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As part of the cellular conservation of endangered species, our group initiated a primary cell culture project aimed at preserving endangered avian species in...
As part of the cellular conservation of endangered species, a research group initiated a primary cell culture project aimed at preserving endangered avian species in Japan,...
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) offer a stable and efficient way to generate clean electrochemical power, but are impractical for use in portable devices because of their high operating temperatures. A new design and...
The number of critically endangered animals has been increasing in recent years. According to data from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, 1375 avian...
In the drive to decarbonise Europe's transport sector, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) offer crucial benefits. For one, their fuel – hydrogen – can be generated from a wide variety of local renewable energy sources, limiting...
A survey was conducted by the University of Nebraska to unveil the extent to which horticultural employees are knowledgeable about pollinators. Carter Westerhold, Samuel Wortman, Kim Todd, and Douglas Golick sought to determine what...
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The century-old train car known to be the site of business transactions for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has long been too fragile for visitors to step inside. The Wisconsin has faced conservation...
There are more gorillas in the mist—a rare conservation success story, scientists say.
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The fin whale and mountain gorilla populations grew significantly due to efforts by conservationists to halt their descent towards extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Wednesday.
Earlier this year, a heartbreaking drama played out near Vancouver Island. An endangered orca named J35 carried her dead calf for weeks in an apparent mourning ritual captivating onlookers around the world.
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Running diesel engines and gas turbines at high pressure to boost power output and efficiency is harmful for the environment. Burning fuel at high pressure can significantly change the soot particles that are produced, William Roberts from the...
A team of researchers with the LTER Environmental Monitoring Observatory in the Aigüestortes National Park in Spain has found that there is seasonal variation in atmospheric microbes. In their paper published in...
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Purple phototrophic bacteria -- which can store energy from light -- when supplied with an electric current can recover near to 100 percent of carbon from any type of organic waste, while...
Three researchers from the UPV/EHU's Faculty of Engineering—Bilbao and the University of Valladolid have explored how renewable energy cooperatives have evolved. They have found that these cooperatives have developed a significant capacity...
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A warming climate is pushing organisms towards the circumpolar areas and mountain peaks. A recently conducted study on changes in bird populations reveals that protected areas slow down the north-bound retreat of...
A large fruit-eating bat native to Mauritius is the subject of controversy over the announcement of a major cull to protect the Indian island's fruit crops, despite a...
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As the climate warms up, the belts of current climate conditions move further north, forcing species to follow the climate suited to them. At the same time, environmental transformation by humans is...
A large fruit-eating bat native to Mauritius is the subject of controversy over the announcement of a major cull to protect the Indian island's fruit crops, despite a...
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At a town hall meeting in Ohio in March 2016, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said: "…I'm the only candidate who has a policy about how to bring economic opportunity using clean renewable energy...
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To break out of Earth’s lower orbit, hypersonic vehicles must reach speeds greater than Mach 5. At these hypersonic speeds,...
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With energy demands rising, researchers have completed an algorithm -- or approach -- to design more efficient wind farms, helping to generate more revenue for builders and more renewable energy for their customers.
Around 75 percent of marine biodiversity in Finnish waters is left unprotected, reveals a performance assessment of the country's current Marine Protected Area network. Increasing protection by just...
Geologists have discovered a set of 28 footprints left behind by an ancient reptile approximately 310...
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Americans in at least seven states voted on ballot initiatives during the 2018 midterm elections. These...
Many countries have made commitments to restore huge areas of forest as part of the Bonn Challenge, organized by the International Union for Conservation...
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Nature -- if you support it, ecotourists will come. Managed wisely, both can win. The balancing act of protecting and fostering biodiversity with hordes of tourists in pristine nature parks is a global challenge. There are pathways to...
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Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that heat from the sun and coldness from outer space can be collected simultaneously with...
A geology professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has discovered that a set of 28 footprints left behind by a reptile-like creature...
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Geologists have discovered that a set of 28 footprints left behind by a reptile-like creature 310 million years ago are the oldest ever to...
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Using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic silicon carbide, researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to...
Current marine protected areas (MPAs) leave almost three-quarters of ecologically and functionally important species unprotected, concludes a new performance assessment of the Finnish MPA network. Published in Frontiers...
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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are perfecting an innovative way to track the migration of elusive wildlife to help in their conservation.
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Researchers are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future, using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic...
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It might have been it's extremely large size, or maybe confusion with a similar species, that has previously discouraged botanists from collecting...
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Why is the endangered western North Atlantic right whale population growing far more slowly than those of southern right whales,...
VIDEO An international team led by the astrophysicist Carolina von Essen, has used the OSIRIS spectrograph on the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) to study the chemical composition of a planet whose equilibrium temperature is around...
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Financial institutions, such as banks and pension funds, have a key role to play in efforts to avoid dangerous climate change. And it is not only about redirecting...
Scientists are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future, using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic...
With energy demands rising, researchers at Penn State Behrend and the University of Tabriz, Iran, have completed an algorithm—or approach—to design more efficient wind farms, helping to generate more revenue for builders and more renewable energy for their...
Zero-deforestation commitments within the palm oil industry risk being undermined by a lack of monitoring within production landscapes—meaning the deforestation of tropical forests home to Critically Endangered wildlife such as Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris...
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Humpback whales bear stark battle scars from violent encounters with orcas, also known as killer whales. Analysis of rake marks on more...
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To break out of Earth's lower orbit, hypersonic vehicles must reach speeds greater than Mach 5. At these hypersonic speeds, the air particles and gases that flow around the vehicle and interact...
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In a new article, researchers are calling for a rethink on tropical marine conservation efforts, as people who previously relied on coral reefs for food and income are...
Niger is turning to drone technology to help protect a Saharan antelope and other endangered species in Africa's largest terrestrial park.
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Four out of six South African rhinos that were transferred to a park in southeast Chad in a bid to revive the endangered species have died, but not from poaching, conservationists say.
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All over the world, countless conservation projects are taking place, attempting to achieve aims from reducing habitat loss, to restoring populations of threatened species. However there is growing awareness that...
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A new article by a Swansea University researcher has called for a rethink on tropical marine conservation efforts, as people who previously relied on coral reefs for food and income are increasingly...
VIDEO The world's tropical oceans are suffering turbulent times. Dire predictions of yet more disastrous coral bleaching episodes have been released, placing the very future of wonders like the...
Tennessee and Alabama will get their largest solar power projects yet, to supply a Facebook data center with 100 percent renewable energy.
For sweeping drama, it's hard to beat hydropower from dams—a renewable source of electricity that helped build much of the developed world. Yet five scientists from Michigan State University (MSU) say that behind roaring...
No one had reported seeing the strange creature -- a cross between a bear and a monkey -- since before the Great Depression. Then, this past summer, an amateur biologist stumbled upon the presumed-extinct...
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No one had reported seeing the strange creature—a cross between a bear and a monkey—since before the Great Depression. Then,...
We all know microwaves are good for cooking popcorn, but scientists have recently shown they can also prevent dangerous waves in plasmas and help produce clean, nearly limitless energy with fusion. Fusion takes place when fast...
We all know microwaves are good for cooking popcorn, but scientists have recently shown they can also prevent dangerous waves in plasmas and help produce clean, nearly limitless energy with fusion. Fusion takes place when fast...
Scientists say an international oversight panel is needed to guide decisions about whether and when to employ gene-editing technology to solve ecological problems.
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Researchers detail for the first time the scale of threatened species that are unable to be conserved in seed banks. The paper reveals that...
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A plan to create the world's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctic waters was shot down when a key conservation summit failed to reach a consensus, with environmentalists on Saturday decrying...
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In paper published today in Nature Plants, researchers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, detail for the first time the scale of threatened species...
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Global Microbiome Conservancy stores fecal samples from traditional peoples around the world, whose ways of life are under threat
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Gut microbes live in symbiosis with their hosts, but how mutualistic animal-microbe interactions emerge is not understood. By adaptively evolving the opportunistic fungal pathogen Candida albicans in the...
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Global Microbiome Conservancy stores fecal samples from traditional peoples around the world, whose ways of life are under threat
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The Hawaii Supreme Court, by majority decision, on Tuesday issued its opinion affirming the Board of Land and Natural Resources' decision to issue a...
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A key metric of global warming is the Earth's "equilibrium climate sensitivity" (ECS), which represents the global surface warming that will accompany a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide. For nearly four decades,...
Producing the first comprehensive fine-scale map of the world's remaining marine and terrestrial wild places, conservation scientists say that just 23 percent of the world's landmass can now be considered wilderness, with the rest -- excluding Antarctica -- lost to...
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The world's last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to researchers. The international team recently mapped intact ocean ecosystems, complementing a 2016 project charting remaining terrestrial wilderness.
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The world's last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing, with explicit international conservation targets critically needed, according to University of Queensland-led research.
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Eggs hatching. Larvae burrowing under the skin and feeding on surrounding tissue. It's like a scene...
A team of researchers from San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation Research and the China Research and Conservation...
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The National Marine Mammal Foundation (NMMF) and Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST) today announced the release of an innovative, automated system, 'finFindR', that identifies wild dolphins using photographs of the nicks...
Research by the University of Liverpool could help scientists unlock the full potential of new clean energy technologies.
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A new study brings important context and conclusions to recovery and management strategies for a treasured endangered species, and included subspecies, at high extinction risk.
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China on Tuesday defended its controversial decision to ease a 25-year ban on trading tiger bones and rhinoceros horns after conservationists warned that the government had effectively signed a "death...
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Katharina Paschinger's father, a conservation chemist in Vienna, was a devoted beekeeper. Paschinger remembers fondly that he would bring royal jelly, an important food for bee larvae, as a gift on visits...
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Unbridled consumption has decimated global wildlife, triggered a mass extinction and exhausted Earth's capacity to accommodate humanity's expanding appetites, the conservation group WWF warned Tuesday.
A subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer return following breast conservation...
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Manganese is known for making stainless steel and aluminum soda cans. Now, researchers say the metal could advance one of the most promising sources of renewable energy: hydrogen fuel cells.
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In the quest for abundant, renewable alternatives to fossil fuels, scientists have sought to harvest the sun's energy through "water splitting," an artificial photosynthesis technique that uses sunlight...
Data collected by Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) volunteers to assess the country's changing bumblebee populations have been analysed in a new way for the first time at the University of Kent—and show mixed results about their decline, with cause for...
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A Japan-based research team led by Kanazawa University has isolated 17 secondary metabolites, including three novel compounds from the valuable endangered tropical plant species Alangium longiflorum. A newly isolated compound, 8-hydroxytubulosine, showed...
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Biologists have isolated 17 secondary metabolites, including three novel compounds from the valuable endangered tropical plant species Alangium longiflorum. A newly isolated compound, 8-hydroxytubulosine, showed growth inhibitory effects at submicromolar levels against...
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The development of membrane science plays a fundamental role in harvesting osmotic power, which is considered a future clean and renewable energy...
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A network metric called the K-core could predict structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems, according to new research. The K-core appears able to forecast which species is likely to...
An international team of researchers has identified a cryptic new species of slender-snouted crocodile living in Central Africa. “The African...
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An examination into the detection of harbour porpoises is helping to give new understanding of effective monitoring of species under threat from anthropogenic activities such as fisheries bycatch and coastal...
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A network metric called the K-core could predict structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems, according to research by physicists at The City College of New York. The...
In a first study of its kind, Dr. Hanna Nuuttila, currently at Swansea University's College of Science—together with scientists from the German Oceanographic Museum, the University of St Andrews and...
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Efforts to combat climate change tend to focus on supply-side changes, such as shifting to renewable or cleaner energy. Researchers now argue that demand-side approaches can play a crucial role given the...
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The climate is changing before our eyes. News articles about imminent species extinctions have become the norm. Images of oceans full of plastic are...
Some of the world's most threatened rays and sharks could be one step closer to being saved.
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Efforts to combat climate change tend to focus on supply-side changes, such as shifting to renewable or cleaner energy. In a Special Issue in the Energy Efficiency Journal that follows...
The glass sponge has persisted on the Scotian Shelf for decades, despite strong historical variability in water conditions and extremely limited protection by conservation efforts, according to a new study.
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A National Park Service plan to set fire to an ancient sequoia grove in western Sierra Nevada has been canceled for the second time this year, further delaying...
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The glass sponge has persisted on the Scotian Shelf for decades, despite strong historical variability in water conditions and extremely limited protection by conservation efforts, according to a study published...
Electricity generated by fossil fuels is increasingly unsustainable and a shift towards renewable energy – principally from the sun and wind – is vital. Renewable generation...
Urban nature has a critical role to play in the future liveability of cities. An emerging body of research reveals that bringing nature back...
Aluminium oxide found in an ultra-hot Jupiter
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Tropical marine conservation needs to change as coral reefs decline
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New data tool can help scientists use limited funds to protect the greatest number of endangered species
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New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity
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