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Study reveals Amazon rainforest now releases more carbon than it stores

The destruction of the Amazon rainforest influences how much carbon is released - now, scientists reveal that damaged, not-yet-destroyed areas are releasing carbon faster than the rainforest can store it.
coexistence

Human-elephant coexistence: Understanding the conservation landscape

Susan Canney, Director of the Mali Elephant Project, WILD Foundation & International Conservation Fund Canada, explores human-elephant coexistence and the complex social-ecological system of conservation.
the right to food

Conservation and the right to food

Winy Vasquez, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, with Terry Sunderland, shed light on conservation and the right to food.
integrated pest management, IPMWORKS

Integrated Pest Management: Reducing pesticide use in European farms

Coordinators of IPMWORKS, Nicolas Munier-Jolain, and IPM Decisions, Neil Paveley, illustrate how integrated pest management acts as a pathway for European farmers to reduce pesticide inputs and improve production systems.
Africa research chair

Oliver R Tambo Africa Research Chair at SACIDS Foundation for One Health

Named after a freedom fighter who spoke up for science and tech, a group of African and international research funders under the OR Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative announced Prof Gerald Misinzo and his institution Sokoine University of Agriculture as one of the initiative’s first ten individual research chair holders and host institutions.
food production regions, climate change

Carbon emissions to destroy one-third of food production regions

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, scientists warn that the climate shift will destroy one-third of food production regions on Earth.
the Galapagos Islands

Science & conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena explain the importance of protecting the Galapagos Islands through interdisciplinary science & sustainable conservation.
WILD Foundation

WILD Foundation – wilderness conservation strategies

WILD Foundation employs wilderness conservation strategies to preserve the Earth's ecosystem, protecting against mass extinction and climate change.
indigenous societies, land management

Indigenous societies responsible for “millennia” of biodiversity

An interdisciplinary research team found that conservation efforts aiming to "return land to a pristine state" without humans will fail - as Indigenous societies are responsible for "millennia" of biodiversity.
Greifswald Mire Centre

Greifswald Mire Centre – an interface between science, policy and practice

The science-policy-practice interface for all peatland related questions – locally and globally - offering science-based solutions for social challenges
elephant coexistence, elephant

A “complexity” approach to human-elephant coexistence

What does it take for humans and elephants to live together? This was the question that has guided nearly 18 years of research and local engagement in the Gourma region of central Mali.
the impact of wildfires, trees

Scientists calculate the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems

After going through decades' worth of data, scientists at the University of Cambridge explain the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems - from carbon dioxide emissions to the resilience of trees.
social sciences

Sustainable communities, ecosystem services and human well‐being

Michael Slimak Ph.D., retired National Program Director for the Sustainable & Healthy Communities Research Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), explores the most pressing challenges today that reflect the need to understand interdependencies between the natural and social sciences.
under antarctic ice shelves, ice shelves

Scientists find “strange creatures” 900 metres under Antarctic ice shelves

Researchers dug a bore hole 900 metres into the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, where they found something unexpected - "strange creatures" living in those -2.2°C depths.
plant diversity, bee conservation

Scientists explain why plant diversity is crucial for bee conservation

Bumble bees and honey bees both depend on the same flower species in UK summers, which means that plant diversity is crucial to the survival of both species.
plastic pollution in the ocean, app

New algorithm can analyse plastic pollution in the ocean

A new algorithm developed by a team at the University of Barcelona can analyse the level of plastic pollution in the ocean with a reliability of 80%.
climate scientist, coal

Climate scientist criticises UK Government for new coal mine

Dr James Hansen, former global warming lead for NASA, has asked the UK Government to reconsider their confirmed plan to build a new coal mine in Cumbria.
highest ocean temperatures, carbon

The highest ocean temperatures since 1955 are recorded

Despite the COVID related decrease in global carbon emissions, ocean temperatures hit the hottest on record in 2020.
Climate Service Center

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS)

GERICS is a scientific organizational entity of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG), institutionalized in the Helmholtz Association and located in the city of Hamburg. The former Climate Service Center was an initiative developed in 2009 by the German Federal Government (BMBF),  also based at HZG. Since mid 2015 the center is renamed...
patient care, NHS

Helping NHS Trusts increase efficiency and improve patient care

Rob Hurrell, Business Development Director at Aire Logic, explores how technology supports the vision of a Paperless NHS and improves patient care.

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