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 - 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 - 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 - 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...
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 from 20 countries....
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 Mar 2012
This "Thought Leader" contribution by Dr. Aleksandra Drizo, CEO of PhosphoReduc, discusses the development and implementation of phosphorus removal technologies, phosphorus re-use as a soil amendment...