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Environment - Business / Economics - 20.09.2019
Sustainable dairy project finds ways to lower emissions, boost profits
Dairy cows on a farm near Roxbury, Wisconsin. UW-Madison researchers found that a combination of ideal cow genetics, improved feeding strategies and better manure management could allow dairy farms to cut emissions by a third to almost half, while producing more milk with less feed. Photo: Bryce Richter A six-year-long, nationwide research project has concluded with solutions to help the dairy industry reduce greenhouse gas emissions while boosting profitability.

Environment - Physics - 20.09.2019
Two UW ice researchers to participate in year-long drift across Arctic Ocean
Two UW ice researchers to participate in year-long drift across Arctic Ocean
When the German icebreaker Polarstern leaves Norway's coast on Sept. 20, it will embark on a year-long drift across the Arctic Ocean.

Environment - 20.09.2019
Call for greater action towards tackling UN Sustainable Development Goals at SSRP symposium
Call for greater action towards tackling UN Sustainable Development Goals at SSRP symposium
The second annual symposium for the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) featured a passionate call to action by former Scottish First Minister, the Rt Hon Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 20.09.2019
Urban water resilience to be the subject of major research project
The global challenge of how cities cope with water crisis will be investigated by a Cardiff University academic.

Environment - 19.09.2019

Environment - 19.09.2019
Greenland is melting but it’s the tip of the iceberg
Rapid melting of glaciers in Greenland is causing major concern but we know from many years of research that the problem is much more widespread. On the opposite side of the world, Antarctica stores enough frozen water to raise global sea levels by 58 metres. Our researchers have been working with an international team of scientists to build up the most complete picture to date of ice melting.

Environment - Media - 19.09.2019
In media coverage of climate change, where are the facts?
The New York Times building in New York City. The New York Times makes a concerted effort to drive home the point that climate change is real, but it does a poor job of presenting the basic facts about climate change that could convince skeptics, according to a review of the paper's coverage since 1980.

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.09.2019

Social Sciences - Environment - 18.09.2019

Palaeontology - Environment - 18.09.2019
Coral reefs and squat lobsters flourished 150 million years ago
This modern porcelain crab is really a member of the squat lobster family that became adapted to the same intertidal environment as true crabs.

Environment - 18.09.2019
Working together to combat climate change
Climate change has been described as the most serious challenge facing the world today. As a world-leading research University and a major contributor to the local and national economy, we're working together across our whole community to tackle it.

Environment - 18.09.2019
Two-thirds of people support limiting air travel to tackle climate change
Addressing climate change requires a ‘high' or ‘extremely high' level of urgency, say more than three in five people.

Environment - 17.09.2019
Ethanol fuels large-scale expansion of Brazil’s farming land
A University of Queensland-led study has revealed that future demand for ethanol biofuel could potentially expand sugarcane farming land in Brazil by five million hectares by 2030.

Environment - Health - 16.09.2019
UCL launches new campaign to celebrate its disruptive discoveries
UCL is today launching the public phase of its major new campaign #MadeAtUCL to celebrate over 100 disruptive discoveries pioneered by some of the university's leading researchers.

Environment - Business / Economics - 16.09.2019
Green growth that works
Green growth that works
Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail - ecosystems that provide essential services to people. Stanford experts discuss a new sustainable development approach that balances the needs of people and nature. Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail - ecosystems that provide essential services to people.

Environment - Event - 16.09.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.09.2019
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, a professor of soil science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has won the German Environmental Award - the most richly endowed award of its kind in Europe.

Environment - 13.09.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 11.09.2019
A new journey into Earth for space exploration
A new journey into Earth for space exploration
Six astronauts, five space agencies and a fresh start into underground worlds to help prepare for living on other planets.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.09.2019
Are we facing a catastrophic bushfire season?
Professor Dale Dominey-Howes in Geosciences explains how climate change is exacerbating every risk factor for more frequent and intense bushfires Spring has barely arrived, and bushfires are burning  across Australia's eastern seaboard.

History / Archeology - Environment - 11.09.2019
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:"Science doesn’t become history until it gets out of the lab."
Jim Endersby , Professor of the History of Science, talks about his prestigious new guest lectureship, and the role that we all play in the wider understanding of science.

Environment - 10.09.2019

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.09.2019
Climate protection thanks to agroforestry
Zurich-Reckenholz, 10.09.2019 - Producing food and feed while protecting the climate - is that possible? Yes, and agroforestry is one option, combining agriculture and wood production on the same land.

Law - Environment - 09.09.2019
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on Supreme Court’s unchanging ’collegiality’
After more than a quarter of a century on the United States Supreme Court, what hasn't changed for Ruth Bader Ginsburg are her cordial relationships with her fellow justices.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.09.2019
Monitoring air pollution from fires
Monitoring air pollution from fires
The wildfires that have been devastating the Amazon rainforest have been international headline news over the last weeks.

Environment - 09.09.2019
Threatened species habitat destruction shows federal laws are broken
Threatened species habitat destruction shows federal laws are broken
Human activities have destroyed more than 7.7 million hectares of threatened species habitat, revealing critical failures with Australia's federal environmental protection laws.

Environment - 09.09.2019
Bamboo lights a fire under Australian construction industry
Bamboo lights a fire under Australian construction industry
A passion for sustainable construction led University of Queensland PhD student Mateo Gutierrez to explore the potential of bamboo as an environmentally friendly local building material.

Life Sciences - Environment - 06.09.2019
Pain in the asp: Rice ecologists find bird-deterring nets create haven for stinging pests
Pain in the asp: Rice ecologists find bird-deterring nets create haven for stinging pests
Venomous caterpillars flourish under netted trees at Texas Medical Center While collecting data from live oak trees in the world's largest medical center, Rice University evolutionary ecologists have discovered huge quantities of one of North America's most venomous caterpillars. Live oak trees lining sidewalks in the Texas Medical Center (TMC) - which is visited by 10 million people seeking health care each year - are routinely netted to discourage pesky birds such as grackles and pigeons.

Environment - Business / Economics - 06.09.2019
New sustainability pledge at heart of Cardiff Half
The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon has launched a new Green Action Plan to ensure sustainability is at the heart of the race.

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 04.09.2019
How can the aviation industry adopt cleaner and greener fuel? Universities-led research network will investigate
The University of Birmingham is leading a new research consortium that will tackle climate change by investigating the barriers and benefits to the UK aviation industry adopting low carbon synthetic fuel.

Life Sciences - Environment - 04.09.2019
University helps state growers cope with voracious, invading fruit fly
It's a beautiful summer day with a hint of fall in the air at Bures Berry Patch, southwest of Barneveld, Wisconsin.

Environment - Business / Economics - 04.09.2019
Turning companies into allies
Turning companies into allies
She was involved in developing the world's most accurate clock, and now she helps companies adopt more sustainable business practices: Petrissa Eckle, Executive Director of the Sustainability in Business Lab at ETH Zurich.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 04.09.2019

Environment - Career - 03.09.2019
ERC Starting Grants 2019 for ETHZ
Fifteen talented young researchers from ETH Zurich are each to receive an ERC Starting Grant, which is more than for any year previously.

Environment - Life Sciences - 03.09.2019
Imperial academics win ¤11 million ERC funding
Imperial academics win ¤11 million ERC funding
Seven Imperial academics have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants worth 11 million euros.

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