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- International Swiss Climate Summer School (Switzerland) (Grindelwald, Switzerland , from August 31, 2014 09:00 to September 05, 2014 17:00) —
- 13th International Swiss Climate Summer School: "Linking land use, land cover, and climate". 31 August – 5 September 2014, Grindelwald, Switzerland.
- Three More Agricultural Sites in Japan Designated as GIAHS — Last modified October 09, 2013 11:33
- At the International Forum on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) held in Ishikawa Prefecture on May 29, 2013, three more sites in Japan were designated as GIAHS: Kakegawa in Shizuoka Prefecture, Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture, and Kunisaki in Oita Prefecture. This follows the designation in 2011 of Sado in Niigata Prefecture and Noto in Ishikawa Prefecture, resulting in five agricultural heritage systems in total in Japan.
- NIAS identifies how legume protein NIN works. This may contribute to cutting nitrogen fertilizers — Last modified August 20, 2013 14:47
- The National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS) in Japan announced on March 19, 2013, that it has determined the function of nodule inception (NIN), a protein that plays a key role in the formation of root nodules, which legumes require to use nitrogen gas from the atmosphere.
- Kanazawa university draws connection between honeybee losses and neonicotinoidpesticides — Last modified August 20, 2013 14:42
- Prof. Toshiro Yamada of the School of Natural System, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University, presented a study on September 2, 2012, that drew a close connection between neonicotinoid pesticides and the mass fatality of honeybees, called colony collapse disorder (CCD).
- Volunteers building 'Great forest wall' tsunami barrier from earthquake Debris — Last modified July 22, 2013 16:35
- In the spring of 2013, two years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, work has gotten underway to make use of earthquake and tsunami debris to build a natural seawall in the disaster area.
- Climate, crops and lacking data underlie regional disparities in the CO2 fertilization effect — Last modified July 22, 2013 16:17
- Climate, crops and lacking data underlie regional disparities in the CO2 fertilization effect
- North India stares at spectre of drought? — Last modified July 22, 2013 10:07
- Free Press Journal. Mumbai, 6 July 2013
- Observed and simulated precipitation responses in wet and dry regions 1850–2100 — Last modified July 22, 2013 10:05
- Global crop exposure to critical high temperatures in the reproductive period: historical trends and future projections — Last modified June 20, 2013 08:50
- Haron M Gourdji, Adam M Sibley and David B Lobell, 2013. Environmental Research Letters Volume 8 024041 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024041
- A unifying view of climate change in the Sahel linking intra-seasonal, interannual and longer time scales — Last modified June 05, 2013 08:27
- A unifying view of climate change in the Sahel linking intra-seasonal, interannual and longer time scales