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2013-08-08 09:18:00

Forests have a limited capacity to soak up atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Nitrogen Fixation System Could Eliminate The Need For Chemical Fertilizers
2013-07-26 05:01:36

Plant scientists from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have announced a revolutionary new system that allows plants to take nitrogen from the atmosphere and potentially eliminate the need for chemical fertilizers that can pollute the ecosystem where they are used.

2013-07-24 10:23:57

A simple, low-cost and eco-friendly method of creating nitrogen-doped graphene nanoplatelets (NGnPs), which could be used in dye-sensitized solar cells and fuel cells, is published in Scientific Reports today.

Earthworm Poop Could Help Improve Climate Change Models
2013-07-09 04:49:08

A recent discovery about earthworm excrement could help scientists improve our models of future climate change.

Ocean Food Chain Likely Disrupted By Climate Change
2013-07-03 08:08:44

A new study from the University of Southern California reveals climate change may be weeding out the bacteria that form the base of the ocean’s food chain by selecting certain strains for survival.

2013-06-24 23:24:16

WA Shipton pens informational new book, ‘The Biology of Fungi Impacting Human Health’ WISHART, Australia (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 “Fungi

Effects Of Predators On Carbon Cycle
2013-06-18 09:44:57

The predator-prey relationship can affect the flow of carbon through an ecosystem, according to a new study from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Oceans Of The Past Give Clues To The Future
2013-06-15 05:39:41

The oceans of the past were quite different than the ones we see today. Ocean temperatures are increasing due to global warming, and these increases are harming marine food webs. Coastal dead zones are also being created by the run-off from fertilizers.

Scientists Uncover Secrets Of Biological Soil Crust Microbes
2013-06-14 18:39:19

A new study has found the biological soil crust layer of a desert contains microbes that lie in wait for the ideal conditions to begin metabolic activity.

2013-04-24 10:54:56

The overuse of nitrogen fertilizers in agriculture can wreak havoc on waterways, health and the environment.


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