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Environment - Life Sciences - 10.06.2021
High-Performance Computing, Ecology Experts Team Up to Ease Study of Wildlife Movements
NSF funds efforts by San Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance and ASU to create new Spatial Ecology Gateway The title of an Old West anthem and a Disney film, "Home on the Range" loosely describes the work of spatial ecologists.

Environment - 10.06.2021
Texas must address groundwater future, says Baker Institute expert
Texas must address groundwater future, says Baker Institute expert
Long-term water security is essential for the future of Texas, and the state acutely needs a common law system that can balance world-scale agricultural activity, industrial development and urban gro

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 10.06.2021
Cause, scope determined for deadly winter debris flow in Uttarakhand, India
Cause, scope determined for deadly winter debris flow in Uttarakhand, India
The Uttarakhand region of India experienced a humanitarian tragedy on Feb. 7, 2021, when a wall of debris and water barreled down the Ronti Gad, Rishiganga and Dhauliganga river valleys. The event began when a wedge of rock carrying a glacier broke off of a steep ridge in the Himalayan mountain range.

Economics / Business - Environment - 09.06.2021
Helping flood-hit companies build for the future
Helping flood-hit companies build for the future
Companies affected by floods are working with a ground-breaking project aimed at protecting their future business interests.

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.06.2021

Environment - Social Sciences - 09.06.2021
There is hope in action
Brian Schmidt outlines why he and another 125 Nobel Laureates are calling on G7 leaders to act on climate change.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 09.06.2021
ESA selects revolutionary Venus mission EnVision
EnVision will be ESA's next Venus orbiter, providing a holistic view of the planet from its inner core to upper atmosphere to determine how and why Venus and Earth evolved so differently.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.06.2021
Reinventing concrete
Reinventing concrete
As the most-used building material on the planet and one of the world's largest industrial contributors to global warming, concrete has long been a target for reinvention.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.06.2021
Marine protected areas contribute to the conservation of Audonin's gull
Marine protected areas contribute to the conservation of Audonin’s gull
The most visited marine areas by adult and juvenile Audonin's gulls are near the coast and are partially protected by the Spanish Network of Marine Protected Areas Network (RAMPE).

Environment - 08.06.2021
'Running out of time to protect our oceans' - UN chief
’Running out of time to protect our oceans’ - UN chief
Scientists are sharing groundbreaking research with leaders in the Asia-Pacific region in an effort to stem the flow of plastic pollution into the environment. In a novel eLearning programme launched on World Oceans Day today, officials and leaders in municipal, city and state governments will have the opportunity to learn from scientists who have developed the latest techniques to track and monitor plastic in the waste system, to identify where it "leaks" into the environment.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.06.2021
More sustainability on farmland
More sustainability on farmland
Agriculture has significant impacts on the environment, nature, soils and biodiversity. Figures published by the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture in 2018 showed that more than 50 percent of the land is used for agriculture.

Environment - 08.06.2021
Ocean and climate: French research called on to take part in a Priority Research Programme
Ocean and climate: French research called on to take part in a Priority Research Programme
O    The ocean is an ecosystem under threat from global warming, pollution, resource overexploitation and habitat degradation.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.06.2021
Coronavirus Response Barely Slows Rising Carbon Dioxide
Peak for 2021 nears 420 parts per million at Mauna Loa Observatory Atmospheric carbon dioxide measured at NOAA's Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory peaked for 2021 in May at a monthly average of 419 parts per million (ppm) , the highest level since accurate measurements began 63 years ago, scientists from NOAA and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego announced today.

Environment - Architecture - 07.06.2021
EPFL architecture students explore outdoor spaces in Geneva Canton
EPFL architecture students explore outdoor spaces in Geneva Canton
Throughout the summer, architectural works by first-year students at EPFL's ALICE studio will be on display at four sites in Geneva Canton: Genthod, Aigues-Vertes, Vernier and Onex.

Environment - Economics / Business - 07.06.2021
Professors explain the social cost of carbon
In a Q&A, Stanford economists discuss the importance of this number and its role in creating environmental policies.

Health - Environment - 04.06.2021
Researchers put technology to work for the global South
Researchers put technology to work for the global South
Tech4Dev, an EPFL program to develop technology that addresses the specific needs and living conditions of communities in the developing world, has announced four new winning projects for its research grants.

Environment - Social Sciences - 04.06.2021
A social network for global ecosystem restoration
A social network for global ecosystem restoration
ETH spin-off Restor aims to increase the success rate of ecosystem restoration and conservation projects by connecting people with better data and ecological transparency.

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.06.2021
Ten-fold increase in carbon offset cost predicted  
The cost of offsetting corporate carbon emissions needs to increase ten-fold to drive meaningful climate action, says a landmark report by UCL and Trove Research.

Environment - Campus - 04.06.2021

Environment - Physics - 03.06.2021
CO2 Emissions Are Rebounding, but Clean Energy Revolutions are Emerging
Climate change has worsened each year, but across the globe there are promising signs of real decarbonization, according to UC San Diego researchers At the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP26)

Materials Science - Environment - 03.06.2021
The biodegradable battery
The biodegradable battery
The number of data-transmitting microdevices, for instance in packaging and transport logistics, will increase sharply in the coming years.

Campus - Environment - 03.06.2021
Stanford opens a 'smart city' research center in Korea
Stanford opens a ’smart city’ research center in Korea
The new center will provide a testbed to help academic and corporate researchers develop and deploy a new generation of physical structures and electronic technologies as prototypes for the urban environments of the 21st Century.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.06.2021
Average-sized 'dead zone' forecast for Gulf of Mexico
Average-sized ’dead zone’ forecast for Gulf of Mexico
A team of scientists including a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist is forecasting this summer's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or "dead zone,” an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.06.2021
Climate change migration
April saw a 20-year high in the number of people stopped at the U.S./Mexico border, and President Joe Biden recently raised the cap on annual refugee admissions.

Campus - Environment - 01.06.2021

Earth Sciences - Environment - 01.06.2021

Environment - Campus - 01.06.2021
If Countries Implement Paris Pledges with Cuts to Aerosols, Millions of Lives can be Saved
A strategic approach to reducing both greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution can reap major health and temperature benefits, according to new UC San Diego research Aerosol reductions that would t

Environment - Economics / Business - 31.05.2021
Climate protection provides cheaper energy
Climate protection provides cheaper energy
Although measures taken to mitigate the effects of climate change are generally associated with energy levies and high costs, the opposite is actually true: the switch to renewable sources is set to reduce energy prices significantly.

Environment - 31.05.2021
Urban life is not to everyone's taste
Urban life is not to everyone’s taste
Researchers record adaptability of 158 butterfly species to urbanisation Rapidly expanding urban habitats are likely to endanger a large number of butterfly species in the long term. This is reported by scientists from the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena in the scientific journal Global Change Biology .

Environment - 31.05.2021
AI controls wind farms
AI controls wind farms
Monday, May 31, 2021 — Wind energy is an important renewable energy source, but the maintenance of wind farms is a very complex and expensive process.

Environment - Campus - 31.05.2021
It's crystal clear: crushed glass could save our sand
It’s crystal clear: crushed glass could save our sand
Crushed wine bottles and other recycled glass could replace sand in vital tunnelling supports, cutting construction costs and improving the sustainability of sand mining.

Health - Environment - 31.05.2021
Global warming already responsible for one in three heat-related deaths
Global warming already responsible for one in three heat-related deaths
An international study coordinated by the University of Bern and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine shows for the first time the actual contribution of man-made climate change in increa

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.05.2021
Untapped solar and wind potential in Swiss mountains
Untapped solar and wind potential in Swiss mountains
Scientists at EPFL and the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF have issued recommendations for what type of renewable energy should be produced in Switzerland's various regions, to help achieve the country's goals of carbon neutrality and energy self-sufficiency. According to a new study, the most effective way for Switzerland to become carbon-neutral and energy self-sufficient is to install a combination of wind turbines and solar panels in its Alpine regions.

Environment - 27.05.2021
Analysis: What would happen to the climate if we reforested the entire tropics?
Professor Simon Lewis and Dr Chris Brierley (both UCL Geography) explain the modelling they undertook to see what would happen if all farmland in the tropics was turned back into forests, concluding that it would have less influence on the climate than might be assumed.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.05.2021
'Biopolymers are non-toxic for humans and animals'
’Biopolymers are non-toxic for humans and animals’
With the end of the "petroleum age" - i.e. replacing oil with sustainable bio-resources - renewable raw materials are becoming increasingly important for commerce and industry. They can help find solutions to global environmental problems which contribute to health issues, climate change and species becoming extinct.

Environment - Life Sciences - 27.05.2021
Seabirds face dire threats from climate change, human activity - especially in Northern Hemisphere
Seabirds face dire threats from climate change, human activity - especially in Northern Hemisphere
Many seabirds in the Northern Hemisphere are struggling to breed - and in the Southern Hemisphere, they may not be far behind.

Campus - Environment - 26.05.2021