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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Oct. 6, 2015 Scientists investigating how to control take-all, a fungus that lives in soil and infects wheat roots to cause disease, have discovered that different varieties of wheat have ... read more
Oct. 5, 2015 Major volcanic eruptions can have a significant effect on the flow of the biggest rivers around the world, research shows. In the first study of its kind, scientists sought ... read more
Oct. 5, 2015 A simple model of permafrost carbon based on direct observations has been developed by a team of scientists. Their approach could help climate scientists evaluate how well permafrost dynamics are ... read more
Oct. 5, 2015 The more ice is melted of the Antarctic Filchner-Ronne shelf, the more ice flows into the ocean, and the more the region contributes to global sea-level rise. Unlike some some other parts of ... read more
Oct. 2, 2015 Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands have found evidence that the sudden collapse of a volcano there tens of thousands of years ago generated an ocean ... 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