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Environment - Life Sciences - 03.05.2010
While walking the Farm, hikers learn about Stanford's role in dealing with climate change
While walking the Farm, hikers learn about Stanford’s role in dealing with climate change
Pastoral perfection was tempered by evidence of climate change as Stanford faculty and staffers explained how global warming is affecting areas of campus and what researchers are doing about it.

Environment - Event - 30.04.2010
Four Columbia Professors Named 2010 Fellows of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Four Columbia professors—whose expertise range from the environment and journalism to philosophy and law—were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's most prestigious and oldest honorary societies.

Business / Economics - Environment - 29.04.2010
Dear Prime Minister...
Dear Prime Minister...
As the general election approaches, UCL staff and students share their wishlist for policies from the next government affecting a range of aspects of life, from human rights and science to crime, the environment, and more..

Environment - 29.04.2010
My Green Idea video competition results announced
This spring, UCL Communications ran the ‘My Green Idea' video competition for students and staff at UCL and the Union to submit their ideas for how they can cut carbon emissions by 10% in 2010.

Environment - 29.04.2010
Wytham: 60 years of science
Ecologists and scientists will gather in Wytham Woods today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its designation as a Site of Special Scientific Interest [ SSSI ].

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.04.2010
Aboriginal hunting, burning boost Australia's desert biodiversity, Stanford researchers find
Aboriginal hunting, burning boost Australia’s desert biodiversity, Stanford researchers find
In Australia, Martu hunter-gatherers light fires to expose the hiding places of their prey: monitor lizards called goanna that can grow up to 6 feet long.

Business / Economics - Environment - 28.04.2010

Environment - Business / Economics - 28.04.2010
Water Conservation Model Borrows From Business Methods
At an end-of-season picnic near his summer home in the Catskills in 2004, Peter Kolesar stopped to chat with members of a conservation group that was trying to protect trout in the Upper Delaware River by changing the rules that govern water releases from its reservoir system.

Environment - Social Sciences - 27.04.2010
Scientists link ocean acidification to prehistoric mass extinction
Earth experienced its biggest mass extinction 250 million years ago. New evidence from Stanford, which looks at calcium isotopes, suggests massive volcanic eruptions were to blame for ocean acidification that wiped out 90 percent of marine biodiversity.

Environment - Life Sciences - 27.04.2010

Environment - 26.04.2010
Plymouth explorer first Brit to North Pole in 2010
Explorer Antony Jinman reached the North Pole on Earth Day on 22 April at 22.05 GMT. He is the first British citizen to reach the North Pole this year.

Environment - 26.04.2010
Plymouth explorer first Brit to North Pole in 2010
Explorer Antony Jinman reached the North Pole on Earth Day on 22 April at 22.05 GMT. He is the first British citizen to reach the North Pole this year.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 23.04.2010

Business / Economics - Environment - 21.04.2010
Stanford hosts United Nations Foundation board members
Stanford hosts United Nations Foundation board members
Media mogul-turned-environmentalist Ted Turner talked about the need for a cleaner, more energy efficient planet while former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young reflected on a life of public service and today's political climate.

Environment - 21.04.2010
Politics often undermines best of environmental agreements
Politics often undermines best of environmental agreements
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A caution to idealists inspired by Earth Day: At the intersection of politics and nature, politics usually wins, even over the best intentions, says political scientist Robert Pahre.

Business / Economics - Environment - 21.04.2010

Health - Environment - 21.04.2010
Poll finds most Californians unprepared for costs of long-term care
California voters, regardless of their political party affiliation or income level, are worried about and feel unprepared for the costs of long-term care, according to a new poll from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the SCAN Foundation.

Environment - 21.04.2010
Engineering School Hosts Panel Discussion on New York and the Electric Car?
In anticipation of the wider availability of electric cars, Columbia's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science hosted a panel discussion about the northeast region's readiness for plug-in vehicles on Friday, April 23.

Environment - Business / Economics - 21.04.2010

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.04.2010
Iconic Cornell trees preserved as benches on National Mall
Two sugar maple trees uprooted from campus to make way for construction have found a second life - as the raw material for a set of benches in the new People's Garden on the National Mall in Washingt

Environment - Law - 19.04.2010

Art and Design - Environment - 19.04.2010
Frankenstein returns to life in collaborative project ’Spark of Being’
Creative collaboration between trumpeter-composer Dave Douglas and experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison re-imagines a story with "a great sense of longing for what we can't have – and perhaps for what we've already screwed up.

Environment - Health - 19.04.2010

Environment - Event - 19.04.2010

Environment - Event - 19.04.2010
Faculty House Awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification
Columbia University announced today that the recently renovated Faculty House has been awarded the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification by the United States Green Building Council.

Architecture - Environment - 18.04.2010
CJ Lim: Welcome to Wonderland
CJ Lim: Welcome to Wonderland
It is easy to understand why CJ Lim, Professor of Architecture and Cultural Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture, has a special insight into the emotions of international students contemplating life at UCL.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.04.2010
Stanford issues habitat conservation plan
Stanford issues habitat conservation plan
The University plan protects the California tiger salamander, steelhead, California red-legged frog, Western pond turtle and San Francisco garter snake.

Environment - Physics - 16.04.2010

Environment - Event - 16.04.2010

Health - Environment - 15.04.2010
£3M awarded for climate model to predict disease outbreak
£3M awarded for climate model to predict disease outbreak
Liverpool, UK - 16 April 2010: Scientists at the University of Liverpool are working with international partners on a £3 million project to further understanding of how climate modelling can help predict the spread of infectious diseases in Africa.

Environment - Administration - 15.04.2010
Secretary Clinton appoints Dan Kammen first clean energy fellow to Western Hemisphere
BERKELEY — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today (Thursday, April 15) named Daniel Kammen of the University of California, Berkeley, a Senior Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Fellow to advise our neighbors in the Western Hemisphere on clean energy issues.

Environment - 15.04.2010
Under the volcano: The Eyjafjöll eruption
Under the volcano: The Eyjafjöll eruption
Professor Bill McGuire (Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Research Centre) discusses the eruption of the Eyjafjöll volcano in Iceland, which has sent a huge cloud of ash toward the UK and disrupted air traffic.

Environment - 14.04.2010
Buildings can become 30% more energy efficient
Buildings can become 30% more energy efficient
Buildings are the biggest source of energy losses in our society. They consume almost half of the world's total energy needs.

Environment - 13.04.2010
Saving Borneo's forest apes
Susan, of Oxford University's Oxford University's WildCRU , is leading research into the agile gibbon and wild cat species for the OuTrop project .

Environment - 13.04.2010
No Peep from Phoenix in Third Odyssey Listening Stint
No Peep from Phoenix in Third Odyssey Listening Stint April 13, 2010 Mars Odyssey and Phoenix Status Report PASADENA, Calif.

Environment - Administration - 13.04.2010
H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco visits MIT
H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco visits MIT
H.S.H. Prince Albert of Monaco, right, with MIT President Susan Hockfield before the presentation of his film, "Antarctica 2009: A Continent in a State of Alert" Photo: Justin Knight CAMBRIDGE ? H.S.H.

Environment - Chemistry - 12.04.2010
Researchers visit desert in the Middle East to explore storing greenhouse gases deep underground
Researchers visit desert in the Middle East to explore storing greenhouse gases deep underground
Researchers visit desert in the Middle East to explore storing greenhouse gases deep underground Imperial scientists document recent field trip to Oman, and the work they are carrying in $70 million international research project, in new video ?

Art and Design - Environment - 12.04.2010
Global Outreach Week shows off -- and extends -- Berkeley's reach in the world
Global Outreach Week shows off -- and extends -- Berkeley's reach in the world
Berkeley is in the midst of Global Outreach Week, a student-initiated demonstration of the campus's commitment to making a difference in the world — and an invitation to get involved.

Business / Economics - Environment - 12.04.2010

Environment - Business / Economics - 09.04.2010

Environment - 08.04.2010
Scientists warn of jellyfish invasion
The lethal mauve stingers - Pelagia noctiluca in Latin - are tiny, but can cover thousands of square miles in their swarms.

Environment - 08.04.2010
Scientists warn of jellyfish invasion
The lethal mauve stingers - Pelagia noctiluca in Latin - are tiny, but can cover thousands of square miles in their swarms.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.04.2010
NASA's Global Hawk Completes First Science Flight
NASA’s Global Hawk Completes First Science Flight
PASADENA, Calif. ? NASA has successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk unpiloted aircraft system over the Pacific Ocean.

Environment - Physics - 07.04.2010
Blast off for UCL-led satellite mission
Blast off for UCL-led satellite mission
A UCL-led satellite mission designed to monitor changes in polar ice cover launched successfully on Thursday 8 April from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

History / Archeology - Environment - 07.04.2010
Campus, neighborhood association settle stadium dispute
BERKELEY — The University of California, Berkeley, and the Panoramic Hill Association (PHA) have reached a legal settlement agreement that resolves issues related to recent litigation, and esta

Environment - 06.04.2010
Media Alert: "Talking Science in an Age of Sound Bites"
In the face of ever more complex and pressing global environmental issues, broad scientific literacy has never been more vital.

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