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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Sep. 21, 2016 If you chop a magnet in half, you end up with two smaller magnets. Both the original and the new magnets have “north” and “south” poles. But what if single north and south poles exist, just ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research. More than 60 per cent are listed as vulnerable, ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soup—every spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake’s inhabitants. Scientists have only ... read more
Sep. 22, 2016 As solar cells produce a greater proportion of total electric power, a fundamental limitation remains: the dark of night when solar cells go to sleep. Lithium-ion batteries ... read more
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
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