A city’s ability to safeguard the public in the event of a flood could be greatly improved by using scientific practices for emergency plans and involving decision-makers in the process.
Research performed in the Ethiopian highlands shows that even in years with above average rainfall, crops can be severely reduced by drought early in the growing season, when seeds must sprout and get established.
Tropical deforestation is a major contributor to climate change and loss of local and global ecosystem functions.
Coral reefs are demolished from within, by bio-eroding sponges.
Commercial octopus farming, currently in developmental stages on multiple continents, would have a negative ripple effect on sustainability and animal welfare, concludes a team of researchers in a newly published analysis.
Given the importance of irrigation to the southern Alberta economy, two University of Lethbridge economists wanted to know if agricultural producers who irrigate are using precision agriculture technologies.
If ship hulls were coated with special high-tech air trapping materials, up to one percent of global CO2 emissions could be avoided.
Göttingen research team identifies thresholds of forest cover for biodiversity conservation
Raccoons living in urban landscapes are feasting on our leftovers and suffering the consequences.
Mockingbirds exposed to sub-lethal levels of lead in urban areas display significantly heightened aggression, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Tulane University.
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