Tag: "sustainability" at biology news
AAAS Panel -- Sustainable aquaculture critical to feed the world
...ssure off wild capture fisheries and helps promote sustainability
of the natural ecosystem." NOAA Fisheries Servic...versity provided a broad assessment of aquaculture sustainability
and used advances in pollution control as an example of effective fish farm management strategies. ...
It's not easy being green
...the entire ethanol production system for long-term sustainability
not just focus on pieces of the system," Dale said. "Ethanol is and will be a critical part of reducing our national dependence on oil for liquid fuels. Production technology for both corn and cellulosic ethanol is advancing rapidly. So it's essenti...
UI researcher cites need for a 'small view' of the environment
...k and other talks given during the AAAS session on sustainability
were intended as a wake-up call to inspire scienti...ability. Chemical innovations -- as they relate to sustainability
-- have the potential to significantly impact many areas, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, ...
Scientist advocates increased fisheries data gathering
...ted to speak during a session on improving fishery sustainability
Monday, Feb. 19, 2007 from 9:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting, which begins today in San Francisco. The session, which is moderated by UAF fisheries professor Terrance Quinn, will focus on wh...
ICSU and WMO launch the largest polar research program in 50 years
...l, historical, and social processes that shape the sustainability
of circumpolar human societies and to identify their unique contributions to global cultural diversity and citizenship The campaign also aims to educate and involve the public while helping to train the next generation of engineers, scientists a...
Sustainability forum speakers include ex-governor
...nology will address smart growth and environmental sustainability
at its fourth international, interdisciplinary for...orum will focus on practical solutions to emerging sustainability
issues from business, science and socio-political viewpoints," said Gordon L. Nelson, dean of the Co...
Super-fermenting fungus genome sequenced
..., this strategy could enhance the productivity and sustainability
of agriculture and forestry by providing new outlets for agricultural and wood harvest residues. Ligonocellulosic biomass, a complex of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin, is derived from such plant-based feedstocks as agricultural waste, paper...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March. 14, 2007
...ility of energy, food and wate With the theme of sustainability
in energy, food and water, the meeting offers an e...lity.html . To see ACS President Hunts comments on sustainability
and details of the program, go to http://www.acspresident.org . Mark Your Calendars ACS Na...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 21, 2007
...inability.html . For a Tip Sheet showcasing key sustainability
topics and embargo times, visit: http://www.eurek... ACS President Katie Hunts unembargoed comments on sustainability
and details of the program, go to http://www.acspresident.org . ARTICLE #1 EMBARGOED FOR: Su...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 28, 2007
...ity of energy, food and water With the theme of sustainability
in energy, food and water, the American Chemical S...lity.html . To see ACS President Hunts comments on sustainability
and details of the program, go to http://www.acspresident.org . Mark Your Calendars On th...
ConocoPhillips establishes $22.5M biofuels research program at Iowa State
...d research to understand and support environmental sustainability
and rural economies. Studies will emphasize crop improvement and production, the harvesting and transportation of biomass and the impacts of biofuels on economic policy and rural sociology. According to Brown, the details of specific projects have ...
Presidents from 13 universities worldwide to gather at Washington University in St. Louis
...May 6 session will begin with a keynote lecture on sustainability
in urban areas by John C. Crittenden, Ph.D., the Richard Snell Presidential Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Sustainable Technologies Program at Arizona State University. Also scheduled to speak are Thomas R. Pickerin...
FSU pushing boundaries with environmentally friendly community
...ss growth, while also improving energy efficiency, sustainability
and overall quality of life, Florida State Universitys Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS) has partnered with three other organizations to design a new community that could revolutionize the way future residential developments are constructed. ...
Green Nanotechnology: It's Easier Than You Think
...here is the vision of technology in the service of sustainability
more promising than in the field of nanotechnology," (Forex Market, 3/15/07). On April 26, 2007, the Wilson Centers Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies will release its first report on green nanotechnology, which highlights the research breakthrou...
More recycling on the farm could reduce environmental problems
...ch he terms "regenerative" -- could enhance global sustainability
of biological resources, curtail greenhouse gas emissions and groundwater contamination, and reduce farming's reliance on oil imports and water. A switch to regenerative agriculture would involve a variety of changes, including reduced use of inorgan...
Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment
...o provide and carry out the choices that best meet sustainability
requirements. This policy is part of an approach based on openness, responsibility, commitment, and partnership. The energy future is a major challenge facing our planet, which places Gaz de France at the center of sustainable development issues. For...
Drylands are not the same as badlands
...ents and managers at all levels would follow basic sustainability
principles, according to a panel of experts writin...ough which he and his colleagues are testing their sustainability
principles in case studies throughout Latin America. Most recently, they have been working with fa...
Scientists discover cost-effective ways to improve crop output in Uganda
...ntinuing on-going studies to address the long-term sustainability
of the alternative, low input practices....
Washington University in St. Louis to invest $55 million for renewable energy research
...tive research in the areas of renewable energy and sustainability
including biofuels, CO2 mitigation and coal-relat...ecently agreed to a "call to action" on energy and sustainability
at a WUSTL symposium hosted by the McDonnell International Scholars Academy. Sponsorships will be de...
Research without borders: Head of Santa Fe Institute to address NSF
...amatic implications for their growth, development, sustainability
and pace of life which, left unchecked, potentially sow the seeds for their collapse. The NSF Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the biological sciences, engineering, mathematical & physical sciences, and social, behavioral & economic sci...
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