New research is detailing how environmental stressors, including heavy metals, brought on by human activity are harming coastal green sea turtle populations – work that researchers hope will inform conservation efforts going forward.
– Ohio State University
Science of the Total Environment
In a first-of-its-kind analysis, Amherst College economics professor Katharine Sims and colleagues found that when land protection in New England increased, employment rates also rose modestly over the next five-year period even when controlling for ...
– Amherst College
A new method for reconstructing changes in nitrogen sources over time has enabled scientists to connect excess nutrients in the coastal waters of West Maui, Hawaii, to a sewage treatment facility that injects treated wastewater into the ground.
– University of California, Santa Cruz
The reason that humans shifted away from hunting and gathering, and to agriculture -- a much more labor-intensive process -- has always been a riddle. It is only more confusing because the shift happened independently in about a dozen areas across th...
– University of Connecticut
Global Temperature Report: March 2019
– University of Alabama Huntsville
The government of Belize has approved “The Expansion of Fisheries Replenishment (No-Take) Zones,” which will increase the total area of Belize’s protected waters from 4.5 percent to 11.6 percent, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society)...
– Wildlife Conservation Society
Human-caused pollution spurs the production of climate-changing particles known as secondary organic aerosols much more than previously thought. Researchers made the finding by analyzing air samples that were captured aboard a research aircraft as it...
– Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Artificial intelligence may soon help transportation agencies and first responders determine the best evacuation routes during floods such as those affecting portions of Missouri and the Midwest, thanks to the work of researchers at Missouri Universi...
– Missouri University of Science and Technology
A new paper in PNAS finds that the previously thought mechanism for ice formation in humid but unsaturated conditions (like those in which cirrus clouds form) doesn’t work. Instead, another mechanism better explains ice (and thus cloud) formation ...
– University of Utah
PNAS Embargo expired on 01-Apr-2019 at 15:00 ET
The same data used by digital marketers to sell products can also help inspire conservation behaviors, according to new research from the University of Montana.
– University of Montana
Individuals have as big a role to play in tackling climate change as major corporations but only if they can be encouraged to make significant lifestyle changes by effective government policy
– University of Sussex
Energy Research and Social Science
Information to minimize risk from soil contaminants
– Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Paleontologists from Hokkaido University in Japan, in cooperation with paleontologists from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas
– Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The BISICLES ice sheet model uses high performance computing resources at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) to systematically examine where the Antarctic Ice Sheet is vulnerable and the resulting potential for large con...
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Geophysical Research Letters
Developing how the heart forms and brain works. How to analyze sarcasm computationally. Harnessing computers to develop campaign rhetoric that delivers voters across the spectrum. Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego announced innovat...
– University of California San Diego
Leading ocean science and engineering institutions are joining forces to create Ocean Visions, an innovative scientist-driven ocean conservation venture that fosters collaboration between top researchers, conservationists and entrepreneurs committed ...
– Georgia Institute of Technology
OceanVisions2019 – Climate
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)