Renewable energy generation with kites and drones

A group of researchers has recently developed a new software aimed at the analysis of energy generation systems based on kites and drones. They...

Plants can skip the middlemen to directly recognize disease-causing fungi

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Fishing and pollution regulations don’t help corals cope with climate change

A new study reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations cope with climate change. The study also...

Why North Carolinian boats are fishing off New Jersey’s coast, and how a CSF...

By studying the logbooks of fishing boats, researchers found that some fishing boats travel more than 250 miles to catch the fish that used...

Ocean acidification harms cod larvae more than previously thought

The Atlantic cod is one of the most important commercial fish species in the world. Recent studies have shown that ocean acidification threatens the...

The global impact of coal power

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Forest fires as an opportunity for ecosystem recovery

It is estimated that globally there are more than two million hectares of land in need of restoration. The fires that occurred in those...

Total synthesis of marine antitumor agents trabectedin and lurbinectedin

With its vast numbers of different lifeforms, the sea is a largely unexplored source of natural products that could be starting points for new...

Natural resources valued differently by men and woman

Men and women value, access and use resources from the natural environment in distinct and different ways, a new study has shown.

Climate-friendly labriculture depends on an energy revolution

In a first-of-its-kind study, the climate-change impact of several production methods for lab-grown and farmed beef was assessed accounting for the differing greenhouse gases...

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