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WCS.org : Wildlife Conservation Society

http://www.wcs.org/

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Association pour la sauvegarde de la biodiversité TENDUA a été créée en 2008, après un voyage en Inde où, en dépit de nombreux parcs nationaux, la faune sauvage et ses habitats sont menacés. Le constat est malheureusement planétaire : partout dans le monde, la biodiversité est en danger, sur terre et dans les mers. La 6e extinction majeure de biodiversité est en cours : en 150 ans l’homme a réussi à détruire son environnement comme il ne l’avait jamais fait auparavant. Les précédentes extinctions connues des scientifiques étaient le résultat d’un processus évolutionnaire ; or aujourd’hui, l’équilibre de la planète est menacé par les activités humaines. En août 2013, il a été estimé que l’humanité, par sa consommation effrénée, a dépassé la capacité de régénération de la Terre. Clean Coal Technology fact or fiction Many politicians are touting clean coal technology as a viable fuel source. There is a rising chorus of people from science, alternative energy businesses and industry who dispute these assertions. In the United States, we burn coal to make electricity. The emissions are waste from burning coal that have already had many negative consequences including: several kinds of local air pollution, air pollution drift, forest destruction by acid rain, mercury pollution of waters and the problematic disposal of toxic fly ash.

GBIF : Global Biodiversity Information Facility Try out the new GBIF portal! Why not try out the new GBIF portal at www.gbif.org, which has many more features and includes lots of information about the GBIF community, including great examples of data uses in research and interesting applications? The old GBIF data portal which you are viewing now will continue to be supported until we are satisfied it can be taken down without causing major inconvenience. Be aware that the content here is static and has not been updated since the launch of the new portal on 9 October 2013. If and when a date is confirmed for discontinuing the old data portal, we will post it here with plenty of prior notice.

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The Biodiversity Hotspots Page Content Life on Earth faces a crisis of historical and planetary proportions. Unsustainable consumption in many northern countries and crushing poverty in the tropics are destroying wild nature. The Lorax - Teaching Children Philosophy Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Summary AVITATS : sauvons les races rustiques menacées Sauvons les races rustiques menacées La transparence de la situation des maladies animales dans le monde Les Abeilles Ne manquez pas d'aller visitez Le monde de la basse-cour

A Disappearing Planet Given the natural extinction rate, we would not expect more than one mammal species go extinct per century. However according to the scientists, 1,469 are currently in danger of extinction in that time. Primates are highly at risk, especially the lemur family. Rhinos, bears, and big cats are also in trouble. According to the natural extinction rate, we should not see more than one reptile extinction per century. However, 1,163 are currently at risk for extinction in that time. IGF EARTH 103: Earth in the Future Background Increasing levels of CO2 in the atmosphere are slowly causing the surface of the ocean to become more acidic. This is because the ocean absorbs some of the CO2, forming a weak carbonic acid.

UNEP-WCMC The Environmentalist SFE : la Société Française d'Écologie IBAMA : Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renov veis

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