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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...
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

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...
Labrador Institute of Memorial University

Implementing a community-driven environment and health surveillance program with Inuit in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut

For Inuit across the Canadian North, notions of good wellbeing are multi-faceted – including physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions – and are...
UQTR

Biobased electrospun nanofibers for recovery of precious metals from e-waste liquid streams

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) also known as “e-waste” is actually one of the fastest growing waste streams all around the world. This...
USDA

Staking a Carbon Claim

Carbon sequestration is a concept that has been pervasive in discussions of climate change research and policy. The idea is simple enough. Any process,...
USDA

Drought, Food, and Trees

As we consider the challenges that global climate change poses for food security, it is insightful to look at past episodes of food insecurity...
USDA

Insect Biomass to enhance food production

Juan A. Morales-Ramos, M. Guadalupe Rojas, and Michael J. Grodowitz. USDA-Agricultural Research Service, National Biological Control Laboratory, Stoneville, MS, USA.   In the coming decades, there...
UQTR

A new bio-based sorbent for water and wastewater treatment applications

Water is essential to life and there is no substitute to it. It is one of the most important natural resources on Earth contributing...

Low Cost Production of Nematodes for Biological Control of Insect Pests

J.A. Morales-Ramos1, M. G. Rojas1 and D. I. Shapiro-Ilan2 1USDA ARS SEA Biological Control of Pests Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 2USDA ARS SEA SE Fruit and...
USDA

Agroforestry for a Permanent Agriculture

Earlier this summer I had the great pleasure to participate in the 25th North American Agroforestry Conference, which was held from May 31 to...

Sex, intrigue, and murder: The love life of brown bears

How far are YOU willing to go for sex? In humans, the woman is receptive about every 30 days. Now, picture yourself as a...
Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Climate change pushes tree boundaries

Unequivocal global warming IPCC (2013) models indicate that with current emission levels the projected global temperature will rise with 2.6-4.8ºC by the end of the...

The Evolution Of Yield In Corn

Why is Corn Yield so Important? The key to feeding a growing world with less demand on scare resources and lower environmental impacts lies in...
University Groningen

The sting is in the tail

Extreme weather events cause severe damage. Examples are hurricane Sandy, windstorm Xynthia, and, more recently, the floods in southern England. Insurance companies need to...

Asta Development powers up its range with a trio of product launches

Asta Development has officially released the second version of Asta Powerproject BIM and is rolling the product out via its global reseller network for...
Saint Gobain

How To Boost Education Through Building Design

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the sustainable habitat and construction markets, has identified five key elements that contribute to our comfort levels indoors; thermal...
Saint Gobain

Saint-Gobain Puts Comfort First

We spend roughly 90% of our time indoors or in vehicles, so it’s fair to say that the buildings we live, work and play...

Earth’s Energy out of balance

Months and years pass by, yet there remains a pervasive silence among people with political influence on what must be done to limit and...
Johann Bernoulli Institute

The predictability of weather extremes

Extreme weather events may cause severe damage to our society. Examples are hurricane Sandy in 2012 (the second-costliest hurricane in United States history), European...

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