Researchers uncover natural disease resistance in chickpeas as a harmful pathogen develops resistance to fungicide.Read more
Takeaway coffees – they’re a convenient start for millions of people each day, but while the caffeine perks us up, the disposable cups drag us down, with nearly 300 billion ending up in landfill each year.
While most coffee drinkers are happy to make a switch to sustainable practices, new research from the University of South Australia shows that an absence of infrastructure and a general ‘throwaway’ culture is severely delaying sustainable change.
A team from Cornell University’s Environmental Systems Lab has put forth a new framework for injecting as much information as possible into the pre-design and early design phases of a building project, potentially saving architects and design teams time and money down the road.Read more
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has written a new book titled “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” and in it heRead more
Tufts University has announced it will prohibit direct investment in coal and tar sands companies as part of a multi-part plan to support sustainability. Additional actions include investing up to $25 million in positive impact funds related to climate change over 5 years.Read more
New collection of resources will help yam breeders and farmersRead more
Protecting plants helps the United Nations meet many of its sustainable development goalsRead more
Rice husk residue can prevent uptake of harmful elements in riceRead more
Healthy food production, erosion prevention among many benefitsRead more
New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 21, 2021) – Rutgers University Professor Cymie R. Payne, an expert on United States and international environmentalRead more
New dry beans from UC Davis combine desirable qualities for both farmers and consumersRead more
Differences in nitrogen loss intensity between livestock and crops confirm the need for change.Read more