Deutsche Welle (Oct. 13, 2013) Agricultural scientists at the University of Kiel are developing forecasting models for the use of pesticides. They're based on long-term studies of weather patterns, plant diseases and the condition ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Apr. 14, 2015) Eco-friendly job opportunities will grow if China sticks to its promise to curb emissions in the coming years. Pamela Ambler reports on the business opportunities that may arise.
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AFP (Aug. 16, 2015) In what some are calling the worst drought they've seen in decades, swathes of southern Africa are badly in need of rain. In Botswana, the agricultural sector is taking the strain.
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Deutsche Welle (Sep. 24, 2012) The impact of climate change on international food production has long been underestimated. New studies looking at the effects of extreme weather scenarios on global food prices in 2030 project that ... watch video
GlobalPost (Mar. 10, 2013) Paraguay's economy has seen record growth, as it's agricultural production soared. It's now the fourth largest exporter of soy and exports more beef than Argentina. But rapid expansion of ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 19, 2013) Both floods and droughts are on the increase in Morocco, and the effects are getting worse and worse.
People in largely agricultural areas are among the worst affected. Aid groups in the south and ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Feb. 18, 2013) Cement production is especially energy intensive and emits enormous amounts of CO2. Thats why the Siam Cement Group, one of Thailand's largest producers, is no longer using only coal.
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Nov. 23, 2015 From an evolutionary perspective, it happened almost overnight. In less than 800 years Yakutian horses adapted to the extremely cold temperatures found in the environments of eastern Siberia. The ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Urban environments struggle with contaminated water running off, causing pollution and algal blooms. In response, cities often use natural landscapes of soil, grasses, and ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team tested social correlates of both objective and subjective contact with nature in a systematic way, revealing complex linkages between nature, ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 The damaging effects of carbon dioxide emissions from tourism could eventually be eliminated if travelers paid just US$11 per trip, according to a new study. Global tourism ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Scientists have succeeded in measuring the speed of sound in mixtures of liquid iron and carbon in extreme conditions, allowing limits to be set on the composition of the Earth's ... read more
Nov. 12, 2014 High blood pressure -- already a massive hidden killer in Nigeria -- is set to sharply rise as the country adopts western lifestyles, a new study suggests. Researchers who conducted the first ... read more
Mar. 10, 2014 Agroforestry can help to achieve climate change mitigation and adaptation while at the same time providing livelihoods for poor smallholder farmers in Africa, a new article suggests. Scientists say ... read more
Feb. 19, 2014 The UK could generate almost half its energy needs from biomass sources, including household waste, agricultural residues and home-grown biofuels by 2050, new research suggests. Scientists found that ... read more