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Environment - 05.12.2019
Opinion: Time to ditch the harmful myth of the ’noble’ hunter-gatherer
Instead of fetishising them, we should be listening to how environmental destruction is acutely damaging the lives of hunter-gatherer communities, writes Dr Alice Rudge (UCL Institute for Advanced Studies). A boatload of tourists arrives at the homes of Batek hunter-gatherers in Malaysia. At the request of the non-Batek tour guides, Batek people hurriedly hide their televisions, radios and mobile phones.

Linguistics / Literature - Environment - 05.12.2019

Environment - Law - 05.12.2019
Switzerland’s influence on European energy policy continues to decline
What would be the consequences of failed negotiations over an electricity agreement between Switzerland and the EU?

Environment - Chemistry - 05.12.2019
Women in STEM: Dr Jenny Zhang
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Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 05.12.2019
Rainforest preservation through machine learning
Rainforest preservation through machine learning
Computer scientist David Dao develops intelligent algorithms that use satellite and drone images of rainforests to predict where the next sites of deforestation will be.

Environment - Life Sciences - 04.12.2019
Outlook for the polar regions in a 2 degrees warmer world
Four male polar bears standing on a floating whale carcass shortly after it drifted to shore on the island of Svalbard. Daniel J. Cox/Arctic Documentary Project With 2019 on pace as one of the warmest years on record, a new international study reveals how rapidly the Arctic is warming and examines global consequences of continued polar warming.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.12.2019
Atmospheric River Storms Create $1 Billion-a-Year Flood Damage
Atmospheric rivers pose a $1 billion-a-year flood risk in the West, according to a study released today.

Environment - 04.12.2019
Storyline approach to the construction of regional climate-change information
13:30 - 15:00 VeranstalterIn Doktoratskolleg Klimawandel Veranstaltungshomepage: Web: https://dk-climate-change.uni-graz.at/ Veranstaltungsort Ort: [0056010002] Seminarraum SR 56.

Environment - 03.12.2019
Global carbon emissions increase
Global carbon emissions increase
Coal use is down dramatically in the United States and the European Union, and renewable energy is gaining traction.

Environment - Health - 03.12.2019
"Climate Change is Becoming One of the Biggest Global Health Threats"
Climate change not only affects the environment, but also has significant consequences on global health.

Environment - 29.11.2019

Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.11.2019
Women in STEM: Fiona Llewellyn Beard
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Environment - 27.11.2019
Baker Institute expert: Now is time to think about securing an energy system in transition
Baker Institute expert: Now is time to think about securing an energy system in transition
Using a framework based on vulnerability, risk and offsets provides valuable insights for evaluating the security of an energy system in transition, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Environment - Life Sciences - 27.11.2019
Koalas are not 'functionally extinct' but they are in danger
Koalas are not ’functionally extinct’ but they are in danger
Reports claiming koalas are in demise went viral on Twitter this week, particularly after the American journalist Dan Rather shared it with his followers.

Environment - Life Sciences - 26.11.2019
University of Minnesota professors honored for contributions to science
The University of Minnesota and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are excited to announce that two U of M researchers have been named 2019 AAAS Fellows.

Environment - 25.11.2019
Measuring station in Davos officially labelled
Measuring station in Davos officially labelled
Greenhouse gases are the cause of climate change. The European infrastructure network ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) is committed to standardised measurements so that emissions can be compared across Europe.

Environment - 22.11.2019
Survey reveals stressors, areas of satisfaction for Stanford faculty
In a Faculty Quality of Life Survey  conducted in January and February 2019, nearly three-quarters of the faculty (74 percent) rated their overall quality of life at Stanford as "good" or "excellent," however many reported high levels of stress both in their work and life outside the institution.

Environment - Business / Economics - 21.11.2019
Reducing gas flaring will benefit economy and environment, says Baker Institute expert
Reducing gas flaring will benefit economy and environment, says Baker Institute expert
Reducing gas flaring throughout the United States would provide substantial economic and environmental benefits, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Environment - Business / Economics - 20.11.2019
Sustainable infrastructure choices identified for Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge Arc
The Oxford University-led Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC) has developed globally unique methods for simulating future population, housing growth and demand for infrastructure services. The methods explore how the necessary infrastructure can be provided affordably, securely and sustainably.

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.11.2019
A decade after the predators have gone, Galapagos Island finches are still being spooked
A decade after the predators have gone, Galapagos Island finches are still being spooked
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Environment - 19.11.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.11.2019
Mapping the benefits of the world’s largest lakes
Fresh water is the most important substance on Earth, but it isn't equally distributed across the plant.

Environment - Life Sciences - 18.11.2019
Says "hidden overharvest" from fishing plays a role in Wisconsin walleye declines
Alex Bentz, field technician at the the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources holds a walleye. A new study by UW-Madison Center for Limnology graduate student Holly Embke shows that the state's walleye fishery is being overharvested at a rate ten times higher than fishery managers anticipated. Photo by Adam Hinterthuer, UW-Madison Center for Limnology Over the last few decades, walleye in Wisconsin have been on a downward trend.

Environment - Architecture - 18.11.2019
Living bridges
Living bridges
Dense, humid broadleaf forests, monsoon-swollen rivers and deep ravines - in the Indian state of Meghalaya wooden bridges easily decay or are washed away in floodwaters. Bridges made from steel and concrete are pushed to their limits here as well. But bridges made of living tree roots can survive here for centuries.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 15.11.2019
Joint European-US ocean-monitoring satellite undergoes pre-launch tests
Testing is underway on the spacecraft that will provide highly accurate measurements of the amount and rate of global sea level rise until the 2030s through a joint European-US mission.

Environment - Social Sciences - 15.11.2019
Working with India to address human impact of climate change
Today the University of Sydney, Australia signed an MOU research agreement with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai to work on collaborative research around the flagship theme of 'Human Security in the Anthropocene'.

Environment - 14.11.2019
EPFL-developed geothermal panels reach international finals
EPFL-developed geothermal panels reach international finals
EPFL researchers have developed a geothermal system for recovering the heat captured in basements, subway tunnels and underground parking garages.

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.11.2019
How citizens become agents of environmental change
How citizens become agents of environmental change
Some programs work better than others when it comes to involving citizens in preserving the environment. After reviewing those that worked, Stanford researchers propose a blueprint for how others can educate people to maximize their impact. If you like to walk in the woods, raft a river, dig in a garden or look at butterflies, you could become an agent of change.

Environment - Health - 13.11.2019
Research global challenges
The University of Bristol has committed £800,000 from its Quality Related (QR) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) allocation to support research activities with partners in low and middle income countries.

Environment - 13.11.2019
A more sustainable material to reinforce concrete structures
A more sustainable material to reinforce concrete structures
The next generation of ultra high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) has just been created at EPFL. The new material will be used to strengthen bridges and other structures - both new and old. What's more, the process of manufacturing this material releases 60-70% less CO2 than the previous generation of fiber-reinforced concrete.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.11.2019
NSW and Queensland bushfires: experts available for comment
NSW and Queensland bushfires: experts available for comment
How might bushfires threaten animals like the koala? Is there a connection between coal and CO2? University of Sydney experts are available for comment on issues related to bushfires.

Life Sciences - Environment - 11.11.2019
Celebrating a half-century of revolutionary scientific research
Fifty years ago, scientists at the University of Chicago sought to break through traditional academic barriers to revolutionize the field of biology.

Life Sciences - Environment - 11.11.2019
A half-century of revolutionary science
Fifty years ago, scientists at the University of Chicago sought to break through traditional academic barriers to revolutionize the field of biology.
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