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Simulated carbon emissions from land-use change are substantially enhanced by accounting for agricultural management
Simulated carbon emissions from land-use change are substantially enhanced by accounting for agricultural management. TAMPugh, AArneth, S Olin, AAhlström, ... by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:32 — Relevance: 1%
Forest monitoring technology for REDD+ is good to go
Technology is now available to meet the measurement and monitoring objectives of the UN’s REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) ... by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:29 — Relevance: 1%
Earth has lost a third of arable land in past 40 years, scientists say
The world has lost a third of its arable land due to erosion or pollution in the past 40 years, with potentially disastrous consequences as global demand for ... by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:28 — Relevance: 1%
Land-cover fragmentation can boost ecosystem services
Controlling the fragmentation of land cover can boost the provision of ecosystem services such as pollination, pest regulation and recreation, even if the ... by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:27 — Relevance: 1%
Preventing famine with mobile phones
With a mobile data collection app and satellite data, scientists will be able to predict whether a certain region is vulnerable to food shortages and ... by admin last modified December 21, 2015 14:33 — Relevance: 1%
To save the Earth, better nitrogen use on a hungrier planet must be addressed
The global population is expected to increase by two to three billion people by 2050, a projection raising serious concerns about sustainable development, ... by admin last modified December 21, 2015 14:33 — Relevance: 1%
Drought stops tree circulation
Why trees die in a drought is a long-standing puzzle. Do they stop photosynthesizing, run out of food and starve? Or do they cease being able to transport ... by admin last modified December 21, 2015 14:32 — Relevance: 1%
Study of cloud cover in tropical Pacific reveals future climate changes
A new analysis using changes in cloud cover over the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean showed that a weakening of a major atmospheric circulation system over the ... by admin last modified December 21, 2015 14:31 — Relevance: 1%
Increased deforestation could substantially reduce Amazon basin rainfall
Continued deforestation of the Amazon rainforest could diminish the amount of rain that falls in the Amazon River basin, finds a new study. These declines in ... by admin last modified December 21, 2015 14:30 — Relevance: 1%
Climate change is driving water cycle speed-up
The global water cycle is getting faster. Over the last few decades rainfall has become heavier whilst evapotranspiration from terrestrial ecosystems has sped ... by admin last modified December 21, 2015 14:28 — Relevance: 1%
New drought atlas maps 2,000 years of climate in Europe
The long history of severe droughts across Europe and the Mediterranean has largely been told through historical documents and ancient journals, each ... by admin last modified December 15, 2015 09:28 — Relevance: 1%
Implications of climate mitigation for future agricultural production
Implications of climate mitigation for future agricultural production by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:37 — Relevance: 1%
The most vulnerable countries miss out on climate change knowledge
The most vulnerable countries miss out on climate change knowledge by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:35 — Relevance: 1%
Impacts of European livestock production: nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus and greenhouse gas emissions, land-use, water eutrophication and biodiversity
Impacts of European livestock production: nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus and greenhouse gas emissions, land-use, water eutrophication and biodiversity by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:34 — Relevance: 1%
Comparison of production-phase environmental impact metrics derived at the farm- and national-scale for United States agricultural commodities
Comparison of production-phase environmental impact metrics derived at the farm- and national-scale for United States agricultural commodities by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:34 — Relevance: 1%
Perfect temperature for economic success – 13C
From the Guardian. The perfect average temperature for national economic success is 13C (55.4F), academics have discovered. But the fundamental link they have ... by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:22 — Relevance: 1%
Scientists identify climate ‘tipping points’
An international team of scientists have identified potential ‘tipping points’ where abrupt regional climate shifts could occur due to global warming. by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:20 — Relevance: 1%
Study shows new forests cannot take in as much carbon as predicted
As carbon emissions continue to rise, scientists project forests will grow faster and larger, due to an increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide, which fuels ... by admin last modified December 14, 2015 08:19 — Relevance: 1%
Research follow-up: assessing groundwater beneath Africa
Alan MacDonald and colleagues published their map of African groundwater resources in Environmental Research Letters three years ago; since then there’s been ... by admin last modified December 10, 2015 08:10 — Relevance: 1%
Declaration of the 3rd NATIONAL CONGRESS OF PHYSICIANS IN THE CROP -SPRAYED TOWNS
Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires. October 17, 2015 by admin last modified December 04, 2015 08:22 — Relevance: 1%
The celebrity farmer from Ukerewe
INSIDE DEVELOPMENT. #PLANETWORTH. The celebrity farmer from Ukerewe. By Michael Igoe @AlterIgoe 30 November 2015. by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:29 — Relevance: 1%
Mimicking biochar-albedo feedback in complex Mediterranean agricultural landscapes
by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:24 — Relevance: 1%
On Wikipedia, politically controversial science topics are vulnerable to information sabotage
Wikipedia reigns. It’s the world’s most popular online encyclopedia, the sixth most visited website in America, and a research source most U.S. students rely ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:22 — Relevance: 1%
Regulations needed to identify potentially invasive biofuel crops
If the hottest new plant grown as a biofuel crop is approved based solely on its greenhouse gas emission profile, its potential as the next invasive species ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:20 — Relevance: 1%
Cause of global warming hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean
Following rapid warming in the late 20th century, this century has so far seen surprisingly little increase in the average temperature at the Earth's surface. ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:20 — Relevance: 1%
Evidence of increasing drought severity caused by temperature rise in southern Europe
by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:19 — Relevance: 1%
Extreme weather becoming more common, study says
Extreme weather like the drought currently scorching the western US and the devastating floods in Pakistan in 2010 is becoming much more common, according to ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:16 — Relevance: 1%
The farmer’s dilemma: cut down virgin forest or convert existing pasture
Consider two oil palm plantations in Peru: row upon row of leafy fronds swaying gently in the breeze. To all intents and purposes the trees at both plantations ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:15 — Relevance: 1%
Future crop production threatened by extreme heat
Uncertainties in the occurrence of heat stress under field conditions, plant responses to heat, and appropriate adaptation measures still need further ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:14 — Relevance: 1%
After California wildfires, southern plants shift north
As California wildfires burn tree canopies and forest floors, the plants that are replacing the burned understory are increasingly those found in more southern ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:13 — Relevance: 1%