NBC News / PNG Today | 12 October, 2019 The Chinese owned Ramu Nickel company who is developing the Ramu Nickel Project in Madang has brushed aside the scientific findings of the Switzerland scientist who was engaged by the Madang Provincial Government to carry out an investigation into the Basamuk Spillage. Swiss-based scientist, Dr Alex […]
Luwi James | Post Courier | 18 October 2019 It is confirmed that sea waters in Madang is contaminated and poisoned by highly toxic slurry spill from the Basamuk refinery in Raicoast few months ago. The independent Swiss specialist Dr Mojon who was engaged by the Madang provincial administration has confirmed this in his findings. […]
Having already developed the first parametric insurance policy to insure and enhance the resilience of a coral reef section of the Mesoamerican Reef in Mexico, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is now looking to expand the product’s reach into Florida and Hawaii.
via Nature Conservancy targets Florida & Hawaii for parametric reef insurance — Artemis.bm – The Catastrophe Bond, Insurance Linked Securities & Investment, Reinsurance Capital, Alternative Risk Transfer and Weather Risk Management site
Flynn Bush (Caymanian Times) reports on the Annual Turtle Release event hosted by the Cayman Turtle Centre. This year, the turtles were released on November 10, as part of the Pirate Week schedule in Grand Cayman. Bush writes: [. . .] This event was solely about the turtles, the people who care for them, and […]
Words matter. Images matter. The Scientific Inquirer needs your support. Help us pay our contributors for their hard work. Visit our Patreon page and discover ways that you can make a difference. http://bit.ly/2jjiagi Rapid population and economic growth are destroying biological diversity – especially in the tropics. This was reported by a research team led […]
Two-thirds of all North American bird species are faced with an increase chance of extinction due to to the current climate crisis, according to the respected National Audubon Society.
Northern Forest and Arctic regions will see the earliest changes as increasing temperatures are fast outpacing the world averages
Journal Science estimated that climate-related pressures have led to a cumulative population loss among North American species approaching three-billion birds. Estimates vary, but all studying groups agree that things are getting very serious.
Story: Cal Major Photos: James Appleton “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead Between the 21st and 28th February, Dr Claire Petros and myself Dr Cal Major, veterinarians from the UK, and Saazu Saeed and Dhafy Hassan Ibrahim, […]