Monthly Archives: June 2013

Venezuelan Coastal Mangroves are shrinking

Venezuela is estimated to have four percent of the world’s mangroves. A unique and ecologically diverse mangrove woodland lines miles of Venezuelan coastline, on the northernmost extreme of South America. The Venezuelan mangroves span over 2,200 square miles, ranking as … Continue reading

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Scientists, artists and educators exploring marine debris in southwest Alaska

Recently, an international team of scientists, artists and educators launched an expedition to study the global marine debris crisis from one of the most breathtaking places on the planet: southwest Alaska. The Gyre project is a collaboration between the Anchorage … Continue reading

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Venezuela has the challenge to legislation against GM seeds

Venezuela moves toward the final drafting and approval of a Seed Law that guarantees security and agroecological sovereignty against the threat of transgenic productions, as official sources said. The Venezuelan State recognizes the importance of this route to preserve biological … Continue reading

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Environmentalist from Paraguay Win 2013 National Geographic Award “Leadership in Conservation”

Alberto Yanosky, executive director of Guyra Paraguay, is the recipient of the National Geographic Society/Buffett Award for Leadership in Latin American Conservation. Dr. Alberto Yanosky, leader of an environmental organization in Paraguay that works to safeguard habitats and species across … Continue reading

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