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Environment - 02.08.2021
Opinion: Why nuclear power isn’t part of the solution to the global climate change crisis
Nuclear power cannot compete with the technological, economic, safety and security advantages of the renewable evolution, says Honorary Senior Research Associate, Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute).

Life Sciences - Environment - 02.08.2021
Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
The rise of oxygen levels early in Earth's history paved the way for the spectacular diversity of animal life.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 02.08.2021
New report: State of the science on western wildfires, forests and climate change
New report: State of the science on western wildfires, forests and climate change
Exceptionally hot and dry weather this summer has fueled dozens of wildfires across the western U.S.

Life Sciences - Environment - 02.08.2021
New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards
New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards
A study published June 16 in Biotropica by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, the UW Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, WWF Hong Kong and the University of Colombo has provided an important road map to conserving rough-nosed horned lizards in Sri Lanka.

Environment - Economics / Business - 30.07.2021

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.07.2021
Urban planning: Precious resources far below the surface
Urban planning: Precious resources far below the surface
TUM geologists create 3D underground model of Munich Our cities are growing. This leads to increasing use of resources below ground, for example when building underground train systems, using geothermal heat or developing drinking water supplies.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.07.2021
Climate change to fuel increase in human-wildlife conflict, UW biologist says
Climate change to fuel increase in human-wildlife conflict, UW biologist says
With wildfires spreading across the parched Western U.S. , severe floods in Europe and in the coming decade a potential surge in coastal flooding , 2021 could be a pivotal year in how governments, societies and families view the threat of climate change.

Environment - 28.07.2021
Shift in favour of transition from nuclear energy
Social scientist studies evolution in public discourse and reaction to nuclear accidents The role of nuclear power in the Belgian energy system has caused controversy for nearly five decades.

Environment - Health - 28.07.2021
Earth's vital signs worsen amid 'business as usual' climate policy
Earth’s vital signs worsen amid ’business as usual’ climate policy
Since a global declaration of a climate emergency by more than 11,000 scientists, our planet's health hasn't improved.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.07.2021
Opinion: South Korea is bringing back bears in a country of 52 million - I went to find out how
Countries across the world are increasingly considering the reintroduction of species to habitats they have long since been driven out of, and PhD Researcher Joshua Powell (UCL Geography) whether South Korea's reintroduction of bears could provide a model for others to emulate.

Environment - 27.07.2021
Possible future for Western wildfires: Decade-long burst, followed by gradual decline
Possible future for Western wildfires: Decade-long burst, followed by gradual decline
In recent years, wildfires on the West Coast have become larger and more damaging. A combination of almost a century of fire suppression and hotter and drier conditions has created a tinderbox ready to ignite, destroying homes and polluting the air over large areas. New research led by the University of Washington and the University of California, Santa Barbara, looks at the longer-term future of wildfires under scenarios of increased temperature and drought, using a model that focuses on the eastern California forests of the Sierra Nevada.

Environment - 26.07.2021
Addressing links between poverty, housing, water access and affordability in Detroit
Addressing links between poverty, housing, water access and affordability in Detroit
In a new study of access to clean and affordable water in Detroit, University of Michigan researchers found that about 10% of the city's population is "triple burdened,” meaning those residents face higher than average rates of poverty, housing cost burden and incomplete plumbing.

Environment - 23.07.2021
Harnessing the oceans for energy
An innovative Ł10m research project will investigate the potential of harnessing offshore wind and marine renewable energy to produce zero carbon hydrogen and ammonia fuels.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 23.07.2021
Laser research to boost deep space missions
Laser research to boost deep space missions
Canberra is one step closer to being Australia's home to deep space laser communication, thanks to a government funding for researchers at The Australian National University (ANU).

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.07.2021
Researcher advances strategy to manage fisheries
Renato Molina, assistant professor, explores how transboundary marine protected areas can lead to greater fisheries cooperation between countries. With its bulging eyes and relatively unimpressive shape, the Peruvian anchoveta probably wouldn't win any beauty contests for marine life. In the category of fisheries, however, the small aquatic creature is unbeatable, reproducing at a remarkable rate and yielding catches larger than any other single wild fish species in the world.

Environment - 23.07.2021
Nature’s unsung superheroes? Mushrooms!
Subscribe to  Fiat Vox. See all  Fiat Vox  episodes. While Fiat Vox is on summer break, we have been revisiting some of our favorite episodes.

Environment - Campus - 22.07.2021

Environment - Paleontology - 22.07.2021
Huge Jurassic seabed uncovered in Cotswolds quarry
Huge Jurassic seabed uncovered in Cotswolds quarry
One of the largest and most important finds of exquisitely preserved Jurassic echinoderms - spiny-skinned marine animals such as starfish and sea urchins - has been uncovered by a University of Birmingham Research Associate.

Campus - Environment - 22.07.2021

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.07.2021
Management measures improve the conservation of the steppe bird in Lleida
Management measures improve the conservation of the steppe bird in Lleida
Over the last forty years, the agricultural intensification, as well as the urban and farming development in the Lleida Plain, have reduced the expansion and quality of the available habitat for the steppe birds of this area, which covers a great part of species of such kind in Spain.

Environment - 20.07.2021
CO2-Saving Eco-Concrete: ÖBB, Wopfinger and TU Graz prove practicality
CO2-Saving Eco-Concrete: ÖBB, Wopfinger and TU Graz prove practicality
For the construction of a small animal culvert in the course of the double-track extension of the Pottendorf railway line between Vienna Meidling and Wiener Neustadt, a concrete mix was used for the first time, whose production emits a quarter less CO2 compared with conventional concrete.

Social Sciences - Environment - 20.07.2021
Community brings a fresh spin to Detroit alleyways
One alleyway on Detroit's northwest side is being staged to power lights through rainwater harvesting as part of a plan to make more of the city's 9,000+ alleys functional and sustainable.

Environment - Career - 19.07.2021
Four UCLA research centers receive grants from California 100
In recognition of their expertise, UCLA researchers representing four research centers — spanning public health to urban planning to transportation — have been named recipients of financi

Environment - Economics / Business - 19.07.2021
Unsustainable Arctic shipping risks accelerating damage to the Arctic environment
The economic and environmental pros and cons of melting Arctic ice creating shorter shipping routes through the polar region are weighed up in ground-breaking research from UCL experts in energy and transport.

Environment - Materials Science - 19.07.2021
New GEIC Tier 2 partners showcase range of 2D material tech
Graphene@Manchester is pleased to announce a range of new industrial partnerships, with three new Tier 2 agreements signed in July and more to follow in the coming weeks.

Health - Environment - 19.07.2021

Environment - 19.07.2021
Is a 'green populist' movement emerging in Switzerland?
Is a ’green populist’ movement emerging in Switzerland?
According to two scientists, Switzerland's right-wing populist parties have adopted some ideas from green parties in order to attract more voters. In a recent shift in messaging, the populists claim that increased urbanization and growing population density are being fueled in part by immigration, and could wipe out natural areas and expand Switzerland's carbon footprint.  When Spanish sociologist Ander Audikana moved to Switzerland in February 2014, he never thought he'd be witness to an event that would shake up the country.

Environment - Innovation - 19.07.2021
Four UC Berkeley units will take on key California public policy problems
Four UC Berkeley research entities have received research awards from California 100 , an ambitious statewide initiative to envision and shape the long-term success of the state.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.07.2021
The African lake Sonachi: behind the mysteries of the great production of methane in extreme habitats
The African lake Sonachi: behind the mysteries of the great production of methane in extreme habitats
A study published in the journal , from the Nature publishing group, reveals the unusual high concentrations of methane in surface waters of the volcanic soda lake Sonachi (Kenya), in the African Rift Valley.

Environment - 16.07.2021
Removing the lead hazard from perovskite solar cells
Although a very promising solution for capturing solar energy, perovskite solar cells contain lead, which is toxic to the environment and a serious health hazard.

Environment - 16.07.2021
Environmental change impacting some Queensland fisheries
A collaborative research project to identify and measure the effects of environmental drivers on several key Queensland fishery species - snapper, pearl perch, and spanner crab - has drawn to a close.

Environment - Health - 16.07.2021
More flooding reported in Detroit metro area: U-M experts available
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to discuss a new round of highway flooding reported in the Detroit metro area Friday as steady rains moved through the region throughout the day.

Economics / Business - Environment - 15.07.2021

Health - Environment - 15.07.2021
Human waste contaminating urban water leads to 'superbug' spread - study
Human waste contaminating urban water leads to ’superbug’ spread - study
Contamination of urban lakes, rivers and surface water by human waste is creating pools of 'superbugs' in Lowand Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) - but improving access to clean water, sanitation and sewerage infrastructure could help to protect people's health, a new study reveals. Researchers studied bodies of water in urban and rural sites in three areas of Bangladesh - Mymensingh, Shariatpur and Dhaka.

Campus - Environment - 15.07.2021

Environment - Innovation - 15.07.2021

Campus - Environment - 15.07.2021
U-M overhauls its approach to addressing sexual misconduct
New office will lead this work with focus on care, support, education, prevention The University of Michigan has announced sweeping revisions to its approach to addressing sexual misconduct, includin

Environment - 14.07.2021
Sharks in Costa Brava: evidence of an ongoing decline
Some shark species, such as the basing shark and the spiny dogfish, are in populational decline in the Costa Brava, and even blackspotted smooth-hounds can have disappeared due to the fishing pressure of this marine region in the Catalan coasts.

Innovation - Environment - 14.07.2021
Crash-resistant glazing installed on the new Coventry Very Light Rail Vehicle
· Crash-resistant glazing features on the new Coventry Very Light Rail vehicle, and could be used to improve passenger safety in other means of public transport · The glazing is made of a highly resi

Economics / Business - Environment - 13.07.2021

Environment - Innovation - 13.07.2021

Social Sciences - Environment - 13.07.2021
Poor and Minority Communities Suffer More from Extreme Heat in U.S. Cities
Excess urban heat is common within cities, but not all communities burden the consequences equally, according to new UC San Diego research Low-income neighborhoods and communities with higher Black,