HARC released a special report today for public and private sector leaders that addresses how to fund critical infrastructure required to maintain the safety and well-being of cities and communities. The Green Paper is entitled “Funding Resilience ...
– Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)
Modern agriculture’s outputs can be measured both in dollars paid in the market and also in non-market costs, known as externalities. Soil, nutrients, groundwater, pollinators, wildlife diversity, and habitat (among other things) can be lost when c...
– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America
The combination of ocean warming and an infectious wasting disease has devastated populations of large sunflower sea stars once abundant along the West Coast of North America, according to research by Cornell University and the University of Californ...
– Cornell University
Science Advances, Jan. 2019
Four University of Rhode Island ocean engineering students demonstrated that they not only could keep a 3D printer level while at sea, but they could replicate a piece of equipment that works as effectively as the original.
Josh Allder, Grady Bola...
– University of Rhode Island
Brookhaven Lab recently deployed a mobile atmospheric laboratory in urban and coastal areas to improve microclimate forecasting.
– Brookhaven National Laboratory
A study that brought together data from around the world has led to new findings on the effect of climatic factors on river ecosystems.
The study, published in the latest issue of the journal Science Advances, found that climatic factors such as t...
– University of Utah
Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have used new space technology to predict droughts and increased bushfire risk up to five months in advance.
– Australian National University
The Earth’s atmosphere and oceans play important roles in moving heat from one part of the world to another, and new research is illuminating how those patterns are changing in the face of climate change.
– Ohio State University
Nature Climate Change
Barry Ross Muchnick, assistant professor of environmental studies, recently presented an invited talk at the annual conference of the Association of American Colleges & Universities in Atlanta, Georgia.
– St. Mary's College of Maryland
Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.
– University of Edinburgh
In a paper published by Evolution, research led by Swansea University's Dr Catalina Pimiento and co-authored by an international team of scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA examined the biological traits of all sharks and rays before running a...
– Swansea University
If ship hulls were coated with special high-tech air trapping materials, up to one percent of global CO2 emissions could be avoided. This is the conclusion reached by scientists from the University of Bonn together with colleagues from St. Augustin a...
– University of Bonn
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A
A new population viability model, with an accompanying web app, is helping scientists to better forecast population changes and extinction risk for imperiled species.
– University of Georgia
Commercial octopus farming, currently in developmental stages on multiple continents, would have a negative ripple effect on sustainability and animal welfare, concludes a team of researchers in a newly published analysis.
– New York University
Issues in Science and Technology
– Oregon State University, College of Engineering
– Washington University in St. Louis
– Cornell University
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory