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To Cut Global Emissions, Replace Meat and Milk with Plant-Based Alternatives

Replacing 50% of meat and milk products with plant-based alternatives by 2050 can reduce agriculture and land use related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 31% and halt the degradation of forest and natural land, according to new research in Nature...
8-Sep-2023 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Plans to plant billions of trees threatened by massive undersupply of seedlings

The REPLANT Act provides money for the US Forest Service to plant more than a billion trees in the next nine years. The World Economic Forum aims to help plant a trillion trees around the world by 2030.
31-Jul-2023 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Greenland Melted Recently, Shows High Risk of Sea Level Rise

A large portion of Greenland was an ice-free tundra landscape—perhaps covered by trees and roaming woolly mammoths—in the recent geologic past (about 416,000 years ago).
20-Jul-2023 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Uncovering the Digital Footprints of Anxiety in Young Children

Right now, your smartphone—part texting device, part camera, mostly digital oracle—is collecting data. Where you go. The number of steps it takes to get there. Elevation climbed. Your phone listens for you to speak to Siri, the angel of search....
11-Jul-2023 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UVM Earns $20M Research Grant to ‘Harness the Data Revolution’

A groundbreaking data science effort to better understand and harness the power of stories has earned the University of Vermont a $20 million research capacity building award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through its Established Program...
15-May-2023 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Commentary in Science: Europe’s Old Forests at Risk

Walking along a steep ridge, under large hemlock trees, ten miles outside of Burlington, Vermont—Bill Keeton is worrying about Europe’s remaining old forests. He’s so concerned, in fact, that he and some colleagues wrote a letter to the...
15-May-2023 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smartphone Use Goes Up in City Parks, But Down in Forests

New research shows that smartphone activity actually increases during visits outdoors to city parks—a finding that contradicts popular notions. Thanks to two years of unparalleled access to 700 study participants' smartphone data, the study is the...
15-May-2023 6:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Vermont Cancer Center to Offer Innovative New Cancer Treatment

The University of Vermont Cancer Center will offer a novel, highly effective form of cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy beginning in February. The Cancer Center will be the only healthcare institution in Vermont and northern New York to...
23-Feb-2023 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites


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