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New Maps Highlight Habitat Corridors in the Tropics


A team of Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) scientists created maps of habitat corridors connecting protected areas in the tropics to incorporate biodiversity co-benefits into climate change mitigation strategies. Drs. Patrick Jantz, Scott Goetz,...
2/4/2014 3:00 PM EST

Amazon Freshwater Ecosystems Are Vulnerable to Degradation

Broadening of forest-centric focus to river catchment-based conservation framework is required: A study published in Conservation Letters this week found that freshwater ecosystems in the Amazon are highly vulnerable to environmental degradation....
2/1/2013 12:00 AM EST

Gro Harlem Brundtland Receives the Woods Hole Research Center’s Lawrence S. Huntington Environmental Prize

The Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) is proud to name the former Prime Minister of Norway—Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland—as the 2013 recipient of the Lawrence S. Huntington Environmental Prize.
1/30/2013 1:00 AM EST

Woods Hole Research Center Senior Scientist Irving Foster Brown Awarded Chico Mendes Forest Citizenry Prize

On December 15, 2012, Tião Viana, the governor of the State of Acre, Brazil, awarded the National/International Chico Mendes Forest Citizenry Prize to Dr. Irving Foster Brown, a Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center. The award ceremony...
12/21/2012 9:30 AM EST

Ag Solutions for Climate-Nitrogen Management in a Hot, Unpredictable World

On October 23 at 1pm, top USDA and academic researchers will address agriculture and climate in a special session of the Soil Science Society of America’s annual meeting. And they’ll take on a third, largely new aspect of climate change and...
10/16/2012 1:00 PM EDT

How to Curb Discharge of the Most Potent Greenhouse Gas: A 50 Percent Reduction in Meat Consumption and Emissions Is Needed


A study by the Woods Hole Research Center examined what needs to be done to achieve the IPCCs representative concentration pathways for nitrogen emissions. It found that meat consumption in the developed world would need to be cut by 50 percent per...
4/12/2012 11:00 AM EDT

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