 2013


Focus of the Week –Agriculture, Climate Change and Carbon Markets 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please pass on my weekly news update that has been prepared for Point Blue Conservation Science […]

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Conservation Science News October 18, 2013

October 18, 2013

Focus of the Week – Geoengineering: IPCC and Perspectives 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please feel free to pass on my weekly news update that has been prepared for Point Blue […]

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Antarctica, Palomarin and the US Government Shutdown October 16, 2013

October 16, 2013

Adélie penguins. Photo by Viola Toniolo Grant Ballard, PhD, Point Blue‘s Chief Science Officer, recently presented on our collaborative Antarctic research at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Grant’s in-depth and highly-recommended briefing is available for viewing here. Tracking changes in Adélie penguins and the Ross Sea ecosystem since 1972, Point Blue is contributing to the […]

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Conservation Science News October 11, 2013

October 11, 2013

Highlight of the Week – Terrestrial Ecosystems at Risk, Increasing Water Scarcity (new Potsdam studies), and Earth’s Impending Tipping Point 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 5- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please feel free to pass on […]

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Conservation Science News October 4, 2013

October 4, 2013

Highlight of the Week 1-ECOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY, RELATED 2–CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS 3- POLICY 4- RESOURCES and REFERENCES 5- RENEWABLES, ENERGY AND RELATED 6–OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST  7–IMAGES OF THE WEEK ——————————– NOTE: Please feel free to pass on my weekly news update that has been prepared for Point Blue Conservation Science staff.  The information […]

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