- Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:25
- Tristan Robb
Originally Published by The VoxA decade ago, beekeepers in the United States started noticing that their honeybees were dying at unusually high rates each winter. It was a disturbing trend, given that these bees are so crucial for pollinating many of our favorite fruits and vegetables. In the years since, honeybees have kept dying at alarming […]
- Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:32
Originally Published by Nature News and CommentIn a world first, Chinese scientists have reported that they have used powerful gene-editing techniques to modify human embryos. Their paper1, published in the Beijing-based journal Protein & Cell on 18 April, came as no surprise to the scientific community, but it has ignited a wide-ranging debate about what types of gene-editing […]
- Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:01
- Tim Hewison
Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian Concerned activists say government plan to analyse pollution figures for capital Delhi before they are released to the public is way to bury bad news Continue reading…
- Published on Monday, 14 April 2014 17:23
- Osha Gray Davidson
Can cities really be “green?” They have to, if we are to build a sustainable society. The role of the “built environment” is the theme of Earth Day 2014.
- Published on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 09:57
Originally published by Environment News Service (ENS) – LYON, France, August 12, 2013 – Securities fraud, insider trading, embezzlement, money laundering and cybercrime – the intangible nature of the global carbon trading markets puts them at risk for exploitation by criminal networks, according to a new law enforcement guide produced by Interpol.
- Published on Sunday, 04 August 2013 14:40
Originally published by Environmental Research Web – If hydroelectric dams are to be used to compensate for the variability of wind generation across the electrical grid, there needs to be greater co-operation between policymakers in the energy and water sectors, according to researchers in the US.