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Threats to wild tigers growing

...step up efforts to prosecute poachers, and provide economic incentives to encourage conservation. ...

Researchers find 24 species believed new to science in Suriname rainforest

... offers huge potential for scientific research and economic investment in carbon sequestration, as well as the...be a vital component in determining how to promote economic development in Suriname while protecting the nation’s most valuable natural assets.” The RAP surv...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...saline aquifer beneath the North Sea floor. Its economic success, scientists say, is due to the presence of Norway's high carbon taxes, which give green technologies an advantage by discouraging carbon emissions. Carbon taxes are charged to a company for every ton of carbon dioxide it emits, so that it ...

Potato wart eyed as risk to potato production

...may be insignificant when first detected, indirect economic losses resulting from zero-tolerance regulations f...otato wart can be devastating to growers. Indirect economic losses become especially evident in potato production areas that are subject to quarantine measures,...

Ecology in an era of globalization

...sts also discuss the importance of determining the economic impacts of alien invasives to better manage and assess existing infestations. The special issue also contains workshop reports, including "Ecological impacts of wildlife conservation units policy in Mexico," "Timber production in selectively logge...

Novel system developed to turn data into real-time, interactive 3-D images

...s. Gregory Wilson, associate vice president for economic development and strategic partnerships says the license agreement represents a first for Kent State University. "This is the first novel imaging system licensed from the university," Wilson says. "The agreement illustrates the diversity of resear...

New knowledge improves rice quality

...ew advances in rice research and Asia’s continuing economic development have created important new opportunities. "These are the two key changes driving the whole process and making this research area so exciting," Dr. Zeigler said. "If we can link these two things together ?our new and improved knowledge ...

A new portable biosensor detects traces of contaminants in food more quickly and cheaply

...n food. The biosensor is faster, more portable and economic than the expensive laboratory methods which are used to detect contaminants, while having a very similar sensitivity. The system has been tested successfully to detect pesticides in samples of drinking water and commercial orange juice, as well as to...

Hives ferment a yeasty brew, attract beetle pest

... hive, the hive recovers." Honeybees are of major economic importance in agriculture as the major pollinating force for much orchard fruit and vegetables. Many of these fruits and vegetables will not produce without honeybees. The small hive beetle can destroy many commercial hives. "If we can find out h...

Biodiesel study targets cleaner air, cleaner engines

.... This is another example of how we can create new economic opportunities for farmers and the agricultural sec...ss Canada. This will bring both environmental and economic benefits to Canadians, since biodiesel can be produced from local, renewable resources. Biodiesel is...

Human's ecological footprint in 2015 and Amazonia revealed

...aused environmental stressors, while urbanization, economic structure and age of population have little effect...le data from the World Bank were used to determine economic influences. The relative importance of each hypothesized driver on environmental impact was then es...

New report: Explosive growth changes salmon industry

... value of wild salmon catches has had wide-ranging economic and social effects on wild salmon fishermen and fishing communities. "Wild salmon could never supply the market demand being met by farmed salmon. A fundamental point of the report is that the debate should not be about wild versus farmed, but w...

Study calculates patient time costs associated with cancer care

... hope that policy makers recognize the substantial economic burden of cancer in the United States and that this cost derives from many sources ?." The editorial writers also note that these calculations do not address the emotional cost cancer patients and their families endure. Even accounting for patient...

Woman's Day and For Womens of Science

...ernational forum for debate on scientific, social, economic and cultural issues affecting the human environmen...bably much greater than estimated because existing economic analyses don't consider mercury's impacts on ecosystems and wildlife. The concentration of methylm...

Mercury contamination of fish warrants worldwide public warning

...ernational forum for debate on scientific, social, economic and cultural issues affecting the human environmen...bably much greater than estimated because existing economic analyses don't consider mercury's impacts on ecosystems and wildlife. The concentration of methylm...

ConocoPhillips establishes $22.5M biofuels research program at Iowa State

...ortation of biomass and the impacts of biofuels on economic policy and rural sociology. According to Brown, the details of specific projects have yet to be determined. He estimates the research program will involve 10 faculty members plus graduate students in the first year with additional researchers adde...

Soft-cell approach cuts animal tests

...icals is simply unachievable from a scientific and economic standpoint," says Dr Hayes. "It's also unethical, given that in Australia alone, more than a million dogs, cats, rabbits, sheep, cattle, pigs and mice are used each year for toxicological testing and research." This is a drop in the ocean, compared w...

In-shell vaccine for chick disease

... IBV is the worst infectious disease in terms of economic loss to the UK poultry industry. Infection can lead to severe respiratory disease, dramatically reduce egg production and affect the quality and hatchability of eggs. The researchers, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Co...

Failure to meet United Nations sanitation target could affect millions of the world's poorest

...ed. Myanmar example At the national level, economic development strategies, such as attracting foreign investment and tourism, often rely on good water quality and sanitation, Davis said. However, wealth does not necessarily translate into improved water and sanitation services. "Tracking the progress...

Canada's new government invests $200M in the fight against the mountain pine beetle

...ith the Province of British Columbia to ensure the economic and environmental well-being of our communities an... slowing the spread of the beetle; recovering economic value from trees killed by the beetles; and protecting communities and forest resources in areas a...

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