|BSB directory||Conservation news||BSB Education||BSB Nature Preserve||Patient Earth|
Breaking Conservation News HeadlinesBSB-research 2014 + how to keep Nature beautiful + how to secure our future!
Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation|
Conservation Education Online + Lectures
International charitable nonprofit org.
Earth needs an environmental balance!
BSB is managed by volunteers
More and more RECORDs are broken!|
Think back 20 years ago: Compare, storms, floods, earthquakes with happenings today!
Nature conservation is more urgent than ever!
Did you hear about the snow / ice record? Did you hear about RECORD fires?
Did you hear about RECORD flooding? Did you hear about record earthquakes?
Every record tells us that very unusual things are happening, things that could harm us, could harm our children, our future!
This BSB News-page shows only headlines, send us an email to learn more!
We think breaking a RECORD is NOT normal!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines July 2014|
07/27/2014 - 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
07/24/2014 - 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
07/20/2014 - The gigantic trash pile in the Pacific ocean is 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...
07/17/2014 - 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!
07/14/2014 - 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
07/09/2014 - 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.
07/07/2014 - NEW RECORD in Power demand equals Air pollution RECORD
Water usage for electric power production was never higher
Solar panels = Photovoltaic PV prices have dropped again. Ask us for advice and get get the most for your money!
07/01/2014 - BSB research update: Warmer ocean water has 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. The stored 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
Humans are an important part of Nature! Everybody can help, can make a difference!|
Burning Global Issues: To understand why Nature Conservation is essential for human survival, we need to collect the facts, we need to stay updated with environmental news, we need to think how all things are connected, need each other to let the whole system function! BSB shows you the 'big picture'. Every responsible person should be a Nature Conservationist, should try to update his/her Nature knowledge!
Why is photosynthesis so important?
Why is Earth sick?
Why we see a rainbow?
What are tar-sands?
Where to find all Science lessons?
How do Northern lights look like?
Why needs Water Energy?
What is a Smart Grid?
Mexican free-tailed bats
What did Archimedes?
Can You hear the voices of the trees?
Who is Flora + Fauna?
Why should we test Water?
How can I save water?
Why I am the only bear in the TX Hill Country?
How long can fish fly?
Hermann Hesse Trees?
How do Tree Tunnels look?
Why mushrooms look so different?
Why green leaves turn red in fall?
Why do mammals have blood?
Why recycling helps humans?
Why air pollution makes you sick?
Why is burning plastic dangerous?
Why to avoid pesticides?
Why Wind energy is renewable energy?
Why your car needs so much gasoline?
Why mountains + volcanoes exist?
Where / Why did earthquakes occur?
How do maps of Earth look like?
How to keep Nature beautiful?
How does an arrowhead look like?
Can you name this bird?
What birds live in Central Texas?
Are there green solutions?
How climate change affects?
How Glaciers are melting?
How to save money with sunshine?
Want to train your brain?
What did Hermann Hesse say about trees?
Decades of Nature conservation + conservation education
Breaking Conservation News Headlines June 2014|
June 26, 2014 - Using too much Nitrogen fertilizer does a lot of harm to Earth's atmosphere, to Earth's oceans, to rivers, lakes and our fresh . 'Dead zones' in Earth's oceans (meaning areas where marine life cannot survive) are expanding.
June 21, 2014 - More and more people ask BSB how to become a good Steward of the land - how to be prepared for the future, having a better life!
June 15, 2014 - NEW RECORD: 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
June 12, 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, less fauna, less humans in the future...
June 10, 2014 - NEW RECORD: Warmest June in Germany since beginning of weather report history. Many people die related to violent weather
June 9, 2013 - Two years ago, BSB reported a NEW Record: Never before on Colorado's history wildfires destroyed so many homes. A year later, wildfires were burning again in Colorado, destroying homes, killing people - how long will it take before conservation education eases the pain? Also a year ago German citizens livelihoods were destroyed by torrential floods with river levels not seen before. Damages bigger than 8 billion Euro to houses and human property.
This year floods in Bosnia and now in Sri Lanka and Pakistan have destroyed the lives of many. With warmer oceans more water is evaporating resulting in more storms and floods threatening more people becoming a real global issue
June 6, 2014 - 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
June 4, 2014 - 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, acidification, trash piles, man-made chemicals.
June 3, 2014 - New Record: United Nation reports $390 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!!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines May 2014
May 27, 2014 - 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
May 24, 2014 - Strong earthquake hits northwest Greece
May 18, 2014 - RECORD floods in Europe, RECORD drought in Texas and California. Earth's climate reacts on humans production of excessive air pollution, greenhouse gases, water pollution, and soil contamination.
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 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!
May 11, 2014 - Huge forest areas on Earth are destroyed by humans, but we, and all life on Earth need trees to survive!
May 8, 2014 - 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!
May 4, 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 22 times more potent as carbon dioxide as greenhouse gas!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines April 2014
04/30/2014 - CO2 carbon dioxide levels continue to climb, RECORD high for the last 13000 years
04/26/2014 - BSB Research clearly shows: New age of Enlightenment would solve many problems of mankind!
04/24/2014 - China's government reports: '2 percent of our land is too polluted to grow crops ...' - other countries refuse to test their polluted soil
04/20/2014 - BSB Health warning: Burning plastic produces Dioxins, which is very harmful to a human body. PCB's + pesticides can harden arteries leading to atherosclerosis + cardiovascular diseases, heart problems.
04/18/2014 -New RECORD: Earth population has risen again: China 1,387,900,000, India 1,256,388,000, USA 320,753,000, Indonesia 250,686,000, Brazil 200,825,000. More people = more food, more energy, more carbon dioxide ...
04/15/2014 - Nature has such a huge biodiversity, often we are amazed by the colors and shapes. Look how beautiful wildlife can be..
04/10/2014 - Rising carbon dioxide 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. The producer looses his income, consumers will pay higher prices for seafood
04/05/2014 - Highest mercury contamination of human sea food reported! Mercury causes a lot of damage to humans who eat contaminated sea food!
04/02/2014 - Earthquake 8.2 magnitude in Chile, Iquique
Breaking Conservation News Headlines March 2014
03/26/2014 - Japan is harvesting methane ice in a 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!
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?
03/19/2014 - Migration is in full swing in Central Texas. The endangered bird Golden cheeked Warbler is back at our Nature reserve in Texas, and the Mexican free-tailed bats 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.
03/13/2014 - Trees produce oxygen , store CO2 = carbon dioxide , but money + greed destroys trees killing human life. Millions of trees cut all over Earth - Brazil lowers rain-forest protection. Humans + all life on Earth pay dearly for this irresponsible behavior.
03/12/2014 - 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.
03/11/2014 - Spring has sprung in the Texas Hill Country, but record low temperatures of 18 F have destroyed many Springs blossoms. See Redbud trees in bloom at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve in the Texas Hill Country
03/10/2014 - Magnitude-6.9 earth quake on the coast of Northern California - no injuries reported
03/07/2014 - New research: 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?
03/06/2014 - Deforestation in the Amazon rain-forest accelerates. More Soybeans are planted, too many cows are overgrazing the meadows because Earth's population is growing
03/05/2014 - In the last 24 months more Carbon Dioxide CO2 was produced and released into Earth's atmosphere by mankind than ever before: up to 126 million pounds a minute ...
03/04/2014 - 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?
03/03/2014 - Health Warning: Man-made chemicals: Cancer cells grow when fed by formaldehyde, a substance found in plastics, wood panels, cheap furniture.
03/02/2014 - 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!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines February 2014
02/28/2014 - Biodiversity on Earth is down ~29 percent. Less variety results in less knowledge, less food variety, less medicines for humans.
02/26/2014- UN-Organization and US-Pentagon statement: Climate Change endangers peace on Earth!
02/24/2014 - Not-normal weather conditions lead billions of tiny ants from South America to the southern US states. Native Biodiversity is endangered. Native plants are not used to invasive species, and are already threatened by unusual droughts, floods, heat waves, frost.
02/23/2014 - Climate change caused by burning fossil fuels to fast, moves wildlife Northward BUT many animals cannot adaptfast enough, getting endangered, or dying off!
02/20/2014 - Coal fired power plants are the biggest air polluters, blowing toxic materials as mercury in the air. They use huge amounts of water, often the coal ash is poisoning the rivers, killing all life. And today in North Carolina a coal fired power-plant is releasing Arsenic into a river endangering more people, poisoning our drinking water supply.
02/20/2014 - People of New England were amazed to see Northern lights, caused by a strong eruption of sun particles
02/19/2014 - Warmer Atlantic ocean temperatures are to blame for several severe storms which have brought RECORD rainfall to parts of England, damaging at least 5,800 homes, bringing chaos to people's life...
02/18/2014 - Earthquake 6.5 magnitude, NW of Barbados Caribbean
02/17/2014 - BSB research: 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!
02/16/2014 - All over Earth thermometers show that in the new century ten 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
02/15/2014 - Earth's oceans are changed. Pollution, trash, higher temperatures will lead to reduced amounts of sea food. Over 1.5 billion humans depend on sea food for survival.
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.
02/11/2014 - Can living an ethical life help us, can it change our world to the better?
Are the Ten Commandments important to you?
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!
02/09/2014 - 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 10000 Americans died this year because of mercury filled pollution, many others have health problems from mercury contaminated fish and poisoned food.
02/07/2014 - New BSB research: Warmer oceans are changing Earth's ocean currents resulting in storms, blizzards and unusual weather patterns
02/05/2014 - US Forest Service: 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
02/04/2014 - Mercury and a lot of pollution from coal fired power plants that have no filters is poisoning humans and wildlife, causing illnesses and deaths.
02/03/2014 - Fossils are witnesses to ancient times, telling us about Earth's changing history
02/02/2014 - Indonesia Sinabung volcano erupted today killing dozens of people. Global warming is expanding the volume of sea-water in oceans Earth oceans, changing volcanoes out-brake patterns.
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!
Are we dinosaurs?
Breaking Conservation News Headlines January 2014|
01/31/2014 - Warming oceans have changed methane ice that was stored there for over 10000 years to methane gas. Earthquakes are releasing the strong greenhouse gas methane feeding climate change!
01/28/2014 - Several new studies clearly show, that the amount of pollutants has increased, reducing humans life expectancy = meaning you will die earlier!
01/27/2014 - BSB research: Weather disasters have cost the Americans ~$53 billion in the last 24 months. deep freezes, 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.
01/26/2014 - The Bible, the Q'ran, the Torah, all holy scripts require humans to care for Earth, to protect HIS creation. Ruling like a good king over Earth, caring for other humans, caring for animals: These thoughts were given to humans thousands of years ago. Do you know who many humans follow these rules?
01/25/2014 - Changed weather patterns have diverted the Gulf Stream 90 miles to the North. Sea food has to move with this very important ocean current.
01/24/2014 - 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.
01/23/2014 - New 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!
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.
01/21/2014 - Nature tries to adapt to rapid environmental changes caused by a rising Earth population. World-first hybrid shark seen in Australia, hummingbirds change migration routes, Lion fish invade Gulf of Mexico as illegal immigrants
01/19/2014 - Exceptional Record Drought in the last years has caused damage above $40 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!
01/17/2014 - NEW RECORD: Never before so many people have lived on Earth, asking for healthy air, fresh water, energy, shelter...
01/16/2014 - 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 pollutants
BSB also promotes water conservation providing solutions!
01/15/2014 - Imagine: Over 1560 US-temperature records were broken in the last 3 years! Do you think breaking a record is normal?
01/14/2014 - BSB research: 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!
01/13/2014 - 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
01/11/2014 - NEW RECORD: Earth's energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose again to a record high of 39.6 billion tons
01/10/2014 - 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!
01/09/2014 NEW Records are set for the highest electricity usage. Huge amounts of water were used to produce this electricity. Huge amounts of air pollution was sent into the sky from electricity producing coal-fired power plants.
01/08/2014 - 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.
01/06/2014 - New record: Cold temperatures in the US Mid-West have caused a record usage of electricity, leading to a record of mercury laden air-pollution from coal fired power-plants
01/05/2014 - New record: Over 7.2 billion people live on Earth now!
01/04/2014 - NEW temperature levels in the Himalayan foothills help the people there to grow more and different fruits and vegetables.
01/03/2014 - The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline will transport a sludge out of tar-sands from Canada to the United States. Read what tar-sand is and how it is 'produced'
01/02/2014 - New record: Highest death rate of sea animals KILLED by plastic trash in Earth's oceans
|>Every person can make a difference!!||
Burning fossil fuels emits huge amounts of
Humans burn huge amounts of coal for energy = our children will suffer!
Burning huge amounts of coal is harming Earth's environment, endangering our future!
Get facts about hurricanes!|
Get facts about Earth!
Get facts on Climate Change
Get facts on Greenhouse Gases
Water Conservation - How- Why
How can You make a change??
WHY trees? - Ethics-why?
|Breaking Conservation News Headlines December 2013|
12/31/2013 - Dear Earth - we wish you all the best for the year 2014
May all your air get clean, may all your water get healthy!
12/30/2013 - Three US-States have asked insurers to add 'climate change' to their policies.
12/28/2013 - New underwater volcano close to El Hierro causes 550 earthquakes around the Canary Islands. Geology explains whats happening
12/25/2013 - Recycling of aluminum has many benefits for all of us!
12/23/2013 - International food prices are rising because violent weather destroys agricultural areas. All life on Earth will suffer. Update Your Conservation education to be prepared, to have a better life!
12/22/2013 - Energy usage around Earth has created a NEW RECORD. Never before humans have demanded so much energy, never before so much pollution has been produced to deliver the demanded energy!
12/18/2013 - 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
12/06/2013 - Earth's Ozone layer has a large man-made hole above the Arctic Humans and animals are endangered by higher UV radiation, more skin cancer will develop
12/14/2013 - Life comes up with many questions. BSB answers questions. The more answers you have, the better your life will be!
12/13/2013 - Snow falls in Middle East, Jerusalem, Cairo
12/08/2013 - Frost + Ice in Texas, storms in northern Germany, flooding in South America ... Earth's weather gets more violent, extremes happen more often. The words Global warming and Climate change try to describe the reasons, but there are so many changes to Earth that humans irresponsible behavior has caused.
has a growing population|
How much carbon dioxide CO2 does the Earth population breathe out?
|Breaking Conservation News Headlines November 2013|
11/21/2013 - South of Japan a new island appeared: Underwater volcano raises new island. A few days ago the Etna in Sicily spew hot ashes lighting up the sky. Changing pressure on tectonic plates - Geology explains whats happening
11/15/2013 - Update on study: Antarctica and Greenland are loosing 310 billion tons of ice a year - fresh water that runs into the ocean, changing Earth's climate...
11/09/2013 - Destructive Typhoon Haiyan has killed thousands of people in the Philippines!
11/03/2013 - Research and clinical studies prove that man-made chemicals can change peoples mind, can change their behavior, can poison body and mind
11/02/2013 - Fresh water from melting Arctic ice is moving towards equator, changing pressure on tectonic plates - Geology explains the changes
Dilution is NO solution for pollution!|
Delusion is NO solution for pollution!
Want to learn more?
Sign in - update your
|Breaking Conservation News Headlines October 2013|
10/31/2013 - Heavy flooding in Central Texas
10/27/2013 - Volcano Etna still spews lava and ashes
10/26/2013 - Tidal energy generator works great in Canada and Japan producing clean energy from ocean waves - sustainable energy!
10/17/2013 - Earth is still shaking in the Philippines after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake had killed over 110 people
10/12/2013 - BSB research update: Plants have amazing mathematical abilities
10/02/2013 - Photos of new island on the coast of Thailand published. BSB research shows that movements of Earth's tectonic plates have caused the rise out of the ocean. The massive thawing of glaciers is changing the pressure on Earth's tectonic plates.
10/01/2013 - Fishermen report: Slow growth on crabs and Oysters because oceans get more acidic from CO2 carbon dioxide
Too much fertilizer in the Gulf of Mexico created largest man-made DEAD zone in the Gulf of Mexico
Breaking Conservation News Headlines September 2013
09/29/2013 - Record for the last 13000 years: Freight ship has used the Northernmost passage. The Chinese Nordic Orion could pass through the Arctic due to little ice.
09/27/2013 - Earthquakes show the movements of Earth's continental plates: Strong aftershocks after Earthquake 7.4 magnitude, Pakistan. Geology explains how melted ice water changes pressure on Earth's crust
09/22/2013 - Earth's Permafrost is thawing, shrinking Methane ice is revealing plant seeds 28000 years old
Methane seeping from the seafloor through cracks and faults, freezing sea animals partly. Earth's climate is changing because of high levels of greenhouse gases. Methane is 22 times more potent than carbon dioxide CO2
09/19/2013 - BSB gets reports from all over Earth about millennium floods - all just accidental?
09/17/2013 - NEW BSB study about floods: Earth's oceans are storing 91 percent of the excess heat and huge amounts of CO2 carbon dioxide.
09/16/2013 - Hurricane Ingrid hits Mexico. Storms kill more than 20 people
09/15/2013 - Electricity from ocean waves. Renewable clean energy from natural movements of waves helps countries with coast lines to save money and to lower their Carbon dioxide CO2 emissions
09/12/2013 - Flood news: Heavy rain in several regions has killed many people, has destroyed many homes, and did cause very high erosion rates, especially when Earth's surface was damaged by men or animal . The riparian protection along many rivers is messed up by humans, cows, industrial agriculture for decades. Today many lakes look slimy green. These algae are toxic, grow on run-off fertilizer from industrial food production
09/11/2013 - Humpback whales adapt to changing ocean conditions, passing on new hunting techniques to each other, whale mothers teach their babies new words every day
09/10/2013 - Melting Arctic sea-ice water has a different salinity, changing weather patterns in the US and globally!
09/05/2013 - Electricity producing fossil-fuel power-plants are using more water than people! Energy conservation = water conservation!
09/03/2013 - Fourth bee-killing insecticide banned by E.U.
09/01/2013 - The first bats start to migrate. Bats are great insect eaters, helping farmers to use less poisonous chemicals.
Breaking Conservation News Headlines August 2013
08/31/2013 - Human have caused earthquakes: New studies show direct link between earthquakes and oil /gas drilling, fracking. Our studies conclude human activities have caused a shift of pressure on Earth's floating lithospheric plates
08/30/2013 - Strong Earthquake 7.0 magnitude, Alaska ALEUTIAN Islands - more on Earthquake News
08/30/2013 - New record: Washed in fertilizer has caused the biggest ever DEAD zone in Gulf of Mexico with 6,970 square miles!
08/29/2013 - Huge wildfires threaten homes near Yosemite National Park. Trees and shrubs store carbon dioxide, imagine how much CO2 is released...
08/28/2013 - Eastern Russia has to deal with severe floods - rivers 26 ft higher than normal
08/27/2013 - Nature needs millions of years to change plant material = biomass into coal. But everywhere on Earth humans burn coal to produce electricity, changing the balance of Nature. Only the extensive use of renewable energy could reduce greenhouse gases avoiding more violent weather, more wild fires, and high food prices!
08/25/2013 - Typhoon Trami attacked citizens in southern China with tremendous flood waters
08/24/2013 - Carbon Dioxide CO2 in the air acidifies ocean water, endangers coral reefs, endangering: Marine food supply for humans + livelihood for fishermen
08/23/2013 - Research shows elevated contamination of Nitrates in our drinking water - Health alert!
08/22/2013 - Russian freighter ships will use the route through the Arctic because sea ice retreat has continued. Ice extent now 5.94 million square kilometers = 2.30 million square miles
08/20/2013 - People in Norway complaining about nausea and Dizziness and Lightheadedness. Scientists have visited the area and measured high volumes of methane in the air. Source is methane ice thawing due to warmer temperatures! Methane is a very strong potent greenhouse gas
08/18/2013 - New research: Monarch butterflies on strong decline: Air pollution + destroyed food plants, genetically modified plants + poisonous chemicals are killing them. Butterflies are important pollinators
08/17/2013 - 5.0 magnitude earthquake at Little Sitkin Island, Alaska coast today
08/16/2013 - Over 2 million acres of US-land burned by 'wildfires' in the year 2013 - rising...
08/16/2013 - Earthquake Magnitude 6.5 near WELLINGTON, New Zealand
08/15/2013 - In the last 20 months temperatures were far above other hot years. Nearly all of the previous 117 years of temperature records were bunched between 51 and 54 degrees, while the last 18 months were well above 55 F, the warmest 18 months globally.
In Australia meteorologists had to add new colors to their heat maps The heat maps previously went to 118 degrees F, for the last 12 months that was not enough
08/10/2013 - Lava runs down a volcano close to Jakarta killing over 10 people. Some Hobby-Chemists compare the Co2 carbon dioxide emissions of a volcano with the Co2 emissions from burning coal or gasoline, but there are huge differences
08/09/2013 - Flooding in 16 US states, drought in many others and at our Nature Preserve in the southern Texas Hill Country - climate change shows its teeth. People pay a high price...
08/08/2013 - Ice is thawing everywhere on Earth
How do melting glaciers look like?
08/05/2013 - BSB research: International inaction on climate change will bring hunger and famine to over 1,4 billion humans!
Breaking Conservation News Headlines July 2013
July 28, 2013 - Will food printed with 3D printers solve our food distribution system?
July 26, 2013 - Antarctica has big areas of permafrost. It is melting!
July 24, 2013 - NEW research shows: When you take your bag with lawn care and put it on your lawn, all life, as dogs or cats (including your child) that plays on this lawn has higher cancer rates. There are strong links between insecticides and pesticides and bladder cancer
July 23, 2013 - The use of too many Antibiotics in the industrial food production has endangered human health, killing people.
July 10, 2013 - NEW Record: The United states has recorded all wildfires for half a century. Never before, so many wildfires have destroyed Nature and human homes!
July 9, 2013 - Several commercial power plants leak a lot of harmful contaminants. Nuclear power plants emit cancer causing radioactive tritium contaminating drinking water
July 4, 2013 - A happy 4th of July to all Americans - new records in heat, drought and floods make it difficult for many to celebrate.
|Breaking Conservation News Headlines June 2013|
June 30, 2013 - ALL-time RECORD today in Death Valley National Park, California. The air temperature rose to 129.2 �Fahrenheit = 54 �Celsius at the Furnace Creek Visitor's Center
June 30, 2013 - Climate change shows its teeth not only in Alaska. US government declares a federal disaster for spring flooding in parts of Alaska; temperatures in Anchorage over 90 F. Floods kill over 2000 people in the Himalaya, many die in floods in Southern Brazil. Heat wave + drought with over 108 F in southern Texas, cold wet weather in Germany
June 15, 2013 - A year ago, BSB reported a NEW Record: Never before on Colorado's history wildfires destroyed so many homes. Today wildfires are burning again in Colorado, destroying homes, killing people - how long will it take before conservation education eases the pain? Germany has to deal with torrential floods with river levels not seen in the last 1000 years. Damages bigger than 8 billion Euro to houses and human livelihood
June 13, 2013 - drought leading to wildfires, resulting in destruction of human life and property
June 2, 2013 - Oklahoma city tries to calculate all the damages caused by two violent tornadoes in the last few days. 25 Human life were lost, living conditions for many badly damaged, over 1000 homes destroyed, over 2 billion damage
Nature Conservation News Headlines May 2013
May 26, 2013 - Record weather: snow in southern Germany, floods in Central Texas
May 21, 2013 - NEW volcano outbreak: Alaska's Pavlof Volcano (2,518 km) has spew ash up to 22,000 feet, ash-clouds drifting eastward. Lava runs down melting the snow. Air travel can be disrupted
May 17, 2013 - Three years ago, Deepwater Horizon oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico; huge amounts of toxic deadly oil mud is still covering the ocean floor, endangering humans and wildlife
May 2, 2013 - BSB doctors come to the conclusion that the new bird flu virus H7N9 is a new mutation, changing closer to the ability to spread from human to human
Nature Conservation News Headlines April 2013
April 19, 2013 - Huge amounts of air poisoned by Waco Fertilizer plant explosion
April 5, 2013 - Deadly Florida algae bloom caused by intensive fertilizer inflow has killed millions of sea life, but also many endangered manatees.
Look at future's possible scenarios...
We have a dream...|
People would like to extend their knowledge, would like to explore, would like to ask questions and to open their minds...
"The question of ethics is what the highest good is for mankind.."
With an update 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 keep Nature 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
+ Science Biology - take a glimpse!
Nature Conservation News Headlines March 2013|
March 27, 2013 - Insurance payments and government records show: Never ever before so many BILLION-dollar weather disasters have happened in the US! Blizzards, Hurricanes, Typhoons, Cyclones have destroyed many livelihoods!
March 25, 2013 - Weather related record energy demand leads to a lot of mercury emitted by coal-fired power-plants.
March 03, 2013 - Record temperatures in Australia. Summer temperature break all time record from 1998. Scientists blame climate change
Nature Conservation News Headlines February 2013
Feb 27, 2013 - Feb 23, 2013 - Six underground storage tanks for nuclear waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in US-state Washington are leaking
Feb 15, 2013 - 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??
Feb 10, 2013 - Blizzard dumps up to 40 inches of snow on US North East - over 9 people dead, millions in damage
Feb 04, 2013 - New research: High concentrations of methane found in Arctic surface waters. Dissolved methane in overlying atmosphere is 22 times more potent as greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide CO2.
Nature Conservation News Headlines January 2013|
Jan 23, 2013 - Man-made earthquake in the Dallas Texas area
Jan 21, 2013 - Groundwater and aquifers in several US-states are contaminated with potent man-made chemicals, harmful to human health, causing cancer
Jan 11, 2013 - Glaciers are melting fast on the South tip of South America.
Jan 03, 2013 - Scientists have to create new words to describe occurring severe environmental problems: defaunation, defloration, you all know deforestation
|Records are not normal:|
RECORD high for food price index! equals More and more people cannot afford to buy food.
One phrase will be heard very often:
People protesting because they are hungry!
Violent weather, droughts, floods, are destroying huge parts of the harvest. Rice, corn, wheat prices are soaring ...
How many will face starvation?
Nature Conservation News Headlines December 2012|
2012-12-09 - Research data: Greenland has experienced RECORD melt 2012, and warmest summer in 170 years
2012-12-08 - Warmer coastal waters kill thousands of water birds in Chile and Peru
Nature Conservation News Headlines November 2012
2012-11-04 - Hunger in Haiti. Hurricane Sandy has destroyed food harvest
Nature Conservation News Headlines October 2012
2012-10-31 - Warm ocean water is the reason for hurricane Sandy
2012-10-30 - Hurricane Sandy is drenching the US East coast with NYC. Flooding, high waves, power outages. Sandy has married winter-storms from Canada creating a Frankenstorm!
Nature Conservation News Headlines September 2012
2012-09-25 - NEW RECORD National Snow Ice Data Center reports that as of this month arctic sea ice has dropped to its lowest level in 10000 years
2012-09-15 - Air pollution has been producing a Warming Hole over the U.S.
Nature Conservation News Headlines August 2012:|
2012-08-13 - NEW RECORD in Phoenix, AR, 115 F, record energy demand, record air pollution, record water usage
2012-08-09 - NEW RECORD: All temperature data collected; never before in weather recording history the US was as hot as July 2012
Nature Conservation News Headlines July 2012: - -
2012-07-31 - NEW RECORD energy production in Texas today! More high temperatures resulting in higher energy demand + high pollution levels. India's grid got overwhelmed, and 636 million people are out of electricity!
2012-07-25 - NEW RECORD: Greenland ice is melting faster than in the last 10000 years. Huge ice pieces float in ocean, salinity of coastal regions is changing.
2012-07-22 - China's capital in chaos: Beijing's population had to face the heaviest rain storm in 3 generations
2012-07-13 - NEW RECORD: The United States Department of Agriculture has listed disaster areas in over 1,000 counties of 26 drought-stricken states, declaring the largest man-made disaster in America ever!
2012-07-10 - NEW Record: US had to deal with the hottest 6 months on record! Electricity bills up, food prices up!
2012-07-09 - NEW RECORD: Wildfires in Colorado are the worst in states history, causing huge damage
2012-07-06 - NEW Record: 56% of Continental U.S. are now in a drought!
Nature Conservation News June 2012:|
2012-06-28 - NEW RECORD in Texas: Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) reported two new June records for peak electric demand. Electric use during the 4 -5 p.m. hour averaged out over 66,000 megawatts (MW). With this record came a NEW RECORD in air pollution!
2012-06-23 - RECORD heat in US-East, record wildfires in Colorado, wildfires in Utah - Nature fights back!
2012-06-20 - NEW Record: Record energy demand on the US Mid-Atlantic and Northeast because of strong heat wave
2012-06-18 - NEW Record: Never before on Colorado's history wildfires destroyed so many homes
2012-06-15 - NEW Record: A hail storm in Dallas Texas was called "Apocalyptic" by citizens who suffered huge damage
2012-06-11 - NEW Record: The hottest five month in US history changed living conditions for billions of tiny ants from South America. They invade southern US states resulting in damage to food plants, wildlife.
2012-06-09 - E. Coli outbreak in Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, California
Nature Conservation News March April May 2012:|
BSB Nature Preserve has lost dozens old trees due to drought, but Nature tries hard to stay alive and show us its beauty!
2012-04-26 - 26 years ago Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded
2012-04-10 - NEW RECORD: In the last 117 years, it was never that warm in the US!
2012-03-24 - New Record for March - deadly tornadoes again strike Midwest after fast temperatures drop
| When people have faith and believe in God
how can they destroy HIS creation?
saw Creation was good |
Join us and follow HIS commands!
God gave us a brain to think, to act!
Knowledge helps us to do good
Protect Earth is a task for all major religions!
Did you ever think about how much our life is depending on Earth's spheres?
New Record Radio activity around the nuclear power plant found in water, air,
and contaminates soil. Higher amounts of radioactivity found in
drinking water in Tokyo. Cooling water sprayed on the crippled
reactors has contaminated the ground water running out of cracks
and is transported with ocean
currents around Earth. Three of five nuclear reactors in Japan
had a partly melt down! A melt down of nuclear rods is about the
worst that can happen to a nuclear plant!|
Agricultural products around the nuclear power plant cannot be eaten anymore, too much radiation! Click here to get nuclear + radiation facts
Get a glimpse of
other countries with Earth maps, see country shapes and sizes,
rivers, and capitals|
Every country has its own problem! is the key solution to our pollution problems!
BSB gives advice!
Conservation education gives you solutions to have a
Did you hear comments about the MYTH of Climate Change? - Here is a tip how you can respond.
Ask the guy who gave these remarks:
Did you hear about the snow record? Did you hear about record fires? Did you hear about record flooding? How would you explain what 'record' means?
Do you think "breaking a record" is normal? How many world records did you break?
Now wait and listen to the response...
BSB had published a lot of scientific sound information on over the last 16 years.
|BSB 870+ web-pages offer tips and advice, without lies or political blindness!|
Changing ocean currents will endanger|
more than three billion humans
plus uncountable animals and plants.
Our freedom and our security is at stake!
dust storms - wind erosion
air pollution - Earth maps
NASA temperature data from more than 1,000 weather stations and satellites
around the globe measure ocean temperatures.
|Nature education + Nature Conservation + interdisciplinary science courses present facts + guided tours + presentations + lectures|
More about 128 acre Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
Rainwater catchment system save money - see how to harvest rainwater
Bandera County Visitors Bureau
Nature in the Texas Hill Country
Texas Parks and Wildlife Audio Library
Why to use mulch - How to make mulch - BSB Nature Preserve
Video: Peter Bonenberger shows how + why to make mulch out of Texas 'cedar' = juniperus ashei
Web-pages for mobile devices:
Keep Earth clean
Carbon Dioxide CO2
Mexican free-tailed bats
Glaciers are melting
What can we do?
Endangered Species 2
Endangered Species 1
you hear the voices of the trees
Climate Change Scenario - What can kill us? - Bird Quiz - BSB pictures - LCRA - Lower Colorado River Authority
Man-made Nature Paradise -
Want to understand Nature?
Marianne Bonenberger + Peter Bonenberger are Germans who offer you very personal Conservation education programs to become a BSB Master Conservationist.
Have Nature questions? - want answers?
Learn on your computer - we offer distance learning.
Update your environmental knowledge - Send BSB an email!
About BSB Lectures - Keep-Earth-Beautiful - Join BSB - Address
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!
Search BSB with your search phrase
Copyright � Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation
International charitable nonprofit organization 501(c)(3)
All rights reserved
Peter Bonenberger - volunteer + president
Marianne Bonenberger - volunteer + director of education
BSBNCG POB 63295 Pipe Creek 78063 TX USA - firstname.lastname@example.org
BSB tries to be as accurate as possible, but we are not responsible
for broken or false links or misinterpretation
As a nonprofit organization, BSB is always grateful for donations in support of our mission.
You can use the links below to read some of our 870+ BSB web-pages!
Or You can use our BSB Directory
How life works
Earth from space
fantastic stuff - - - - - - - - Glaciers - - - - - - - - - - - Ocean acidification - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Philosophy - Famous Men - About AIR
Air Facts - Hurricanes - - - - - - Cap + trade - - - POISON - Mercury - - - - - Protect Creation with Education - - Efficient light-bulbs - - Green solutions - - Nuclear Waste - - - Renewables - - - - - - - - - Conserve Nature: Save Money! - be happier! - have a better Life! - - - future - - - - - BSB members save money - - - Nature News - - - - - - Earthquakes - - Fossils - Geography - Arrowheads - Biology - Human Heart - Human Brain - Human Blood - Skeleton - Sapere Aude! - - About flora - - Tree tunnels - Salvias - Earth-Star - Native Plants - Pearl Vine - Mushrooms - Mexican Oak - Redbud - Madrone - Junipers - - Mangroves
- Turf Grasses - - Rainforest
Temperate - - - About fauna - - Robins - Goldencheeked Warbler - Cardinals - Hummingbird - Roadrunner - Cliff Swallows - Scrub Jay - Cedar Waxwing - US endangered
bird list - - - Monarch - - - Mammals - - - - - WHY save endangered species? - - - - -
All about Bandera TX - - - - - - - Zoom in Nature - More Photos - BSB-Info - Nature Center - BSB mission - Wildflowers - Native plants - - - WHY Education? - Marianne Bonenberger - Master Conservationist
- - - - - - - -
difference! - BSB members work to keep Earth beautiful!! -
BSB members from North + South America from Canada, Asia + Europe support Conservation Education
Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation is supported by:
Bandera Bank - Reagan Peterson - Robert House
Bob Taylor - Bob Schindler - Rob McCorkle
Fair Use Notice|
All material on 860+ 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.