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Life Sciences - Environment - 19.10.2020
Early-arriving endangered Chinook salmon take the brunt of sea lion predation on the Columbia
Early-arriving endangered Chinook salmon take the brunt of sea lion predation on the Columbia
A sea lion devours a salmon. Opportunistic sea lions have learned that by swimming as far as 145 miles up the Columbia River, they can easily feast on migrating salmon.

Materials Science - Environment - 16.10.2020
TU Graz and AVL launch Battery Safety Center Graz
TU Graz and AVL launch Battery Safety Center Graz
At the heart of the research centre are climate chambers for targeted battery ageing under a wide variety of conditions, as well as novel mechanical test environments, including a highly dynamic crash facility for charged batteries.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.10.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.10.2020
Belize's economy gets a boost from nature
Belize’s economy gets a boost from nature
Drawing on research by Stanford scientists, countries like Belize are finding new ways to supplement their devastated ecotourism-driven economies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Innovation - Environment - 14.10.2020

Environment - 14.10.2020

Chemistry - Environment - 14.10.2020
Biodegradable flip-flops coming soon
Biodegradable flip-flops coming soon
Biodegradable plastics are very much on trend. But there are still very few sustainable alternatives for products containing foamed plastic.

Environment - 13.10.2020
UChicago hosts second annual Urban October to confront global challenges
This month marks the second annual Urban October at the University of Chicago, a monthlong initiative that highlights policy leaders, public officials, and leading researchers from Chicago and around the world who are confronting the most profound challenges facing global cities.

Environment - Campus - 13.10.2020
Stanford encourages everyone to ’Live Cardinal Green, Anywhere’
Sustainable Stanford has developed a number of ways for students, staff and faculty to continue to embrace the Cardinal Green spirit wherever they are through the Cardinal Green Anywhere initiative.

Environment - 13.10.2020
International Arctic Expedition Successfully Completed
International Arctic Expedition Successfully Completed
With the return of the Polarstern, the largest Arctic expedition of all time has come to a successful end. For more than a year, the German research icebreaker travelled in five cruise legs with more than 400 people from 20 countries to investigate the epicentre of climate change more precisely than ever before.

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.10.2020
More than 1.3 million jobs, $82 billion in wages directly tied to Great Lakes
The Great Lakes support more than 1.3 million jobs that generate $82 billion in wages annually, according to a new analysis of 2018 economic data by Michigan Sea Grant.

Environment - Career - 13.10.2020
New agreement on U.S. hydropower and river conservation
New agreement on U.S. hydropower and river conservation
Stanford's Dan Reicher discusses a new agreement addressing the role of U.S. hydropower in fighting climate change and the need to restore and sustain America's rivers.

Environment - 13.10.2020
Analysis: Invasive species - why Britain can’t eat its way out of its crayfish problem
PhD researcher Eleri Pritchard (UCL Geography) explains the problems with the invading species signal crayfish, the issues trapping poses to other native species, and why eating the crayfish isn't a solution. Invasive species pose a major threat to global biodiversity. In the UK, one of the most notorious of these invaders is the signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 12.10.2020

Campus - Environment - 09.10.2020
Students ’Flush Away 2020’
To call 2020 challenging puts it mildly. Between the pandemic, a tense presidential election and, for some reason, murder hornets, the American populace has endured a strenuous trip around the sun.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.10.2020
The quest for a holistic pesticide policy
Bans and simple measures alone won't solve the problems in plant protection. Robert Finger presses for a comprehensive pesticide policy.

Environment - Life Sciences - 07.10.2020

Health - Environment - 07.10.2020
Improved Bed Nets for Malaria Control in Tanzania
Improved Bed Nets for Malaria Control in Tanzania
Insecticide-treated bed nets are the most widely adopted preventive measure against malaria, and represent an effective form of prevention for at-risk populations.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.10.2020
Why laughing gas is a growing climate problem
Nitrous oxide, also known as "laughing gas," is the most important greenhouse gas after methane and carbon dioxide and the biggest human-related threat to the ozone layer.

Environment - Life Sciences - 07.10.2020
Birds' cultural benefits
Birds’ cultural benefits
Around the world, birds are deeply embedded in human culture. New research finds the birds people value most are under the greatest threat from deforestation and climate change.

Life Sciences - Environment - 07.10.2020
Sea lions of Kangaroo Island under threat
Sea lions of Kangaroo Island under threat
The Australian sea lion is one of the rarest sea lion species in the world, and though they are protected and mostly live in isolated locations, their numbers are falling.

Environment - 06.10.2020
PlaNet - Planned networking of stakeholders
PlaNet - Planned networking of stakeholders
The new digital tool PlaNet makes it easier for municipalities to identify important project partners but also critical voices in complex environmental and infrastructure projects.

Campus - Environment - 06.10.2020

Environment - Campus - 05.10.2020

Environment - 02.10.2020
Exploring biodiversity and climate change in the Alps
Exploring biodiversity and climate change in the Alps
A new cooperation between TUM and Berchtesgaden National Park has begun Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Berchtesgaden National Park have commenced a project for the permanent monitoring of biodiversity.

Environment - Campus - 02.10.2020
Hönggerberg campus development finds approval
Implementation of the -ETH Campus Hönggerberg 2040- vision has taken a major step forward. Zurich's municipal council approved the outlines of the plans for the future campus development with few changes.

Environment - 02.10.2020
Support grows for Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF)
Joint press release and statement GENEVA, 2 October 2020 - Three major European meteorological institutions have joined the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to announce their support for the creation of a new Systematic Observations Financing Facility.

Physics - Environment - 02.10.2020

Environment - Chemistry - 02.10.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 01.10.2020
TUM embarks on structural reform
TUM embarks on structural reform
Extensive modernization of the TUM School of Life Sciences Modernization of research areas, the alignment of teaching programs with future-ready competency profiles and an entrepreneurial management structure: The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has embarked on an extensive structural reform.

Environment - 01.10.2020
"Green" cement pour yields concrete results
University of Sydney researchers successfully create environmentally friendly, carbon dioxide-loaded cement using waste and industrial by-products.

Innovation - Environment - 30.09.2020
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