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 22, 2013) Many Argentinian apiculturists decide to leave the Pampas in a bid to maintain the production and the quality of their honey. In fact, the single-crop farming of soya, a pillar of Argentina's ... watch video
Feb. 12, 2016 A new strain of yeast that could improve the efficiency of making fuel from cellulosic biomass such as switchgrass has been discovered by researchers. Both the yeast strain ... read more
Feb. 12, 2016 As the Arctic continues to change due to rising temperatures, melting sea ice and human interest in developing oil and shipping routes, it's important to understand belugas' ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 A dynamic model that focuses on site scale conservation has been developed to give conservation decision-makers the capacity to assess multiple interacting stressors at the ... 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
Mar. 15, 2011 The world of a plant can be a stressful place. Many plants constantly compete with their neighbors for light by elongating to try and get out of their shade. In crops, this elongation can ... read more