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A Flight of Fancy: New efforts could bring back the passenger pigeon

A Flight of Fancy: New efforts could bring back the passenger pigeon

Aparna Nathan October 5, 2014 0

One hundred years after the extinction of the passenger pigeon, scientists are beginning an attempt to bring back the one-thriving bird

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Google grant encourages F&ES research

Google grant encourages F&ES research

Natalia Salinas July 1, 2014 0

The Google Earth Engine Research Award was presented to a team of F&ES researchers and Yale Professor Dr. Chadwick Oliver to facilitate their land stewardship work in Wyoming.

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Metal Fever

Metal Fever

Renee Wu April 12, 2014 0

Are we running out of metals in this digital era? According to scientists at the Yale Center for Industrial Ecology, not exactly – but that’s not actually the important question.

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Disseminating Non-Traditional Cookstoves Throughout Honduras Using Social Networks

Disseminating Non-Traditional Cookstoves Throughout Honduras Using Social Networks

Sophie Janaskie April 12, 2014 0

One third of the world population burns biomass to meet their energy needs, though this method is known to cause environmental and health problems. A recent study led by Yale Associate Professor of Forestry

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Connecting People, Policy, and Locusts

Connecting People, Policy, and Locusts

Zachary Gardner April 11, 2014 0

With a new grant from the National Science Foundation, Yale Professor Eli Fenichel investigates how nations can sustainably and pragmatically respond to increasingly devastating locust outbreaks

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Every Drop Counts: The Colorado River, Your Water Footprint, and Why It Matters

Every Drop Counts: The Colorado River, Your Water Footprint, and Why It Matters

Taryn Laubenstein April 10, 2014 0

The Colorado River is drying up, leading citizens and scientists alike to investigate how they can conserve freshwater. But will their efforts be enough to save the Colorado

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Saving Water in the Serengeti: Yale graduate and undergraduate students collaborate on water sustainability in East Africa

Saving Water in the Serengeti: Yale graduate and undergraduate students collaborate on water sustainability in East Africa

Nooreen Reza December 24, 2013 0

Saving water in the Serengeti: In ENAS 118: Introduction to Innovation, Engineering and Design, students designed water quality monitoring technology that could benefit millions in the Mara River Basin.

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Increasing Wood Usage: An Environmental Win-Win

Increasing Wood Usage: An Environmental Win-Win

Kamaria Greenfield December 24, 2013 1

To help reduce CO2 and emissions from fossil fuels, recent research suggests that more wood should be used in construction and burned for fuel

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Mythbuster: The Truth about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Mythbuster: The Truth about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Taryn Laubenstein December 21, 2013 0

Contrary to popular belief, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is not a floating island of trash, but a mass of small plastic pieces floating in the ocean. Still, it presents a significant risk

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A Not so Sweet Discovery: Pesticides Damage Bee Brains

A Not so Sweet Discovery: Pesticides Damage Bee Brains

Pavane Gorrepati May 29, 2013 0

Recent studies have found that common pesticides such as neonicotinoids and coumaphos are affecting honeybees’ ability to process information. Moratoriums are being issued as a consequence of the new results.

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