Article - 3 Sep 2008
As transport improves, borders come down and tastes broaden, the food we eat comes from becomes increasingly distant and diverse locations, farmed in potentially damaging ways. The idea of sustainable...
News - 13 Jun 2012
Today, more than 500 organizations, businesses and individuals signed a letter asking congressional leaders not to further cut funding to the Conservation Title of the Farm Bill. Noting that...
News - 8 Apr 2008
The Connecticut River Watershed is vital to New England, serving as the primary water supply for Greater Boston and a National Fish and Wildlife Refuge for thousands of species of plants and animals....
News - 4 Mar 2016
The way we use land is changing. Demand for farmland, food and energy seems insatiable, but land is a finite resource. The research programme "Sustainable Land Management" investigated the...
News - 20 Dec 2019
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For nearly 420 million years shark species have ranked among the world’s top predators. Most species are notorious for their fierce bite and...
News - 12 May 2015
Duke University scientists have discovered a previously unknown dual mechanism that slows peat decay and may help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from peatlands during times of drought.
News - 21 Nov 2012
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, today announced that construction of its Kawailoa Wind project has been completed and commercial operations have begun.
News - 17 Dec 2015
The international conference and exhibition on “Microplastic in the Environment”, organised by nova-Institute on 23–24 November 2015 in Cologne, Germany, attracted 170 participants...
News - 12 Sep 2014
The construction and restoration of wetlands can improve the living conditions of bird populations. According to a recent study, grazing is the single most important maintenance method for wetlands,...
Article - 5 Jul 2019
Global warming and plastic pollution are two of the most serious global challenges. How is France reducing its environmental impact by tackling its plastic pollution and greenhouse gas emissions?