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‘Dzud’ years for Mongolian herders linked to climate
In Mongolia, pastoral nomadic herding is still a cornerstone of the culture. But it is a tough life and in recent years herders have been hit with more "dzud" ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:12 — Relevance: 1%
Industry responsible for many fire emissions from Sumatra and Kalimantan
Many fire emissions from the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan are associated with industrial concessions for timber and oil palm. That's according ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:12 — Relevance: 1%
Benefits of strip-till surface after five-year study
How does the style of tilling make a difference in crop success? The blades on a till don’t simply chop up soil and move it around. They blend dead plant ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:10 — Relevance: 1%
Warming slow-down is climate pause
A slow-down in global warming is not a sign that climate change is ending, university researchers have found. by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:10 — Relevance: 1%
Does urban agriculture use too much water?
Urban agriculture is a growing trend, and it's not uncommon to see vegetable plots in city parks, and salad greens spilling out of urban window-boxes. But ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:09 — Relevance: 1%
Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable, say US scientists
From the Guardian. The warming of the oceans due to climate change is now unstoppable after record temperatures last year, bringing additional sea-level rise, ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:08 — Relevance: 1%
Robust relationship between yields and nitrogen inputs indicates three ways to reduce nitrogen pollution
Understanding the decline in nitrogen-use efficiency with increasing nitrogen inputs helps us understand the dilemma between increased agricultural production ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:06 — Relevance: 1%
Oceans slowed global temperature rise, scientists report
A new study of ocean temperature measurements shows that in recent years, extra heat from greenhouse gases has been trapped in the subsurface waters of the ... by admin last modified December 02, 2015 09:03 — Relevance: 1%
Farming is driving force in drying soil in Northern China
An important agricultural region in China is drying out, and increased farming may be more to blame than rising temperatures and less rain, according to a ... by admin last modified November 26, 2015 09:38 — Relevance: 1%
Study suggests organic farming needs direction to be sustainable
Large-scale organic farming operations, based on a review of almost a decade of data from 49 states, are not reducing greenhouse gas emissions, says a ... by admin last modified November 26, 2015 09:36 — Relevance: 1%
Oil palm deserves government attention in Brazil
This content has been downloaded from IOPscience. by admin last modified November 26, 2015 09:35 — Relevance: 1%
Focus on extreme events and the carbon cycle
This content has been downloaded from IOPscience. 2015 Environ. Res. Lett. 10 070201. (http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/7/070201) by admin last modified November 26, 2015 09:07 — Relevance: 1%
Should abandoned croplands stay that way?
After the collapse of the former Soviet Union in 1991, approximately 19 million hectares (Mha) of cropland, or 54%, were abandoned in Kazakhstan by the year ... by admin last modified November 26, 2015 09:02 — Relevance: 1%
Atmospheric changes boost temperature extremes
In 2010, a heatwave in Russia caused around 55,000 premature deaths, while seven years ealier, extreme high temperatures in Europe led to roughly 70,000 ... by admin last modified November 26, 2015 09:01 — Relevance: 1%
One century of climate change equates to 300 years of land-use change
Humans are having a huge impact on the ecosystems of our planet, either directly – by land-use change – or indirectly, through climate change. Researchers in ... by admin last modified November 25, 2015 09:55 — Relevance: 1%
A regional look at HANPP: human consumption is increasing, NPP is not
Steven Running reckons the regional trend in analysis of human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) can quantify increasing vulnerability of the ... by admin last modified November 25, 2015 09:53 — Relevance: 1%
NEWS WEB Climatology Data Set Version 1.0 Released by NASA GES DISC
NEWS WEB Climatology Data Set Version 1.0 Released by NASA GES DISC by admin last modified November 09, 2015 09:44 — Relevance: 1%
Announcement: Release of the Community Intercomparison Suite & User Workshop at the University of Oxford (UK)
We are pleased to announce the release of the Community Intercomparison Suite (CIS). CIS is an open source command-line tool for the easy collocation, ... by admin last modified November 05, 2015 11:28 — Relevance: 1%
Greenery to Citizens! -- Urban Agriculture in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture
The city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture is an ordinance-designated city with a population of 3.7 million. The city has a lot of sightseeing spots such as ... by admin last modified November 02, 2015 09:13 — Relevance: 1%
GlobalFAMS, the Global Federation of Agrometeorological Societies
In Bucuresti, October 7, 2015 the Global Federation of Agrometeorological Societies was born. by admin last modified October 26, 2015 15:00 — Relevance: 1%
Drought-induced tree mortality accelerating in forests
Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have found that drought and heat-induced tree mortality is accelerating in many forest biomes as a consequence of ... by admin last modified October 21, 2015 09:10 — Relevance: 1%
Dryland plants drive variability of terrestrial carbon sink
Each year, vegetation on land takes up around one-quarter of the carbon dioxide that man spews out into our atmosphere. And each year the size of that carbon ... by admin last modified October 21, 2015 09:09 — Relevance: 1%
The new MWAR-LAC newsletter
The new MWAR-LAC newsletter - October 2015. by admin last modified October 20, 2015 15:48 — Relevance: 1%
Weather-Based Index Insurance by Japanese Insurer Approved by BCtA
Corporate / CSR. October 16, 2015. Source: Japan for Sustainability. by admin last modified October 20, 2015 15:44 — Relevance: 1%
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IPMA logo by admin last modified October 20, 2015 10:00 — Relevance: 1%
Announcement: The new interactive Monash Simple Climate Model
The Monash Simple Climate Model (MSCM) allows students and the general public to explore the physical simulation of the climate system with a real global ... by admin last modified October 09, 2015 09:00 — Relevance: 1%
Announcement: Near-Real-Time IMERG Early and Late Run Datasets Available at GES DISC
Near-Real-Time IMERG Early and Late Run Datasets Available at GES DISC by admin last modified October 09, 2015 08:59 — Relevance: 1%
No to Climate Smart Agriculture
'Climate Smart Agriculture' is agribusiness' latest attempt to promote industrial farming and undermine agro-ecological approaches generally recognized as the ... by admin last modified September 29, 2015 10:01 — Relevance: 1%
The ProVention Consortium's archives from 2000-2010 are now available
The ProVention Consortium's archives from 2000-2010 are now available. by admin last modified September 29, 2015 10:00 — Relevance: 1%
The latest global crop monitoring and production outlook for 2015 by the CropWatch team was released
The latest global crop monitoring and production outlook for 2015 by the CropWatch team at the Remote Sensing and Digital Earth Institute in Beijing (RADI). by admin last modified September 16, 2015 11:07 — Relevance: 1%