Archive for January 2023
Finding Britain’s ‘shadow woods’ is key to reforesting the countryside
When William the Conqueror surveyed his new kingdom in 1086, from lowland to upland Britain was covered with trees.
Many of the Amazon’s remaining forests have been ‘degraded,’ scientists say
Beyond the environmental costs, excessive degradation of forests in the Amazon is also harming local communities.
Bamboo can help us fight both climate change and poverty
Bamboo is ideal for numerous industrial and household purposes. It is also a nearly limitless resource.
Science communication: Bridging the gaps in what people think they know
Strong, misinformed views on science can't be corrected with simple facts. Not when people are 'confident' in what they think they know.
Desalination could give the Middle East water without damaging marine life
If carefully managed, rising rates of desalination may not harm the region’s marine ecosystems.
A mixture of crops can be a blessing for bees and other pollinators
"Our mixed cultures were less dense than pure cultures, which possibly increased the visibility of the flowers."