|BSB directory||BSB Education||BSB lectures||BSB Mission||Patient Earth|
Nature Conservation News Headlines
|BSB offers facts + information, helping to save money, to stay healthy, to have a better life!|
Environmental News Headlines May 2016|
05/25/2016 - Humpback whales are mammals who can adapt to changing ocean conditions, passing on new hunting techniques to each other. Whale mothers teach their babies new words every day
05/14/2016 - New research: Most of the corals of Australia's Great Barrier Reef will die within the next 2 decades because of sea level rise and ocean acidification. What will a growing Earth population eat when seafood becomes scarce?
05/06/2016 - New reports on deforestation worldwide are part of a very important global issue! Less trees affect all life on Earth! Get informed what to do!
05/01/2016 - BSB members like thoughts that are looking at a problem from different directions. Can living an ethical life help us, can it change our world to the better?
Philosophy often helps to feel more happiness. Laws are sometimes difficult to understand - are the Ten Commandments important to you or are the Laws of Nature better to understand?
Environmental News Headlines April 2016
04/29/2016 - Warmer Atlantic ocean temperatures are to blame for several severe storms which have brought RECORD rainfall to some areas, while storms damaged homes, bringing chaos to people's life...
04/18/2016 - RECORD: March was the warmest March since the beginning of recording Earth temperatures. The 11th record in a row with record temperatures.
04/15/2016 - RECORD: On Greenland ice is thawing faster than ever. The water runs into the Atlantic ocean leading to ocean level rise, endangering the Gulf stream current, slowing down the spinning of Earth.
04/12/2016 - The gigantic trash pile in the Pacific ocean is over 100 times larger than in 1970, changing Earth greenhouse gases leading to a changed Earth's climate, resulting in changed storm and weather patterns, endangering humans and killing marine life! Another "trash island" is building up in the Atlantic ocean...
04/02/2016 - Coal-bed methane gas seeps out of pores and cracks within coal. often causing fatal explosions. The US Four Corners area releases huge amounts of methane. NASA detected that emissions from established fossil fuel harvesting techniques are much greater than reported. Because of warmer ocean temperatures methane ice is now thawing on many ocean floors of Earth. Methane is 23 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide CO2
Environmental News Headlines March 2016
03/28/2016 - 11 years ago, we published our research on how Earth's changing climate will affect the freedom and well-being of people around the Earth. All data indicated that social unrest, moving of many people, and the risk for new wars will increase with every year. Welcome to the new normal...
03/17/2016 - In Nov. 2015 politicians at the Paris climate talks looked for a ways to stop the Earth from warming more than 2 degrees! Sad news: North of the equator the temperatures rose above the 2 degree average temperature. How will our children and grandchildren treat us, when they learn what our generation has done to Earth. Patient Earth is sick, has a strong fever...
03/14/2016 - The Atlantic ocean is home to one of the most important ocean currents lowering ocean levels at the US East coast, allowing fishermen to harvest more marine animals, providing Europe with warmth.
03/09/2016 - Methane ice that was stored there for eons becomes methane gas again. This strong greenhouse gas is feeding climate change!
03/06/2016 - Lowest sea ice extend for this time of the year in the Arctic. Less ice equals less reflection of sun light equals warmer ocean water equals change in climate endangerment of all life on Earth.
03/02/2016 - BSB data results: RECORD growth of ocean bacteria because of warmer ocean temperatures. Tiny little marine creatures multiply exuberantly because their habitat is unbalanced by human activities
03/01/2016 - All-time RECORD: Worldwide temperature record broken in February 2016. Everyone should start to prepare for a changed living in the near future!
Environmental News Headlines February 2016
02/29/2016 - For eons Nature is changing plant material = biomass into coal. But everywhere on Earth humans burn huge amounts of coal to produce electricity, changing the balance of Nature. Only the extensive use of renewable energy could reduce greenhouse gases avoiding more violent weather, rising sea levels, fights and wars between humans because of to expensive food!
02/26/2016 - RECORD breaking 107,000 tons of methane gas leak is harming humans around the world. It was the largest known release of climate-changing methane in U.S. history
02/23/2016 - Record in sea level rise. Scientists measured an “acceleration” in sea level rise. The outcome: worsening flooding in coastlines around the world.
02/19/2016 - 2015 was the hottest year ever recorded! January 2016 was the ninth straight month of record breaking global warmth! Earth's atmosphere warms up - many humans suffer!
02/11/2016 - Rising carbon dioxide levels are in part absorbed by Earth's oceans. The chemical reaction leads to ocean acidification. Oyster producer learn that their bivalves are dying in RECORD numbers, because acid water eats the chalky shells of the oysters. Coral reefs are dissolved by the more acid ocean water. Seafood harvester loose income, less seafood is available, consumers will pay higher prices for seafood
02/10/2016 - The phrase Water Conservation is used more often nowadays. Only a tiny fraction of the water on Earth can be used as drinking water. Human activities have polluted more and more water.
Read our booklet how to conserve water
02/09/2016 - New Record: Rain-forest areas on a new low. Deforestation is changing Earth Climate . More violent weather is one result. Less trees equals less rainfall equals less flora, less CO2 storage, less fauna, less humans in the future...
02/05/2016 - There are so many energy sources out there. Why do the governments of Earth still rely on burning Coal ?? Power plants burning fossil fuels are the biggest air polluters, blowing toxic materials as mercury in the air. They use huge amounts of water to produce electricity, often the coal ash is poisoning the rivers, killing all life
02/01/2016 - Using too much Nitrogen fertilizer does a lot of harm to Earth's atmosphere, to Earth's oceans, to rivers, lakes and our fresh water. 'Dead zones' in Earth's oceans (meaning areas where marine life cannot survive) are expanding.
Conservation News Headlines January 2016
01/29/2016 - NEW RECORD: Never before so many people have lived on Earth, asking for healthy air, fresh water, shelter and energy...
01/21/2016 - Water pollution is a big threat to humans. Coal fired power plants are the biggest air and water polluters, blowing toxic materials as mercury in the air. They use huge amounts of water, often the coal ash is polluting our water poisoning the rivers, killing all life. Natural areas along our rivers were protecting our drinking water supply for eons, but irresponsible development destroyed many of these protecting areas.
01/18/2016 - The Bible, the Q'ran, the Torah, all holy scripts require humans to care of Earth, to protect HIS creation. To rule like a good king over Earth, caring for other humans, caring for animals!
01/11/2016 - A leak in a Californian Gas company is causing many illnesses by people living in this area. Huge amounts of Methane are leaking out of old gas well for months. Methane is a greenhouse gas 23 times more potent than carbon dioxide CO2
01/08/2016 - RECORD 2015 hottest year. Average US-temperatures in 2015 were 54.4 degrees Fahrenheit (12.4 degrees Celsius), compared with 55.3 F (12.9 C) in 2012, the second warmest year recorded since US government started keeping records in 1895. Many people lost their livelihood...
01/07/2016 - Over 30000 milk cows froze to death in a blizzard in North Texas: less milk is produced - what company can handle so many dead bodies?
01/03/2016 - We are part of Earth's solar system. Life on Earth stays alive because of photosynthesis and chemosynthesis.
Why Keep Earth beautiful is a question that many have in their mind.
01/01/2016 - Floods in many places, droughts in others, food scarcity pushes many towards terrorism. Many tasks lie in front of us. Only humans can change the many violent weather events we will face in 2016. BSB research: Weather disasters have cost the Americans ~$56 billion in the last 24 months. Other countries have to pay more and more, because deep freezes, blizzards, floods, drought and tornadoes, hurricanes, twisters killing hundreds. In the US the number of natural disasters has tripled in the last two decades. Thunderstorm damages have become five times more severe, on average, fires are causing much more damage.
There are a lot of things we can do!
How to Keep-Earth-Beautiful?
World News Headlines December 2015
12/24/2015 - BSB Health warning: Burning plastic produces Dioxins, which is very harmful to a human body. PCB's + pesticides can harden arteries leading to Health problems , atherosclerosis + cardiovascular diseases, heart problems.
12/19/2014 - Thermometers all over Earth show the rise in ocean water temperature. Marine life, especially coral reefs cannot handle this fast increase in temperature. Higher water temperature results in lower oxygen levels. Sea food for humans is endangered
High erosion rates, air contamination + unhealthy drinking water
Destroyed forests equal our destroyed future!
Less oxygen production, less carbon dioxide CO2 storage, Less chances for a healthy life!
12/14/2015 - Japan continues to harvest methane ice in an offshore production facility. Methane ice is thawing all over Earth endangering Earth's atmosphere and air quality with this very potent greenhouse gas. Harvesting this vast source of energy is a win win situation, good for people and Earth's climate!
News on Environment - international headlines by BSB Nov. 2015
11/26/2015 - BSB got the newest numbers on global temperatures. RECORD temperatures, caused by burning fossil fuels. CO2 carbon dioxide emissions have changed weather patterns, leading to more violent weather on Earth!
11/19/2015 - BSB research: More freshwater and more marine animals have human medicine in their bodies because they swim in waters tainted by traces of drugs that people took. These animals get drugged, behave abnormally, but what happens to humans who eat these animals??
11/09/2015 - Many Humans get killed or suffer severely by the exposure to mercury. Mercury is mainly produced by coal-fired power-plants, and with every electricity-demand-record more people are harmed!
Over 23000 people died this year because of mercury filled pollution, many others have health problems from mercury contaminated fish and poisoned food.
Conservation News Headlines October 2015
10/28/2015 - Deforestation in the Amazon rain-forest accelerates. More Soybeans are planted, too many cows are overgrazing the meadows because Earth's population is growing facing a very unsure future
10/22/2015 - Satellites shown continued Deforestation on Earth is destroying climate stabilizing forests, releasing huge amounts of carbon dioxide in the air, acidifying Earth's oceans . Additionally man-made under-story forest fires burned huge areas of the Amazon and the equatorial rain-forests in the last years. As a consequence changing climate kills more and more people!
10/16/2015 - For ten-thousands of years gases like Oxygen - Hydrogen - Nitrogen - CO2 carbon dioxide - Greenhouse Gases were building a safe cover / protection for life on Earth.
10/08/2015 - New reports on deforestation worldwide explain why our weather becomes more and more violent. Less trees affect all life on Earth! Get informed about rain-forests . There a lot of things you can do!
10/01/2015 - BSB research shows again NEW RECORD: Earth's energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose again to a record high of 39.8 billion tons.
CO2 reacts with the ocean water leading to ocean acidification, the pH level of the water gets lower. Less marine food can be harvested, more humans starve
Martin Luther King had his dream.
We also have a dream... a dream that would give people a better life:
People would like to extend their knowledge, would like to explore, would like to ask questions and to open their minds, see the big picture...
"The question of ethics is what the highest good is for mankind.."
With an updated conservation education it is easy to endorse this statement:
"So act as if your maxims should serve at the same time as the universal law (of all rational beings)"
In our dream people would like to re-connect to Nature, would like to keep Earth beautiful!
People would love to care for their neighbor + for the next generation!
We have a dream... are you willing to help us that this dream comes true? Sign IN
Breaking News Headlines September 2015|
This is how a once beautiful forest looks like, after energy resources are ripped out of the Earth! Profit and greed = destruction + insecurity
High erosion rates, air contamination + unhealthy drinking water. Destroyed forests equal our destroyed future!
Less oxygen production, less carbon dioxide CO2 storage, Less chances for a healthy life!
09/19/2015 - BSB got several reports from members in different countries on overgrazing. Properties have changed their looks, after erosion kicked in. Soil is washed away, nothing grows anymore. With a terrible look property values dropped.
09/11/2015 - Nature has such a huge biodiversity, often we are amazed by the colors and shapes. Look how beautiful wildlife can be..
08/09/2015 - Warmer ocean water temperatures cause an increase of volume in Earth oceans. Moving ice water is changing earthquake patterns
09/03/2015 - China's government has reported: '2 percent of our land is too polluted to grow crops ...'. Most other countries refuse to test their polluted soil, do not inform their citizens. Do people like to be poisoned, to get cancer, and die early?
08/27/2015 - CO2 carbon dioxide levels continue to climb, RECORD high for the last 13000 years
Latest News Headlines August 2015
08/19/2015 - BSB data results: Record growth of ocean bacteria because of warmer ocean temperatures. Tiny little marine creatures multiply exuberantly because their habitat is unbalanced by human activities
08/16/2015 - More and more people are using recycling to save money and help Nature. In some countries the recycling rate is above 60 %, helping to lower air pollution and water pollution, helping to have a sustainable use of natural resources.
08/12/2015 - Thousands of temperature records are broken already. BSB research shows that there are more to come. How many records have to be broken before people start to act differently?
08/01/2015 - The Human Brain, the Human heart, the human blood, and the Human skeleton are essential for the well being of humans. All mammals need these parts of the body to survive
Conservation News Headlines July 2015
07/29/2015 - 140 nations have agreed to reduce / avoid mercuryrelease, but how long will it take before the agreement shows real reduction rates? Mercury is a strong poison for humans, mammals, animals mainly emitted by coal fired power-plants burning fossil fuels
07/19/2015 - BSB research update on ocean temperatures: Ocean water all over Earth is warmer than it was last year at this time. That results in higher evaporation rates, resulting in more flood events, leading to a strong variation of ocean salinity, resulting in changed Ocean currents and in more violent weather. Warmer ocean water also can store less CO2 carbon dioxide
07/03/2015 - NASA Mars rover detected traces of Methane on Mars. BSB members report that Methane is bubbling up along the California and Canadian coastline, and around the Ant-Arctic. NASA also has published a graphic showing how CO2 carbon dioxide emissions are changing weather patterns, leading to more violent weather on Earth!
Global News Headlines June 2015
06/29/2015 - Trees produce a lot of oxygen, store CO2 = carbon dioxide, but money + greed destroys trees endangering and killing human life. Millions of trees cut all over Earth - Brazil and Indonesia are lowering rain-forest protection. Humans + all life on Earth pay dearly for this irresponsible behavior.
06/21/2015 - New RECORD: Earth population has risen again: More people = more food, more energy, more water , more carbon dioxide ...
06/11/2015 - Sometimes a quiz can put a smile on your face, or helps you to update your knowledge, or gives you a better life..
06/07/2015 - There is a big threat looming over the heads of billions of humans. Carbon dioxide acidifies Earth oceans, endangering marine life, reducing calcium in coral reefs , reducing the amount of marine food harvested and needed by humans. One third of Earth population depends on food out of Earths Oceans
06/02/2015 - There are many BSB members who are teachers, professors, or are educators in retirement. Part of our education, and it has proven to be helpful was to look at the thoughts of famous men! Read the thoughts of Archimedes and Aristotle, both from ancient Greece, or more modern philosophers as John Locke, Immanuel Kant. Very interesting ideas of two famous Americans: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were published, and everybody knows a saying of Albert Einstein. The education views of another famous American are also interesting to read
Conservation News Headlines May 2015
05/20/2015 - Energy usage around Earth has created a NEW RECORD. Never before humans have demanded so much energy, never before so much pollutionhas been produced to deliver the demanded energy, never before so much water was used to produce electricity!
05/14/2015 - The greatest diversity of life on earth is found in Earth's oceans. BSB is working hard to protect the marine creatures that live in the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Indian, the Arctic, and Antarctic from threats such as over-fishing, climate change, trash piles, acidification, and man-made chemicals 05/09/2015 - Paying too much for electricity is still a common problem worldwide. People waste electricity with security lights, that provide no security at all, and they still use the heat producing, electricity wasting old light bulbs, instead of saving money on energy with efficient LED lightbulbs
05/05/2015 - More and more people know that BSB is the right organization to ask how to become a good Steward of the land - how to be prepared for the future, having a better life!
05/03/2015 - The phrase Water Conservation is used more often nowadays. Only a tiny fraction of the water on Earth can be used as drinking water. Human activities have polluted more and more water.
Read our booklet how to conserve water
Conservation News Headlines April 2015
04/23/2015 - Humans need to drink water every day. Good unpolluted water and healthy drinking water becomes more scarce and more difficult for many. But riparian areas are destroyed every day, endangering the future of many!
04/17/2015 - BSB research data show continued melting of Arctic sea ice. Melted ice is fresh water changing the water chemistry of ocean water, changing its salinity, and is changing Earth's ocean currents. Less arctic ice will reflect less sunlight, causing higher water temperatures, causing methane ice on the ocean floor to melt. Methane is 23 times more potent as greenhouse gas as carbon dioxide
04/14/2015 - Do you like to have thoughts that are looking at a problem from all directions? Can living an ethical life help us, can it change our world to the better? Philosophy cannot solve problems, but it can be a bandage for the soul, and often helps to feel more happiness. Laws should not be difficult to understand - variations of the Ten Commandments are found in all religions and believes. Many philosophers have believed that the Laws of Nature should be the basis of all laws!
04/11/2015 - New Record: United Nation reports over $400 billion damage from Climate Change - globally
- Thermometers all over Earth show the rise in ocean water temperature. Marine life, especially coral reefs cannot handle this fast increase in temperature. Higher water temperature results in lower oxygen levels. Sea food for humans is endangered!!
04/09/2015 - Water conservation tips can help to save water and save money on your water bill!
04/06/2015 - RECORD floods in Asia, RECORD drought in California. Earth's climate reacts on humans production of excessive air pollution, greenhouse gases, water pollution, and soil contamination.
04/05/2015 - Glaciers are melting fast on the South tip of South America. Several decades of warmer temperatures let the ice melt.
International Conservation News March 2015
03/14/2015 - Hydraulic fracturing = Fracking, has caused several environmental disasters. Tap water in many communities is contaminated with poisonous arsenic and other harmful chemicals. In several states aquifers contain high levels of cancer-causing compounds used in fracking!
03/13/2015 - Health Warning: Man-made chemicals: Cancer cells grow when fed by formaldehyde, a substance found in plastics, wood panels, cheap furniture.
03/11/2015 - Warming oceans have been changing food production.
03/10/2015 - Bird migration has started in Central Texas. The first V shaped formation of about 100 geese was flying North with a lot of noise of the BSB preserve.
The endangered bird Golden cheeked Warbler is back at our Nature reserve in Texas, and the Mexican free-tailed bats have been drinking at the pond of former Bear Springs Creek
03/08/2015 - Spring has sprung in the Texas Hill Country, but frost has destroyed many Springs blossoms. BSB Madrone trees are blooming, and our redbud trees amaze with their pink flowers. See a Youtube video Redbud trees in bloom at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve in the Texas Hill Country.
03/05/2015 - Highest mercury contamination of human sea food reported! Mercury causes a lot of damage to humans who eat contaminated sea food!
03/04/2015 - All life on Earth needs trees to survive!
03/02/2015 - NASA satellites show: Deforestation on Earth is destroying climate stabilizing forests, releasing huge amounts of carbon dioxide in the air, acidifying Earth's oceans . Additionally man-made understory forest fires burned more than 33,000 square miles = 86,000 square km of the Amazon rain-forest in the last decade. As a consequence Earth's climate kills more and more people!
02/25/2015 - Climate change caused by burning fossil fuels to fast, moves wildlife Northward BUT many animals cannot adapt fast enough, getting endangered, or dying off!
02/23/2015 - 140 nations have agreed to reduce / avoid mercury release, but how long will it take before the agreement shows real reduction rates? Mercury is a strong poison for humans, mammals, animals mainly emitted by coal fired power-plants burning fossil fuels, but when will these nations act on their promises?
02/23/2015 - NEW RECORD in Power demand equals Air pollution RECORD plus a high Water usage in electric power production.
02/19/2015 - BSB gets huge amounts of questions about global issues. - Storms, floods, ocean rise, polluted air and drinking water are no local issues. These problems affect people around Earth.
02/18/2015 - Earth's oceans are changed. Pollution, acidified by carbon dioxide , covered with trash, warmed up by higher temperatures! The results are reduced amounts of sea food, less biodiversity in Earth's oceans. Over 1.6 billion humans who depend on sea food for survival, will starve, go violent.
02/17/2015 - Strong blizzards, several foot of snow, storm, and floods have become a problem for many nowadays. Changing climate is changing lives, kills more and more people!
02/13/2015 - BSB update: Divers in the Gulf of Mexico still see huge amounts of oil and dead marine life on the ocean floor, originating from the BP oil rig explosion.
01/10/2015 - New record: Cold temperatures and heavy snow in the US East coast have caused a record usage of electricity, leading to a record of mercuryladen air-pollution from coal fired power-plants
02/09/2015 - BSB research and reports from members: Methane is bubbling up around the Ant-Arctic, and more CO2 carbon dioxide emissions are changing weather patterns, leading to more violent weather on Earth!
02/08/2015 - Can living an ethical life help us, can it change our world and our life to the better?
02/05/2015 - BSB research shows that changing eating habits are attacking our body's body's pH levels. But as always required by Nature, a balance is needed to stay healthy. Earth oceans have the same problem. ph levels of water have dropped, attacking calcium in corals, and other marine life.
Nature Conservation News Headlines Jan 2015|
01/28/2015 - BSB research: More companies are using fuel cells - manufactured with renewable materials, producing renewable energy where energy is needed, a great solution. Fuel cells to recharge cell phone are on the market now
01/26/2015 - With warmer oceans more water is evaporating resulting in more storms and floods threatening more people becoming a real global issue
01/25/2015 - The last rain made many different Fossils visible at BSB Nature Preserve.They are witnesses to ancient times, telling us about Earth's changing history
01/21/2015 - Changed weather patterns have diverted the Gulf Stream 90 miles to the North. Marine life has to move with this very important ocean current. Finding sea food gets more difficult.
01/20/2015 - Far over one billion people depend on drinking water from glaciers. Imagine what they will do when shrinking glaciers are melted away?
BSB gives tips how to reduce pollution.
BSB also promotes water conservation providing solutions!
01/14/2015 - BSB research: More companies are using
fuel cells - manufactured with renewable materials, producing
renewable energy where energy is needed, a great solution. Fuel cells to recharge cell phone are on the market now Fuel cells producing electricity using
hydrogen are in many new cars|
01/12/2015 - The Latin word Flora is used to categorize all plant life on Earth. Humans need Flora and Fauna to survive
01/11/2015 - The sun is shining summer and winter. It provides us with free energy to warm up our water
01/10/2015 - All honest scientists agree, that Renewable energy sources are the only solution to lower the amount of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere
01/08/2015 - The latest number count during whale migration show a slow recovery of these mammals of the sea
01/07/2015 - After looking through millions of temperature readings all over Earth BSB has to inform that 2014 was the hottest year on Earth in human history. In the new century eleven of the hottest years in the last 132 years have occurred. Scientists worldwide blame the extensive burning of fossil fuels leading to higher amounts of greenhouse gases
01/06/2015 - BSB is often asked: Why do you talk so much about global issues? BSB's 12 different topics show that everyone is threatened by irresponsible actions around the globe
01/05/2015 - Climate change caused by burning fossil fuels in huge amounts, creates not only problems for people but also for wildlife. Many animals cannot adapt fast enough, getting endangered , or dying off!
01/02/2015 - BSB research on soil conservation clearly shows that the security of our food depends on fighting erosion. A lot of test show that mulch works best, reducing wash off and leveling the chemistry of your soil to a level where plants grow best
01/01/2015 - BSB members from all over Earth have reported their temperature readings: 2014 was the warmest year on record
01/01/2015 - Happy New Year to all our readers!!! Clean water, good air, safe food and happy thoughts!
Nature Conservation News Dec 2014
12/26/2014 - People should think more globally. Air pollution does not stop on border lines, water pollution moves with the ocean currents - Thermometers all over Earth show the rise in ocean water temperature. Marine life, especially coral reefs cannot handle this fast increase in temperature. Higher water temperature results in lower oxygen levels. Sea food for humans is endangered!!
12/22/2014 - BSB research facts: Electricity harvested from renewable energy sources is still more expensive in the short run, but much cheaper when all cost, especially health costs, storm + ice damage + flood damage are included!
12/20/2014 - Not-normal weather conditions force many insects to change their homeland and move to another one. Native Biodiversity is endangered. Native plants are not used to invasive species, and are already threatened by unusual droughts, floods, heat waves, frost.
12/19/2014- Statement from UNO and US-Pentagon statement: Climate Change endangers peace on Earth!
12/18/2014 - The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline will transport a high-sulfur bitumen, a viscous black petroleum sludge rich in hydrocarbons, nicely called tar-sands from Canada to the United States. Read about tar-sand and look how it is 'produced'
12/16/2014 - Drinking water tests show: Record drinking water pollution in public and well drinking water: insect repellent DEET, ibuprofen, antibiotics, antiseptics, hormones, BPA, and herbicides. It is quite possible that you get a sip of man-made chemicals from you faucet. Be careful man-made poisons can affect your health changing your blood , damaging your heart , often changing the chemistry of your brain.
12/11/2014 - A fair share for all - or you could say Sustainability . Why did it become uncommon to care about our future, or the future of our children? When did Ethics die?
12/10/2014 - Warming oceans have changed methane ice that was stored there for over 10000 years to methane gas. Volcanoes are releasing water vapor (H2O), CO2 carbon dioxide CO2, sulfur either as sulfur dioxide (SO2) (high-temperature volcanic gases) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) (low-temperature volcanic gases), Nitrogen , argon, helium, neon, methane, carbon monoxide and Hydrogen, but humans are burning fossil fuels releasing more greenhouse gases than all volcanoes on Earth in the last ten thousand years
12/08/2014 - BSB research: Weather disasters have cost ~$157 billion in the last 24 months. deep freezes, floods, drought and violent weather killing ten-thousands. The number of natural disasters has tripled in the last two decades. Thunderstorm damages have become five times more severe, on average. NASA scientists published the facts about our warming planet. Last year was the seventh warmest year since 1880. Nine of the 10 warmest years on record all have occurred since 2000. By now all numbers hint to the statement that 2014 will be the hottest year on Earth since humans started to survive and have a better life on Earth
12/07/2014 - Record set for strongest storm 2014 with Typhoon Hagupit with 210 km/h = 131 mi/h. Many people killed, many homes destroyed
12/05/2014 - BSB research and NASA satellites clearly show: Ice and glacier surfaces are reflecting the electromagnetic spectrum of Earth's sun, lowering the warming of Earth's surface. Nowadays the reflecting ice areas are melting away, global warming does accelerate!
12/04/2014 - Exceptional Record Drought in the last years has caused damage above $50 billion. Farmers, ranchers loose income, wildfires have destroyed homes and the life-long work of many citizens. Water conservation tips can help to save water and save money on your water bill! Rainwater harvesting and storing rainwater in big tanks is done now by many
12/03/2014 - Health Alert: Dioxins are created when plastics are burned with low temperatures. Health warning: Dioxins, PCBs + pesticides can harden arteries leading to atherosclerosis + cardiovascular diseases + stroke.
12/01/2014 - Vampire electricity is sucking a lot of money from your wallet! Save money Shut down unused electrical appliances: TV cable boxes, DVRs, computers use electricity even when turned off. People pay a higher electricity bill and with it they use huge amounts of water to produce electricity. Water that should be there for human consumption and not for producing electrical power!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines November 2014|
11/30/2014 The cold front and the blizzards set NEW records the highest electricity usage. Huge amounts of water were used to produce electricity. Huge amounts of carbon dioxide were released from fossil fuels and with it air pollution was sent into the sky from electricity producing coal-fired power plants.
11/28/2014 - Earth's magnetic poles are moving. Earth's sun is sending out solar flares causing magnetic storms around earth - northern lights appear on the horizon
11/27/2014 - US Forest Service reports record: More than one billion trees died because of the drought! Think about the price tag, how much money we lost! Think about how much oxygen these trees have produced, now they are dead
Many unusual weather events have been damaging a lot of property, farmland, crops. High Erosion removes good soil, food prices will rise, humans suffer
11/25/2014 - Nature tries to adapt to rapid environmental changes caused by a rising Earth population. World-first hybrid shark seen in Australia, Polar bears are breading with brown bears, hummingbirds change migration routes, Lion fish invade Gulf of Mexico as illegal immigrants
11/24/2014 - Niijima is the name of a volcanic island on the coast of Japan. It is growing for one year now, connecting with another older island. BSB research shows that movements of Earth's tectonic plates have caused the birth out of the ocean. The massive thawing of glaciers is changing the pressure on Earth's tectonic plates.
11/23/2014 - Latest numbers from satellites show a new all-time high Record temperature for October worldwide
11/19/2014 - Insurance payments and government records show: Never ever before so many BILLION-dollar weather disasters have happened! Blizzards, Hurricanes, Typhoons, Cyclones, floods, have destroyed many livelihoods!
11/14/2014 - Update on study Record ice melting: Antarctica and Greenland are loosing 310 billion tons of ice a year - fresh water that runs into the ocean, changing Earth's climate...
11/12/2014 - Methane gas is bubbling up in huge plumes in many of Earth's oceans and is released from perma frost soils earth-wide. Methane is 23 times more potent as carbon dioxide as greenhouse gas!
11/11/2014 - Recycling of aluminum has many benefits for all of us!
11/07/2014 - The word greenhouse gases is used very often nowadays. But thoughts how different life is in a greenhouse compared with life outside a greenhouse don't come up very often. Greenhouse gases have changed biodiversity on Earth in the past, and will change our lives again
11/05/2014 - New record: Highest death rate of sea animals KILLED by plastic trash in Earth's oceans
Ocean currents have piled up country size trash islands while ocean acidification is reducing our sea food
11/04/2014 - Huge forest areas on Earth are destroyed by humans, but we, and all life on Earth depends on trees to survive!
11/03/2014 - In the last 24 months more Carbon Dioxide CO2 more Greenhouse gases were produced and released into Earth's atmosphere by mankind than ever before: up to 126 million pounds a minute ...
11/02/2014 - BSB Research clearly shows: New age of Enlightenment would solve many problems of mankind!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines October 2014
10/30/2014 - NEW RECORDS: Earth's atmosphere and Earth's oceans are changing because over 400 ppm of carbon dioxide were measured in Earth's air - the highest amount in the last 3 million years
10/27/2014 - Forests on Earth are shrinking - more humans will suffer! 2.4 mill square km were destroyed in the last decade
10/25/2014 - BSB research clearly shows the connection between Greenhouse gases + biodiversity
10/23/2014 - BSB research shows new record: Over 2 billion cows live today on Earth, almost all of them will be eaten by humans. Cows breathe in oxygen, breathe out CO2 carbon dioxide, + cows produce a lot of methane, a very potent greenhouse gas.
10/22/2014 - January to September 2014 broke the all time heat record in the US
10/21/2014 - BSB research: International inaction on climate change will bring hunger and famine to over 1,6 billion humans! Our freedom and our security is at stake! US military declares climate change as the biggest threat to the US
10/14/2014 - Methane gas plumes bubbling up from the U.S. Atlantic Coast seafloor. Methane is 23 times more potent as greenhouse gas as CO2
10/10/2014 - Bats eat a lot of insects every night. They are flying mammals
10/08/2014 - Earthquake in China, floods in Italy, destructive storms: The new normal! Record Co2 carbon dioxide and methane amounts in Earth's atmosphere and record deforestation of Earth's forests have changed Earth's weather patterns
10/03/2014 - BSB has to report NEW Records all the time: Never before in human history wildfires destroyed so many homes - wildfires were burning, destroying property, killing people - how long will it take before conservation education eases the pain? Livelihoods were destroyed by torrential floods with river levels not seen before. Damages bigger than 100 billion Euro to houses and human property.
India, China, Europe, the US, reporting floods, destroyed the lives of many.
News global Headlines September 2014
09/02/2014 - Volcanism all over Earth has increased. Last year a new island appeared South of Japan, South of El Hiero of the Canary island group, a new underwater volcano raises. A few days ago the Etna in Sicily spew hot ashes lighting up the sky, on Iceland a volcano threatens to melt a big glacier, in Asia many people had to flee from a volcano outbreak, a strong earthquake happened in Northern California. Changing pressure on Earth's tectonic plates is one of the reasons. - Geology explains whats happening and why. Burning huge amounts of fossil fuels raises the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere causing warmer temperatures on Earth, changing earthquake patterns.
In the last decades
new records were broken all the time.|
Did you hear about the snow record? Did you hear about record fires?
Did you hear about record flooding? Did you hear about record earthquakes?
We think breaking a record is NOT normal!
BSB Conservation News August 2014
08/30/2014 - BSB research and other studies clearly show that almost all terrorists fighting in for the IS have very low education levels and are easily brain washed by their criminal leaders. With your support for BSB you help to bring an updated education to everybody!
08/24/2014 - Strong 6.0 earthquake in Northern California Nappa valley
08/17/2014 - BSB members report huge environmental damages in the war zones in the Ukraine and in Northern Iraq
08/15/2014 - Several new studies clearly show, that the amount of pollutants has increased, reducing humans life expectancy = meaning many of you will die too early!
08/12/2014 - Biodiversity on Earth is down ~29 percent. Less variety results in less knowledge, less food variety, less medicines for humans.
08/03/2014 - BSB research: Drivers waste a lot of gasoline = money without being faster, but with more risk. Green driving saves money and is good for your health!
08/01/2014 - New Record: Rain-forest areas on a new low. Deforestation is changing Earth Climate . Less trees equals less rainfall equals less flora, less CO2 storage, additionally carbon dioxyd acidifies Earth oceans, endangering marine life, reducing calcium in coral reefs, reducing the amount of marine food harvested and needed by humans. One third of Earth population depends on food out of Earths Oceans less fauna, less humans in the future... killed by less food caused by more floods and more intensive hurricanes
Breaking Conservation News Headlines July 2014
07/31/2014 - CO2 carbon dioxide levels continue to climb, RECORD high for the last 13000 years
BSB provides Information +
Conservation Education + protects you and your family!|
BSB exists to help prevent, prepare for, respond to global Nature destruction
Definition Nature Conservation: Nature = Earth's natural world
Conservation = to maintain + to protect + to conserve + to keep alive! Humans are an important part of Nature! Everybody can help, can make a difference!
Burning Global Issues:
Nature Conservation News Headlines May 2014|
May 24, 2014 - Strong earthquake hits northwest Greece
May 12, 2014 - A Texas court has ruled to give close to 3 million US Dollar to a property owner whose property and health was damaged by a company doing Hydraulic fracturing = Fracking near by. Fracking has caused many environmental disasters. Tap water in many communities is contaminated with poisonous arsenic and other harmful chemicals. In several states aquifers contain high levels of cancer-causing compounds used in fracking!
Conservation News Headlines March 2014
03/24/2014 - Oil-spills are published nowadays more often. There is a long history, and humans and animals have always paid a hefty price for these human mishaps. How much money will we pay for the latest oil-spills?
03/14/2014 - The rain gauge at BSB Nature preserve shows 0.8 inches = 2 cm of rain in the last 4 months. That is an all time RECORD for this area. The damage to trees, shrubs and wildlife is immense. 98 percent of all scientist blame human-made climate change for these record-breaking weather events. Look at the map and see that many other areas in the US have the same life-destroying conditions.
Breaking Conservation News Headlines February 2014
02/14/2014 - Volcano Mount Kelud in eastern Java spew huge amounts of grit and ashes high up in the air. 100000 people evacuated, several human lives lost, many animals dead.
Breaking Conservation News Headlines Jan. 2014|
01/22/2014 - NASA scientists published the facts about our warming planed. 2013 was the seventh warmest year since 1880. Nine of the 10 warmest years on record all have occurred since 2000.
01/15/2014 - Over 1560 US-temperature records were broken in the last 3 years! Do you think breaking a record is normal?
01/06/2014 - New record: Over 7.2 billion people live on Earth now!
01/05/2014 - NEW temperature levels in the Himalayan foothills help the people there to grow more and different fruits and vegetables
Look at future's possible scenarios...
- Growing Population - |
Conservation education is very important|
What a beautiful Earth
Conservation Education Online + Lectures
Find your Search phrase at BSB
|Contact BSB education BSB preserves Keep Earth Beautiful Help Join|
Conservation Education (CE) is the combination of two words that have become one word to educators.|
CE is the ability to give people opportunities to grow in knowledge and create changes to their life style and their environment, to have a better life, to have a safer future!
Copyright 2016 Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation
International charitable nonprofit org. 501(c)(3)
All rights reserved
Peter Bonenberger - volunteer + president
Marianne Bonenberger - director of education
BSBNCG POB 63295 Pipe Creek 78063 TX USA
BSB tries to be as accurate as possible, but we are not responsible
for broken or false links or misinterpretation.
BSB was founded 2002 +
As a nonprofit organization, BSB is always grateful for donations in support of our mission.
Fair Use Notice|
All material on 900+ BSB web-pages is intended to advance understanding of the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of Nature conservation. We believe this constitutes a "fair use" of any copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed an interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from our websites for purposes of your own that go beyond "fair use," you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. If you are the owner of copyrighted material(s) appearing on this site, and wish it to be removed, please contact us directly.