Tag: biodiversity

Dr. Julian Bayliss: The Lost Forest of Mount Mabu

Dr. Julian Bayliss: The Lost Forest of Mount Mabu

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 16, 2019

People say that there’s nothing left to discover in this world, but there are new species to be discovered – lost worlds to be found. We concentrate so much on thinking about going into space, and yet on our doorstep, there are pockets of habitat that hardly anyone has been to. I was working on […]

Filterfloor: healthy animals, healthy soil, healthy environment! ( Dutch subt.)

Filterfloor: healthy animals, healthy soil, healthy environment! ( Dutch subt.)

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 10, 2019

Does your dairy farm have problems with emissions nutrient loss and high costs for environmental measures of slurry, do you want to get added value from feces and urine improve soil fertility and use your own minerals for fertilisation? Well filter floor brings an all-round solution to all your problems. It revolutionises your livestock business […]

GIEC :  corail et changement climatique // IPCC: coral and climate change

GIEC : corail et changement climatique // IPCC: coral and climate change

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 7, 2019

Je pense qu’il faut saluer l’énorme travail qui a été fait par les chercheurs pour analyser la littérature plus de 900 pages rédigées. Donc ça, c’est absolument fantastique. Ça donne réellement une analyse critique de la littérature. Ce rapport confirme ce qu’on savait déjà sur la sensibilité des récifs coralliens. Ce sont vraiment les écosystèmes […]

Riau Ecosystem Restoration : Helping the Community through Sustainable Farming

Riau Ecosystem Restoration : Helping the Community through Sustainable Farming

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 2, 2019

My name is Syahroji Hamid and I am a BIDARA community organizer responsible for helping the community at Sangar Village. Sangar Village has a lot of potential, particularly for farming, because there is still a lot of unused land here. At first, the local farmers here would clear the land for farming by burning it. […]

Good Environmental Practice on a Construction Site

Good Environmental Practice on a Construction Site

By Micah Moen 4 Comments September 19, 2019

[Intro] What we do on site is our environmental management plans which controls how we work on site. From there we will have environmental risk assessments and risk registers, looking at all the impacts we are going to have on the climate, that will be noise, dust, vibration. Moving onto environmental again is water pollution, […]

Biodiversity Informatics Training Curriculum: Ecological Niche Model Thresholding

Biodiversity Informatics Training Curriculum: Ecological Niche Model Thresholding

By Micah Moen 2 Comments September 17, 2019

Welcome to another installment of the biodiversity informatics training curriculum. This module treats thresholding ecological niche models. Essentially, this is a part of the process that doesn’t generally take place within the modeling algorithm, so this is a step in the process where ideally you as the user will interact directly with the model output, […]

Students explore Spain’s ecology (UCL)

Students explore Spain’s ecology (UCL)

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 17, 2019

[ Music ]>>The first half of the field course, we take the students around various habitats around the place where we’re staying. So they visit the beach, the beach habitat for example, where they do an experiment in estimating population sizes of beetles.>>I think my favourite part of the planned experiments was the beetles because […]

Whitney Coastal Ecology and Matanzas Biodiversity

Whitney Coastal Ecology and Matanzas Biodiversity

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 6, 2019

Whitney Laboratory is the perfect meeting place for ecology and technology, salt and freshwater, and now a unique blend of conservation and discovery. I’m Todd Osborne, I’m a biogeochemist. I’m Joe Ryan, an evolutionary biologist. These two new advancing researchers are tackling top scientific issues daily. “Oh, Hey Todd.” And this is their office. “Going […]

What will Drive Biodiversity Loss in the Americas by 2050?

What will Drive Biodiversity Loss in the Americas by 2050?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 4, 2019

Released in March 2018, the IPBES Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in the Americas underscores that rich biodiversity makes an immense contribution to the quality of life of people across the region, helping to reduce poverty, while strengthening economies and livelihoods. According to the IPBES report, under business-as-usual, climate change should be […]