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May 5, 2016

Landscape Ecology Must Play a Role in Policymaking

Apr. 27, 2016 — Landscape ecology considers the influence of time and space on environmental patterns. Because of this focus, it is uniquely positioned to inform crucial policy decisions -- in particular, those ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — Researchers have studied the advantages of reducing greenhouse gases in croplands of a region in Spain. Results will allow researchers to make progress in the regional knowledge to reduce costs and ... read more

Mar. 28, 2016 — The popular notion that millennials are choosing not drive may be oversimplified, a new report suggests. In a suburban community with low density and no public transportation, teens obtained their ... read more

Working to Save Endangered Species in Nicaragua

Mar. 23, 2016 — A proposed canal project in Nicaragua that would connect the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean could seriously deplete and disrupt the habitats of a number of animals, including some that are ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — Researchers have mapped the risk from wildfires close to cities across Europe. Cities and tourist areas such as Catalonia, Madrid and Valencia are among those most at risk of catastrophic damage from ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — Countries in the tropics are among the largest global exporters of key agricultural commodities such as oil palm, rice, soybean, sugarcane and cassava. Now researchers report that these tropical ... read more

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential from Livestock Sector Revealed

Mar. 22, 2016 — Scientists have found that the global livestock sector can maintain the economic and social benefits it delivers while significantly reducing emissions, and in doing so help meet the global ... read more

Can Improved Agricultural Practices Help Combat Climate Change?

Mar. 17, 2016 — Did you know that over half of global non-carbon dioxide (non-CO2) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are accountable to agriculture? According to new a research study, this figure is set to rise ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — The expansion of protected areas into US federal waters would safeguard 100 percent of core home range areas used by three species of sharks tracked in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, new research ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — Trade in rare plants on social media must be monitored, say experts. People buying rare plants through social media are placing species at risk of extinction, suggests a new study that represents the ... read more

Scientists Call for a Shake-Up in the Way We Record Biodiversity

Mar. 8, 2016 — Gaps in our information about biodiversity means we are at risk of focussing our conservation efforts in the wrong ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — Future Forests of the Northern United States is an analysis of future forest change in the 20 states stretching from Maine to Minnesota and from Missouri to Maryland. The report provides critical ... read more

Fuel or Food? Study Sees Increasing Competition for Land, Water Resources

Mar. 3, 2016 — About one-third of the world's malnourished population could be fed by using resources now used for biofuel production, new research indicates. As strategies for energy security, investment ... read more

Eliminating GMOs Would Take Toll on Environment, Economies

Mar. 1, 2016 — Higher food prices, a significant boost in greenhouse gas emissions due to land use change and major loss of forest and pasture land would be some results if genetically modified organisms in the ... read more

Mar. 1, 2016 — International conservation aid may lead to more deforestation in sub-Saharan African countries Better governance can help mitigate forest loss in heavily forested countries, say researchers, ... read more

Is Rare Wildlife Traded on the Darknet?

Feb. 29, 2016 — Unlike illicit trade in drugs, guns or pornography, illicit trade in rare wildlife doesn't have to hide on the 'darknet' because people can find whatever rare species they want in the ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — A new long-term research study shows the potential for biomass production from perennial grasslands in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Biomass yield varied with nitrogen fertilization, ... read more

'Fear Itself' Can Help Restore Ecosystems, Study Suggests

Feb. 23, 2016 — Lions, wolves and other large carnivores are frightening beasts that strike fear into humans and other animals. A new study demonstrates that the fear these top predators inspire can have cascading ... read more

Market Integration Could Help Protect Poor from Climate-Related Food Insecurity

Feb. 18, 2016 — Global market integration is key to buffering future commodity prices and food security from the negative effects of climate change on agriculture, says an agricultural economist in a new ... read more

Can Ecotourism Save Endangered Species?

Feb. 18, 2016 — Using population viability modelling, researchers have developed a method that for the first time quantifies the impact of ecotourism on threatened ... read more

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