Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily ... watch video
RightThisMinute (Feb. 2, 2015) A lioness was chilling out at the Kruger National Park after being separated from her pride. She called for them and they eventually reunited with the lady lion. It's the circle... The circle of... ... watch video
AFP (June 3, 2015) Massacred in their thousands for their ivory, Africa's elephants are flocking to Botswana, where eco-tourism and a zero-tolerance approach to poaching have created a sanctuary.
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Deutsche Welle (June 23, 2013) Leftovers from the fish industry might become a valuable raw material in the future. A German company has developed a system for recycling shrimp shells and other fish waste to create oils for the ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Dec. 17, 2012) Peru's northern coastline is increasingly being battered by storms and other extreme weather linked to climate change. Now together with a local financial establishment, the German Society for ... watch video
AP (Apr. 18, 2014) Operators of recreational businesses on western reservoirs worry that ongoing drought concerns will keep boaters and other visitors from flocking to the popular summer attractions. (April 18)
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AFP (Nov. 9, 2015) As the polar ice caps retreat due to global warming, researchers are flocking to the Arctic to catalogue the region's unique biodiversity and discover any hidden secrets before they are gone.
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AFP (May 17, 2016) Disaster tourists flocking to see rooftops and debris poking above an Indonesian bubbling mud volcano are a lifeline for the survivors of a mudflow that erupted 10 years ago, burying villages, ... watch video
Oct. 20, 2016 Flooring can be made from any number of sustainable materials, making it, generally, an eco-friendly feature in homes and businesses alike. Now, flooring could be even more ... read more
Oct. 21, 2016 Offshore wind turbines are becoming ever larger, and the transportation, installation, disassembly and disposal of their gigantic rotor blades are presenting operators with ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Improved barn design, cleaning processes, and manure treatment could reduce ammonia emissions from commercial dairy cattle barns by 17 to 50%, according to a new study. The ... read more
May 17, 2016 Breeding barley that provides good yields even in a hot and dry climate is the focus of a new research study. The project is part of the new Bavarian alliance "BayKlimaFit" aimed at finding ... read more
Jan. 28, 2016 Farmers and crop insurers depend on seasonal predictions of weather and soil workability to select appropriate cultivars, make decisions about planting and harvest dates, forecast yield, and ... read more