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A knife-wielding crab had an epic showdown with a human

You’ve got to hand it to this crab. Backed into a corner (literally) he uses his resourceful nature, grabs a knife and fights (...)

Why Shared Farms Are the Hot New Thing at Gated Communities

An attempt to invert the wasteful nature of the gated community, "agrihoods" swap golf-courses for functioning farms. Our future of ever-dwindling natural resources demands attention. The hot topic of today is finally climate change — great. Show More Summary

Canada government may fund clean-up of spent oil wells: minister

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Ottawa may help pay for the clean-up of spent oil wells, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said on Friday.

DNR customer service and licensing set for transition

MADISON, Wis. – Starting Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will begin implementing a new customer service and license sales system The post DNR customer service and licensing set for transition appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Watery rights and wrongs – and causation too

R (o.t.a Seiont, Gwyfrai and Llyfni Anglers Society) v. Natural Resources Wales [2015] EWHC 3578, Hickinbottom J, 17 December 2015, read judgment and Chetwynd v. Tunmore [2016] EWHC 156 (QB), HHJ Reddihough, sitting as a judge of the High Court, 4 February 2016, read judgment This is a wintry double-bill on two recently decided cases about water quality, […]

Donald Trump, shock-jock candidate: The white nationalist stole his whole shtick from Michael Savage

Like the wingnut radio host, Trump has weaponized and monetized America's greatest natural resource: white rage

Russia, Denmark, Canada Geologists Discussing Russian Arctic Bid

Geologists from Russia, Denmark and Canada hold regular consultations on the scientific basis of Russia’s bid to expand its Arctic continental shelf, Russian Natural Resources and Environment Minister Sergei Donskoy said.

Russian Arctic Bid Has High Chances to Succeed - Environment Minister

Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergei Donskoy said that Russia is expecting the UN approval of its revised Arctic claim as the application is supported by solid evidence and will be considered by a panel of independent experts.

Putting a Dollar Value on Natural Resources Is Key to Good Policymaking

Ecologists often use the term “ecosystem services” to put a price tag on nature. Forests regulate climate and cleanse water, bees pollinate our crops, and a walk in the woods can calm our nerves. These benefits seem priceless but are...Show More Summary

What's nature worth? Study helps put a price on groundwater and other natural capital

Most people understand that investing in the future is important, and that goes for conserving nature and natural resources, too. But in the case of investing in such "natural" assets as groundwater, forests, and fish populations, it...Show More Summary

Why We’re Seeing the Beginning of a Multi-Billion Dollar Ecosystem Marketplace

A little-noticed announcement by the US Department of Interior in late 2015 reflects an emerging paradigm shift in natural resource conservation — and the role market-based solutions will play as the nation ramps up efforts to save America’s imperiled species and landscapes. The new initiative to launch a Natural Resource Investment Center comes as the […]

'Independence Day: Resurgence' trailer invades the Super Bowl

"They're like locusts. They're moving from planet to planet... after they've consumed every natural resource they move on, and we're next." No, President Thomas Whitmore wasn't talking about what Hollywood wants to do to our movie theaters and minds. Show More Summary

For the record

Cap-and-trade: In the Jan. 31 California section, an article about negotiations over how to spend more than $1 billion in funds collected from the auction of greenhouse gas pollution credits referred to the Natural Resources Defense Fund. The organization is the Natural Resources Defense Council....

Sustainability Expert Defends Big Business

Terms like local, organic, natural and sustainable dominate the marketplace, but what does it all mean? One of the most tangible examples of sustainability is drastically fewer resources being used, something many areas of agriculture, especially the dairy industry, can say is true of their production methods. Show More Summary

Aliso Canyon gas leak prompts new proposed state regulations

The natural gas leak in Aliso Canyon continues to reverberate in Sacramento, where air pollution officials are proposing new rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas facilities. The state Air Resources Board is considering rules establishing new monitoring requirements for natural...

Finding Faith in Flint

Few experiences produce anxiety much like washing your hands in water that you know can poison you. I'm watching a natural resource cum natural hazard spill over my hands from a tap in Salem Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Flint, Michigan....Show More Summary

OPEC Oil Output Cut to Ease Pressure on Canadian Producers

Canadian oil sands producers are set to benefit from an increase in oil prices should the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cut its output, Canada's Ministry of Natural Resources spokeswoman Cathy Khoury told Sputnik.

Turkey, Iran Should Agree on Gas Discount in Upcoming Months

Ankara and Tehran should agree on the discounts on the Iranian gas supplied to Turkey in the coming months, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak said Tuesday.

BP’s Slide Weighs on International Energy ETFs

British oil giant BP (BP) is falling hard on Tuesday after reporting a monster quarterly loss. The $21 million SPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETF (IPW) and the First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (FTRI) each assign about 11% weight to BP, the largest of all ETFs, according to XTF.com; both ETFs predictably tumbled 5.3% and 4.3%, respectively. Read More »

Video: Elk From the Air

Have you ever wondered what an elk looks like from the air? Well, a video clip recently released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers a first-person perspective. The DNR has a team of pilots who take to the air almost...Show More Summary

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