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Science Daily: Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects

Science Daily: Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects Posted: 26 Aug 2013 03:29 PM PDT Entomologists have identified a neuropeptide named natalisin that regulates the sexual activity and reproductive ability of insects. The finding may open new [...]

Futurist Update: Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing

Futurist Update: Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing

    August 2013 • Volume 14, No. 8 In this issue: ·        Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing ·        Smart Glasses for Teachers Can "See" Students’ Questions ·        Even Regulated Pesticide Use Is Deadly to Aquatic Ecosystems ·        WorldFuture 2013 [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA's polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland [...]

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid North Atlantic hurricane forecast predicts above-average season Microbial changes regulate [...]

Shifts in Global Water Systems – Markers of a New Geological Epoch: the Anthropocene

Shifts in Global Water Systems –  Markers of a New Geological Epoch:  the Anthropocene

  A new geologic epoch, "The Anthropocene," is characterized by humanity's growing dominance of Earth's environment and a planetary transformation as profound as the last epoch-defining event -- the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.   By way of illustration: Humanity has cleared an area the size of South America to grow food crops [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning? Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency World's biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News More hurricanes for Hawaii? As climate changes, boreal forests to shift north and relinquish more carbon than expected New cost-effective genome assembly process Brighter clouds, cooler climate? Organic vapors affect clouds, leading to previously unidentified climate [...]

Friday Video: Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP on Positive Money

Positive Money Conference “Modernising Money” on 26th January 2013 in London       Speaking at the “Modernising Money” Conference, Caroline Lucas, MP, states:     “The debate that Positive Money has started is an incredibly important one. We all need to better understand the role that money and its creation plays in our [...]

Long-term research reveals how climate change is playing out in real ecosystems

Long-term research reveals how climate change is playing out in real ecosystems Posted: 01 Dec 2012 05:59 AM PST Around the world, the effects of global climate change are increasingly evident and difficult to ignore. However, evaluations of the local effects of climate change are often confounded by natural and human induced factors that [...]

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