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Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.12.2019

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.12.2019
How can we make residential neighborhoods more sustainable by 2050?
How can we make residential neighborhoods more sustainable by 2050?
If the aim of a 2,000 Watt Society is to be achieved, peri-urban residential neighborhoods - where the average single-family home consumes 6.5 times more power than that target - must adapt. An EPFL thesis, which has just been awarded a scholarly distinction, explores ways of hitting the target in Vaud canton, but which could also be applied to the whole of Switzerland.

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.12.2019
Reimagining ocean conservation
Reimagining ocean conservation
Stanford experts help guide Palau's initiative to create one of the world's largest marine sanctuaries.

Environment - 19.12.2019
Freie Universität Declares State of Climate Emergency
The university stresses its responsibility for sustainability and climate protection and announces ambitious goals.

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.12.2019

Environment - Innovation - 18.12.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 17.12.2019
EPIC launches effort to study energy and environmental challenges in China
Over the past 30 years, China has harnessed inexpensive, reliable energy to fuel history's most remarkable economic expansions, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and transforming the global economy.

Environment - Economics / Business - 17.12.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 17.12.2019
Limiting the loss of nature
Limiting the loss of nature
With only about half of Earth's terrestrial surface remaining as natural vegetation, a University of Queensland-led team has proposed an international goal to halt its continued loss. The team, led by Professor Martine Maron , examined how a global goal of ‘no net loss' of natural ecosystems could work, where some nations seek net increases in over-depleted natural vegetation, while recognising that for others, limited further losses of ecosystems might be unavoidable.

Environment - 17.12.2019
Wildfire's impact on water quality
Wildfire’s impact on water quality
Stanford hydrologist Newsha Ajami, an appointee to California's regional water quality board, discusses how wildfires affect water quality, and how we can better prepare for and react to the challenges.

Health - Environment - 17.12.2019
A closer look at the diabetes disaster
A closer look at the diabetes disaster
In a new book, Amy Moran-Thomas examines how diabetes is reaching epidemic levels in countries across the world.

Environment - 17.12.2019
Degraded soils mean tropical forests may never fully recover from logging
Degraded soils mean tropical forests may never fully recover from logging
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Environment - Life Sciences - 16.12.2019
Resident orcas’ appetite likely reason for decline of big Chinook salmon
A young southern resident killer whale chases a Chinook salmon in the Salish Sea near San Juan Island, Washington, in September 2017.

Environment - Social Sciences - 16.12.2019

Environment - 16.12.2019

Environment - Computer Science - 16.12.2019
A million reasons to visit the world's coral reefs
A million reasons to visit the world’s coral reefs
More than one million high-resolution images from 860 of the world's coral reefs have been made available to scientists by The University of Queensland and ocean conservation non-profit, Underwater Earth. Project leader UQ's Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg said the research and images were integral to better protecting the world's reefs.

Innovation - Environment - 13.12.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.12.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 13.12.2019

Environment - 13.12.2019
Expedition finds tallest tree in the Amazon
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Politics - Environment - 12.12.2019
What’s the point of impeachment in hyper-polarized America?
Because Congress and the public are locked in extreme partisan polarization, the impeachment process will not change many minds, according to a panel of experts.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.12.2019
Azteca ant colonies move the same way leopards' spots form
Azteca ant colonies move the same way leopards’ spots form
ç €äoe“äž­æ–‡ à€¹à€¿à€šà¥à€Šà¥€ Português Español Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn What could Azteca ants in coffee farms in Mexico have in common with leopards' spots and zebras' stripes? After two decades of analyzing the rise, spread and collapse of Azteca ant colonies in a coffee farm in Mexico, University of Michigan researchers have proven that the ant distributions follow a pattern named after chemist Alan Turing, who first described it in 1952, that is said to explain leopards' spots and other patterns in nature.

Environment - 10.12.2019
Swiss TPH Symposium on Climate Change and Health
Swiss TPH Symposium on Climate Change and Health
Climate change not only has an impact on the environment, but also significant effects on global health.

Environment - Health - 10.12.2019
Medics and environmental policy experts rank parties on climate pledges
Conservative, SNP and Brexit Party pledges are worse for tackling climate change than those of the Green Party, Labour and Liberal Democrats.

Environment - 10.12.2019
Researchers launch a 21st century conservation plan
Researchers at the University of Oxford and their collaborators have launched a new approach called the "Conservation Hierarchy" to support governments, businesses, individuals, communities and local authorities in their efforts to tackle the loss of nature in a coordinated way.

Environment - Innovation - 09.12.2019

Materials Science - Environment - 09.12.2019
Birmingham and BAM extend partnership and launch joint research centre
The University of Birmingham today extended an agreement with Germany's Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung - BAM) that will see the partners create a joint research centre for Chemistry and Materials Science.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.12.2019
Scientists call for urgent action to protect global groundwater
Governments and international committees must recognise the crucial contribution of groundwater to climate resilience and sustainable development, urges a group of international scientists and practitioners including from UCL.

Environment - Materials Science - 09.12.2019
Rice University launches bold climate change initiative with Shell
Rice University launches bold climate change initiative with Shell
'Game-changing' idea: Don't burn hydrocarbons, split them into hydrogen energy and valuable carbon materials Rice University has launched Carbon Hub, a major research initiative to create a zero-emis

Environment - Computer Science - 09.12.2019
World’s most detailed database maps characteristics of Earth’s rivers and catchments
Channels McGill University News and Events Two researchers and friends from opposite ends of the Earth have created a world-first high spatial resolution atlas that maps the environmental characteristics of all the globe's rivers and catchments. HydroATLAS was co-developed by Bernhard Lehner and his team from McGill University's Department of Geography and Simon Linke from Griffith University's Australian Rivers Institute.

Environment - 08.12.2019
Water polo wins NCAA championship
STOCKTON, Calif. No. 1 Stanford jumped in front early and never looked back, cruising past No. 5 Pacific 13-8 on Sunday afternoon to capture its first NCAA championship since 2002.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 06.12.2019
Flatten Greenland, and the Atlantic jet stream goes with it
Building off previous research showing the Atlantic jet stream hovers between three preferred latitudes, researchers found the topography of Greenland is responsible for its northernmost position.

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?

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