Restoration ecology
Restoration ecology emerged as a separate field in ecology in the 1980s. It is the scientific study supporting the practice of ecological restoration, which is the practice of renewing and restoring d...
Restoration ecology - Wikipedia
Inside Fukushima Nuclear Power plant's ground zero
The first robot to be sent into the radioactive reactor of Fukushima nuclear power plant has stalled just three hours into its mission. These incredible pictures offer the first glimpse into the melte...
Fukushima Radioactivity Detected on North American Shoreline
Scientists have for the first time detected small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor accident in Japan in a seawater sample from the shoreline of North America, the Woods...
Scientists question rush to build Nicaragua canal
Scientists are deeply concerned about the enviromental impact the canal will have on Central America's largest source of fresh water.
Bioremediation
Bioremediation is a waste management technique that involves the use of organisms to remove or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site. According to the EPA, bioremediation is a “treatment that...
Habitat
A habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant, or other type of organism. It is the natural environment in which an organism lives, or the...
Habitat - Wikipedia
Island restoration
The ecological restoration of islands, or island restoration, is the application of the principles of ecological restoration to islands and island groups. Islands, due to their isolation, are home to ...
Island restoration - Wikipedia
Landscape ecology
Landscape ecology is the science of studying and improving relationships between ecological processes in the environment and particular ecosystems. This is done within a variety of landscape scales, d...
Landscape ecology - Wikipedia
Reforestation
Reforestation is the natural or intentional restocking of existing forests and woodlands that have been depleted, usually through deforestation. Reforestation can be used to improve the quality of hu...
Reforestation - Wikipedia
In situ chemical reduction
In situ chemical reduction (ISCR) is a new type of environmental remediation technique used for soil and/or groundwater remediation to reduce the concentrations of targeted environmental contaminants...
In situ chemical reduction - Wikipedia
Inside Fukushima Nuclear Power plant's ground zero
The first robot to be sent into the radioactive reactor of Fukushima nuclear power plant has stalled just three hours into its mission. These incredible pictures offer the first glimpse into the melte...
Integrated constructed wetland
The phrase integrated constructed wetland (ICW) was invented in 1990 by Dr Rory Harrington who works for the Irish Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Harrington and Ryder, 2002)...
Ecosystem engineer
An ecosystem engineer is any organism that creates, significantly modifies, maintains or destroys a habitat. These organisms can have a large impact on the species richness and landscape-level heterog...
Ecosystem engineer - Wikipedia
Scientists question rush to build Nicaragua canal
Scientists are deeply concerned about the enviromental impact the canal will have on Central America's largest source of fresh water.
Dam removal
Dam removal is the process of removing out-dated, dangerous, or ecologically damaging dams from river systems. There are thousands of out-dated dams in the United States that were built in the 18th an...
Dam removal - Wikipedia
Indigenous (ecology)
In biogeography, a species is defined as native (or indigenous) to a given region or ecosystem if its presence in that region is the result of only natural processes, with no human intervention. Every...
Stream restoration
Stream restoration or river restoration, sometimes called river reclamation in the UK, describes a set of activities that help improve the environmental health of a river or stream. These activities a...
Stream restoration - Wikipedia
Langara Island
Langara Island is the northernmost Island of the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia, Canada. The island is approximately 8,080 acres (3,270 ha) in size. It is located approximately 45 k...
Subtropical climate vegetated roof
A subtropical climate vegetated roof (SCV roof) is a type of green building practice that employs a planted soil media installed above a waterproof roof deck to obtain environmental benefits and addre...
Tiger reserves of India
There are 47 tiger reserves in India which are governed by Project Tiger which is administered by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. India is home to 70 percent of tigers in the world. In 2006...
Tiger reserves of India - Wikipedia