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Environment - Economics / Business - 04.11.2010

Environment - History / Archeology - 03.11.2010
TV stardom for environmental historian
TV stardom for environmental historian
PA 300/10 He is one of those lucky people whose work is based around a true passion — for birds, nature and wildlife.

Environment - Architecture - 02.11.2010
College of Engineering Receives Grant for Self-Sustaining Water System
— Coral Gables — A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow the University of Miami (UM) College of Engineering to develop an autonomous net-zero water dormitory at UM.

Economics / Business - Environment - 02.11.2010

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.11.2010
Wildlife's hidden networks
Wildlife's hidden networks
Science | Environment Pete Wilton | 02 Nov 10 What links different pollinating insects in your garden or sea otters and kelp? In a recent paper in Royal Society B Becky Morris of Oxford University's Department of Zoology explored how species interactions create networks in which apparently unconnected organisms can affect one another.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.11.2010
Expanding croplands chipping away at world's carbon stocks, new study says
Study was prepared by a team of researchers from the University of Minnesota, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stanford University, Arizona State University and The Nature Conservancy MINNEAPOLIS

Health - Environment - 01.11.2010
For older adults, there's no place like home
For older adults, there’s no place like home
For most older adults in long-term care, nursing homes are the last places they will ever live, and many give up hope on ever returning to home.

Environment - 01.11.2010
In The Thick of It researcher gets taste of Westminster life
In The Thick of It researcher gets taste of Westminster life
PA 296/10 A researcher at The University of Nottingham is to gain a 'behind the scenes' insight into central government as part of a unique Parliamentary pairing scheme organised by the UK's Government Office for Science and The Royal Society.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.11.2010
Expanding croplands chipping away at world’s carbon stocks
Nature's capacity to store carbon, the element at the heart of global climate woes, is steadily eroding as the world's farmers expand croplands at the expense of native ecosystem such as forests.

Economics / Business - Environment - 01.11.2010

Environment - 01.11.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 01.11.2010
Oil: How much is there, how much more will we use and at what price?
Oil: How much is there, how much more will we use and at what price?
Too often the debate over the world's use of oil has been marred by skewed information.

Environment - 01.11.2010

Environment - Earth Sciences - 01.11.2010
Grasses have potential as alternate ethanol crop,Illinois study finds
Grasses have potential as alternate ethanol crop,Illinois study finds
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Money may not grow on trees, but energy could grow in grass. Researchers at the University of Illinois have completed the first extensive geographic yield and economic analysis of potential bioenergy grass crops in the Midwestern United States. Demand for biofuels is increasing as Americans seek to expand renewable energy sources and mitigate the effects of fluctuating energy prices.

Economics / Business - Environment - 01.11.2010

Computer Science - Environment - 30.10.2010

Environment - History / Archeology - 29.10.2010
Halloween blog: spider science
Halloween blog: spider science
Science Pete Wilton | 29 Oct 10 With Halloween almost upon us we thought we should give you a scare of the eight-legged variety.

Environment - Health - 28.10.2010
New technique shows 50-year history of toxic algae in Lake Wingra
As public health officials worry about rising concentrations of cyanobacteria — often called blue-green algae — in lakes, scientists are concerned that a warming climate will stimulate the growth of cyanobacteria.

Economics / Business - Environment - 28.10.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 27.10.2010

Environment - Mechanical Engineering - 27.10.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.10.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.10.2010
Climate change: Cultural shift needed similar to smoking, slavery
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Despite scientific evidence of climate change, it will take a significant cultural shift in attitudes to address the situation, says a University of Michigan researcher.

Economics / Business - Environment - 26.10.2010

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.10.2010
Mountain vegetation impacted by climate change
Climate change has had a significant effect on mountain vegetation at low elevations in the past 60 years, according to a study done by the University of California at Davis, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and U.S. Geological Survey. This information may guide future conservation efforts in helping decision makers develop regional landscape predictions about biological responses to climate changes.

Environment - 25.10.2010
Perry leads White by 10 in statewide poll
October 25, 2010 AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Gov.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.10.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 24.10.2010
Australia needs to lift game on climate action
Australia needs to lift game on climate action
Australia needs to increase its national emission target from five to 15 per cent to meet its fair share of global action on climate change, according to new research from The Australian National University.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.10.2010
Plant reproduction may solve food shortages
Plant reproduction may solve food shortages
PA 289/10 As the global population grows, so does the challenge of feeding so many people. Intensive agriculture can deplete soil nutrients, consume large amounts of precious fresh water and lead to long-term environmental damage.

Environment - 22.10.2010
NASA Airborne Science Campaign Begins Antarctic Sequel
WASHINGTON - Scientists returned this week to the Southern Hemisphere where NASA's Operation IceBridge mission is set to begin its second year of airborne surveys over Antarctica.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.10.2010
Ocean dictates climate change
Ocean dictates climate change
The influence of the world's oceans over carbon dioxide levels and climate change is better understood thanks to researchers from the University of Canberra and The Australian National University.

Environment - Economics / Business - 21.10.2010

Environment - History / Archeology - 21.10.2010
Probing Question: What are the origins of Halloween?
By Sara LaJeunesse Research/Penn State "Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!" Each year on Oct.

Environment - 19.10.2010
Why the leopard got its spots
Why the leopard got its spots
Why do leopards have rosette shaped markings but tigers have stripes? Rudyard Kipling suggested that it was because the leopard moved to an environment 'full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy-blatchy shadows' but is there any truth in this just-so story? Researchers at the University of Bristol investigated the flank markings of 35 species of wild cats to understand what drives the evolution of such beautiful and intriguing variation.

Environment - History / Archeology - 19.10.2010
Who knew water would be a historical 'hot issue '
Who knew water would be a historical ’hot issue ’
David Freyberg, who studies dams – particularly Searsville Dam – recently took members of the Historical Society on a slide-show tour of Stanford's elaborate water system.

Computer Science - Environment - 18.10.2010
San Diego Supercomputer Center Celebrates its 25th Year
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) UC San Diego National Science Foundation Data Center Powers Research and Innovation for UC San Diego and Beyond October 15, 2010 By Jan Zverina The San Diego Sup

Environment - 18.10.2010
Survey: Green Jobs Offer Great Salaries and Promotion Potential
Oct. 25, 2010 By Henry DeVries Forty-three percent of sustainability professionals make $75,000 or more per year, according to a survey conducted by the University of California San Diego Extension in collaboration with Sustainability: The Journal of Record .

Environment - Life Sciences - 18.10.2010
Plant family tree may help identify species vulnerable to invaders, climates change
Change has been the norm for Wisconsin's forests over the last 50 years, and the next 50 are unlikely to pass quietly.

Environment - Health - 18.10.2010
£3 million joint UK-US project to Study Nanoparticles in the Environment
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have secured £3 million to study the effects of nanoparticles on the environment.

Environment - History / Archeology - 17.10.2010
Tree rings tell climate story
Tree rings tell climate story
Endowment funding from ACTEW is helping one researcher extend his tree-ring study in Australia's alpine regions.

Economics / Business - Environment - 17.10.2010
Flight delays cost $32.9 billion; passengers foot half the bill
BERKELEY — The cost of domestic flight delays puts a $32.9 billion dent into the U.S. economy, and about half that cost is borne by airline passengers, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 15.10.2010
Probing Question: Whatever happened to the ozone hole?
Probing Question: Whatever happened to the ozone hole?
By Sara LaJeunesse Research/Penn State Remember aerosol hairspray? Along with blue eye shadow, it was a beauty regimen staple in the 1970s.

Environment - 14.10.2010
How digital video supports the Eco-City
How digital video supports the Eco-City
PA 282/10 How can the use of digital moving images make cities better places in which to live? This question is at the heart of a one-day conference hosted by The University of Nottingham and the British Film Institute (BFI) this weekend at Shanghai Expo 2010.

Environment - Economics / Business - 14.10.2010

Life Sciences - Environment - 14.10.2010
Faculty Q&A: Feniosky Peña-Mora
Q. We've heard you say that "engineering is the liberal arts of the 21st century." What do you mean by that? Actually, that's a saying I borrowed from Mort Friedman , [senior vice dean of engineering], who's been saying it for several years.

Economics / Business - Environment - 13.10.2010
MIT collaborates with Shell to pursue new energy technology solutions
MIT collaborates with Shell to pursue new energy technology solutions
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Shell and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) today signed an agreement to invest $25 million in the research and development of high value, sustainable technologies designed to drive innovation in energy delivery.

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.10.2010

Economics / Business - Environment - 13.10.2010
Reducing road transport emissions
Reducing road transport emissions
Reducing road transport emissions Grantham Institute for Climate Change briefing paper sums up essential steps as Imperial launches electric and hybrid vehicle research network Imperial College London Media Invitation and News Release Under strict embargo 00.01 BST Tuesday 12 October 2010 Radical changes in vehicle technologies and fuel and energy sources will be essential if the UK is to meet its commitment of 80% reduction in greenhouse