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School of Integrative Plant Science

Using CU-Structural Soil™ in the Urban Environment

The Case for CU-Structural Soil™: Why do we need it, what is it, and how is it used? Dr Nina Bassuk of the School of Integrative Plant Science explains.
Global Aqua Survey

Developing offshore wind farms in Taiwan’s waters

Dr Gwoshyh Song of Global Aqua Survey Ltd discusses the challenges of implementing offshore wind farms off the coast of Taiwan, and the solutions presented.
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Risk of rising oceans: How fast are the Arctic ice caps changing?

As the arctic ice caps are melting causing the risk of rising sea levels, Professor Martin Sharp of the University of Alberta discusses the speed of change.
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

The link between traffic-related air pollution and neurologic disease?

Pamela Lein and Rhianna Morgan discuss organosulfates and the growing connection between air pollution and neurologic disease The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that traffic-related...
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Climate changes, risk assessment and resilience

Alberto Mantovani discusses the consequences of climate changes for human health and welfare, including the disruption of agricultural productions.
Climate Service Center

Climate Change: A clear view on the impact it inflicts

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) discuss latest understandings on climate change and how the outcome has never been so plain to see
University of Florida - Biodiversity institute

University of Florida Biodiversity Institute: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Professor Pamela Soltis discusses how the Biodiversity Institute at the University of Florida promotes interdisciplinary, integrative biodiversity science.
Varberg

Regeneration in the City of Varberg: A hidden gem in Sweden

Varberg is an attractive community, based in the south-west coast region of Sweden, with a long history of growth. In fact, 2017 marked the year where the municipality experienced 60 years of continuous population growth, which is quite unique in a Swedish context. Only 14 municipalities in Sweden have achieved this.
University of Florida - Biodiversity institute

University of Florida Biodiversity Institute: Addressing the issues

Professor Pamela Soltis discusses how the Biodiversity Institute at the University of Florida was founded to address critical societal issues of the 21st century related to biodiversity.
Iodine-129

Radioiodine in the environment: Importance of Natural Organic Matter

Professor Peter Santschi discusses the effects of radioiodine, in the human body and in the wider environment, following research into the biogeochemistry.
SSE-C

New food production systems need sustainable energy worldwide

Sustainable energy is a crucial requirement for the future of food production.  Here Håkan Sandin discusses the requirements of energy for agriculture.
Euroacadeemia

Environmental ethics: spiritual resources and human development

Juri Martin of Euroacademy discusses environmental ethics and the moral responsibilities we have on our world Environmental ethics asks about the moral relationships between humans...
Climate Service Center

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) – Decisions around a changing climate

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) discuss understanding information on climate change and how it affects investments and scientific projects A lack of accessible, policy relevant and...
Agricultural Systems for Sustainable Development

Agricultural systems are key for sustainable development

Cristina Cruz from the Foundation for Science and Technology discusses agricultural systems and their crucial link to maintaining sustainable development.  
FCiencias

Agriculture sustainability: a question of crowd control!

Cristina Cruz from FCiencias.Id discusses agriculture sustainability, high demand and the need for the use of fertilizers We all know how much pressure agriculture is under....
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

HealthyMinorCereals project – Ensuring nutrition by growing diversity

The HealthyMinorCereals project studies five species of currently less cultivated cereals with the aim to ensure human nutrition through diversity. Cereal production across the EU...
SSE-C

Healthy food and environments for all people in Sweden

In this special report, SSEC (Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration) focus on their exciting and successful work concerning the production of both healthy food and...
Labrador Institute of Memorial University

The eNuk program: Developing a community-based, participatory health and environment surveillance strategy

Prepared by: Alexandra Sawatzky, Ashlee Cunsolo, and Sherilee Harper The call for community-based environment & health monitoring in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut The Canadian North is experiencing intense...
Climate Service Center

How to brace for climate change as a business

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) discusses the need to prepare for climate change as a business, presenting a tool to advance the understanding of...
Climate Service Center

National Assessment on Climate Change in Germany recently published

The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), together with the international publisher Springer, recently published a new scientific assessment comprising the first ever collection and...

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