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Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.11.2019
Women in STEM: Fiona Llewellyn Beard
For Cambridge students For our researchers Business and enterprise Colleges and Departments Email and phone search Give to Cambridge Museums and collections Undergraduate Events and open days Fees an

Environment - 27.11.2019
Tipping points push Earth towards hothouse climate
More than half of the tipping points that could push the planet towards a hothouse Earth and threaten human civilisation are now "active", a group of leading scientists have warned.

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 - 21.11.2019
Illegal logging on steep slopes putting lives at risk
The Victorian Government is in breach of its own forest laws, allowing logging on steep slopes and putting lives at risk, according to researchers from The ANU.

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.

Environment - 18.11.2019
Sir David Attenborough: "Our planet hangs in the balance"
Forests burn, glaciers melt and one million species face extinction. Can we humans save the planet from ourselves' Here, Sir David Attenborough speaks to us about the climate crisis and his hopes for the future.

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? What's the link 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.

Environment - Administration - 08.11.2019
Five College Teams to Converge at Berkeley Lab for DOE CyberForce Competition
Five teams of college students will square off at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) on Nov.

Environment - Pharmacology - 08.11.2019
Saving Australia's sea lion population
Saving Australia’s sea lion population
Every sea lion pup in Australia contracts hookworm. Veterinary scientist Rachael Gray and her team are conducting a trial at Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island, with a topical treatment that could help the endangered species' population recover.

Environment - Business / Economics - 08.11.2019
Leading conservation scientists call for reverse to biodiversity loss with 'net positive' goals
Leading conservation scientists call for reverse to biodiversity loss with ’net positive’ goals
A group of international conservationists is urging governments across the globe to adopt a new approach to address the impact of economic development on the natural world.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.11.2019
The Race to Stay Ahead of Wildfires
The 2018 Woolsey Fire scorched nearly 100,000 acres in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Environment - 06.11.2019
Carbon dioxide capture and use could become big business
Capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into commercial products, such as fuels or construction materials, could become a new global industry, according to a study by researchers from UCLA, the University of Oxford and five other institutions. Should that happen, the phenomenon would help the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Environment - Life Sciences - 06.11.2019

Health - Environment - 06.11.2019
What caused air pollution in New Delhi? Sydney experts respond
On Sunday, air pollution in New Delhi, India reached its worst levels for the year, with authorities declaring a public health emergency and ordering the closure of schools.

Environment - Life Sciences - 06.11.2019
World scientists declare climate emergency
A paper published in BioScience has outlined six steps humanity needs to take to reduce the impact of the emerging climate crisis.

Environment - Event - 06.11.2019

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