Friday, May 29, 2009

Tortoises/Turtles/Herptiles in the News, The Permian Extinction and More for Friday, May 29, 2009

* Dermochelys coriacea image (right) and image (left) licensed under Creative Commons by Paul Mannix

Red Glow Sheds Light on Ocean Health;_ylt=AicPkj8Ey5KgBPtJxMWKzGYPLBIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNsZTYxZnVxBGFzc2V0Ay9saXZlc2NpZW5jZS8yMDA5MDUyOS9zY19saXZlc2NpZW5jZS9yZWRnbG93c2hlZHNsaWdodG9ub2NlYW5oZWFsdGgEcG9zAzEEc2

Report: Climate change crisis 'catastrophic'

Climate pressure 'building on US'

Most Polluted Ecosystems Can Recover, Study Finds

Greening Arctic Not Likely To Offset Permafrost Carbon Release

Spring Agricultural Fires Have Large Impact On Melting Arctic

U.S. company finds "safer" way to make stem-like cells

Why Coral Reefs Around The World Are Collapsing

Malaria parasites 'resist drugs'

Beavers return after 400-year gap


Rare Madagascan tortoises stolen

Geochelone yniphora

Astrochelys yniphora (IUCN Red List Link Species notation: Geochelone yniphora nomenclature not located in the IUCN Red List nor the EOL pages. Only Astrochelys yniphora could be located). Critically endangered.

Astrochelys yniphora (EOL Link – no image)

* 'Crazy' woman saves sea turtles from slaughter

Dermochelys coriacea

Dermochelys coriacea (IUCN Red List Link)

Dermochelys coriacea (EOL Link)

Everglades swamped with invading pythons;_ylt=AmBwHA7bgxDK5Rw39xaTnmqs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTFmaDY5MHJyBHBvcwMyMDYEc2VjA2FjY29yZGlvbl9vZGRfbmV3cwRzbGsDZXZlcmdsYWRlc3N3


Toothy sharks once ruled Tuscany

Non-toxic Hull Coating Resists Barnacles, May Save Ship Owners Millions


Honey Bee Colony Losses In U.S. Almost 30 Percent From All Causes From September 2008 To April 2009

Waxy Plant Substance Key For Absorption Of Water, Nutrients


Discoveries Upend Traditional Thinking About How Plants Make Certain Compounds

Unexpected Bacterial Diversity On Human Skin

New killer virus found in Africa

Lujo virus

Virtual Reconstruction Of A Neanderthal Woman’s Birth Canal Reveals Insights Into Evolution Of Human Child Birth

Homo neandethalensis

Study: Climate change kills 300,000 a year

Lessons From The Past: Research Examines How Past Communities Coped With Climate Change

Climate change

Antibiotic Multi-resistance: Why Bacteria Are So Effective

Carbon capture technology tested

Aker Clean Carbon

Ancient Mudstones Could Provide Alternative Source Of Energy


Obama moves to curb road-building in forests;_ylt=AvTmbw5.dA7uNp__kF5jGoCs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTFlNjlocG03BHBvcwMxMjEEc2VjA2FjY29yZGlvbl9zY2llbmNlBHNsawNvYmFtYW1vdmVzdG8-

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