News tagged with protected areas

Managing mining of the deep seabed

Thousands of feet below the ocean's surface lies a hidden world of undiscovered species and unique seabed habitats—as well as a vast untapped store of natural resources including valuable metals and rare-earth minerals. ...

dateJul 09, 2015 in Environment
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World's nations gather to rescue ocean life

It took a decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas finally begin in earnest Monday.

dateMar 27, 2016 in Environment
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Climate change requires new conservation models

A threatened tree species in Alaska could serve as a model for integrating ecological and social research methods in efforts to safeguard species that are vulnerable to climate change effects and human activity.

dateOct 15, 2015 in Ecology
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