Saint Louis University has established a new relationship with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) that will allow the organizations to collaborate on geospatial research, training, and innovation initiatives.
– Saint Louis University Medical Center
A new study combining data from citizen scientists and weather radar stations is providing detailed insights into spring bird migration along the Gulf of Mexico and how these journeys may be affected by climate change. Findings on the timing, locatio...
– Cornell University
Global Change Biology, Jan. 2019
A confounding new disease is killing beech trees in Ohio and elsewhere, and plant scientists are sounding an alarm while looking for an explanation. In a study published in the journal Forest Pathology, researchers and naturalists from The Ohio State...
– Ohio State University
The emotional underpinnings of political ideology motivated how the electorate sought and processed information about the 2016 presidential election and the major issue of climate change.
“This has important implications for how political dialogu...
– University at Buffalo
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly,
An elephant never forgets. This seems to be the case, at least, for elephants roaming about Namibia, looking for food, fresh water, and other resources.
– Ecological Society of America
Years of drought have parched California’s vast agricultural lands, prompting farmers to drill deeper and deeper into aquifers to irrigate their fields. But this often means higher water costs for everyone – and inefficient use of a precious reso...
– Cornell University
Water Economics and Policy, Sept-2018
The overabundance of fast fashion — readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis, claims a new paper from an expert on environmental health at Washington University in St. Louis.“From ...
– Washington University in St. Louis
A new study, “Mission-Driven Research for Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering,” published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, sets out to establish a roadmap for responsible exploration of geoengineering.
– Cornell University
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Jan. 2019
Scientists have discovered how locusts change their body colour to adapt to different environments, according to new research published in eLife.
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior issued a policy statement calling for federal nutrition guidelines to include information about how food choices affect the planet and long-term sustainability of the food system.
– Tulane University
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Jan-2019
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have discovered how grasses count the short days of winter to prepare for flowering. The new research provides valuable insight into how winter-adapted grasses gain the ability to flower in spring,...
– University of Wisconsin-Madison
eLife Jan. 8, 2019
Singing humpback whales from different ocean basins seem to be picking up musical ideas from afar, and incorporating these new phrases and themes into the latest song, according to a newly published study in Royal Society Open Science that’s helpin...
– Wildlife Conservation Society
Royal Society Open Science
Climate change, pollution, and a multitude of threats are putting our freshwater supplies at risk. Water collection and purification technologies are becoming increasingly important, especially in major urban areas. In places such as the San Francisc...
– Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB)
SICB Annual Meeting 2019 January 3-7, 2019 Tampa, FL
Dr Vasile Ersek, a senior lecturer in Physical Geography at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation about the discovery of new evidence of a drought that finished off the Akkadian Empire 4,000 years ago.
– Northumbria University Newcastle
The ocean has a long memory. When the water in today's deep Pacific Ocean last saw sunlight, Charlemagne was the Holy Roman Emperor, the Song Dynasty ruled China and Oxford University had just held its very first class. During that time, between the ...
– Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Copper is good at conducting both heat and electricity. But mix in some titanium and apply a bit of chemistry and you have a catalyst that can be the key to producing greener hydrogen from water using electricity.
– University of Delaware
Jerry Hendrix has joined the Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Center (RSESC) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as its director of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Programs responsible for UAS research.
– University of Alabama Huntsville Embargo expired on 08-Jan-2019 at 10:00 ET
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $16 million for new observational research aimed at improving the accuracy of today’s climate and earth system models.
– Department of Energy, Office of Science
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick