Tag Archives: long term

FRNB welcomes a new president | Noosa today

After two years as Director of the Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation, Rowan Rafferty assumed the role of President after Rex Halverson stepped down. This week he sat down with Noosa Today. Why did you take on the role of President of the FRNB? I became director of the board of …

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Can a planet have its own mind? : Information Center

February 16, 2022 In a self-proclaimed “thought experiment,” University of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank and his colleagues David Grinspoon of the Planetary Science Institute and Sara Walker of Arizona State University use scientific theory and broader questions about how whose life alters a planet, …

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Can a planet have its own mind? Thought experiment — ScienceDaily

The collective activity of life – all microbes, plants and animals – has changed planet Earth. Take, for example, plants: plants “invented” a way to undergo photosynthesis to enhance their own survival, but in doing so they released oxygen that changed the entire function of our planet. This is just …

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What is biocultural diversity and why is it important?

(MENAFN – The Conversation) What do the English concept of countryside, the French landscape, the Spanish dehesas and the Australian Aboriginal country have in common? They are all unique landscapes that have been created through long-term management by people. All are underpinned by centuries, even millennia, of intangible knowledge, cultural …

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Green hypocrisy hurts the poorest

About half a century ago, rising energy prices devastated Western economies, helping to make Middle Eastern autocrats incredibly wealthy while sustaining the slowly disintegrating Soviet empire. Today, the world is once again reeling from soaring energy prices; but this time the wound is self-inflicted – a product of misguided policies …

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We Are Hostages to Militarism – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Are our “Departments of Defense” really defending us? Absolutely not! Their very title is a lie. The military-industrial complex sells itself by pretending to defend civilians. It justifies enormous and prohibitive budgets by this claim; but it is a fraud. For the military-industrial complex, the only objective is money and …

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Having trouble repaying more expensive loans? Manage Your Loan EMIs Better With These Steps

Here are some financial tips for existing borrowers who are unable to repay their IMEs due to financial constraints. Financial stress or demands can force many borrowers to miss their loan repayments. As missing EMI refunds can result in heavy penalties on unpaid dues, this can further aggravate the borrower’s …

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We’ve exceeded the safe planetary limit for synthetic chemicals, scientists warn

From sea to land to sky, earth systems are contaminated with man-made substances, and scientists warn that this has already pushed the integrity of our planet to the brink. Today, there are approximately 350,000 man-made chemicals on the market, including plastics, pesticides, industrial chemicals, cosmetic chemicals, antibiotics and other drugs. …

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Circling the theory of an electric vehicle revolution, Lifton adopts ‘the dumbest green hypothesis’

The “law” of supply and demand is actually an ideal academic “model” that only works in a prescribed universe in which demand and supply have no limits. In the real world, the model fails when applied to this planet’s limited supply of natural resources. Example: The demand for lithium expressed …

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“Open garbage dumping attracting sloth bears to human dwellings”

Poor waste disposal in the city’s panchayats and Nilgiri municipalities attracts sloth bears to human dwellings, leading to the risk of problematic interactions with humans. In recent years, sloth bears have been observed with increasing regularity in the towns of the Nilgiri, especially Kotagiri. Due to regular interactions with humans, …

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Norwegian researchers build a floating “ocean laboratory”

Posted on December 19, 2021 at 2:50 PM by Gemini News Right next to the small island of Munkholmen, outside the city of Trondheim, the first of two observation buoys is now installed to collect data from the fjord. With a diameter of five meters and yellow in color, the …

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UNESCO: PM unveils announcement certificate for BRGBO biosphere reserve

The Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, proceeded this morning to the unveiling of the announcement certificate and the commemorative plaque of the new and enlarged “Black River Gorges Biosphere Reserve – Bel Ombre (BRGBO)” in the part of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere (MAB) Program. The event took place …

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Anxiety as earthquakes persist in Abuja, Saki and others | The Guardian Nigeria News

• Researchers predict 40% probability of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Nigeria by 2028, seek to better understand active regional tectonics Episodes of earthquakes in and around Abuja, Niger, Kaduna, Kwara, Saki in Oyo and Ile Ife in Osun have left telltale signs of a reappearance. The Guardian reliably gathered …

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The science everyone needs to know about climate change

By Betsy Weatherhead I am an atmospheric scientist who has worked on global climate science and assessments for most of my career. Here are some things you should know. What drives climate change The main focus of the negotiations is carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that is released when fossil …

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10 hot topics on ecology for the new generation

In more ways than one, the process of studying ecology began with the birth of the first humans. However, the process of doing so now continues to develop and evolve as we continue to apply technology to the execution of our ideas. Ecology is a structure that shows the levels …

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What is geomicrobiology?

Geomicrobiology is the study of the role of microbes in the geological and geochemical processes that shaped the earth and continue to function today. Microbes play a vital role in the recycling, generation, sequestration and elimination of a wide variety of substances and chemicals in the environment Going through biogeochemical …

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Greening capital starts in PH

Sustainable investing has been one of the fastest growing trends in global markets over the past two years. Investors need to understand how investment analysis plays a role in calling for sustainability in the markets. Fundamental analysis makes it possible to estimate the value of a company in terms of …

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Policies and People | How a young conservationist saves river turtles

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Unesco Program on Man and the Biosphere (MAB). Established in 1971 as an intergovernmental science program, MAB pioneered the idea of ​​biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. MAB’s 50th anniversary gave me the perfect opportunity to meet Arunima Singh, a 31-year-old environmentalist, recipient of …

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Search | Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mihye Ahn My research focuses on the development of a new methodology to solve statistical problems raised from neuroimaging data, including fMRI, MRIs, DTI and EEG. Generally, functional neuroimaging data are large in size both spatially and temporally. The analysis of these data includes various statistical topics: time series analysis, …

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The slow carbon cycle, sink and waste | Clubs And Organizations

Dive into the slow carbon cycle! Fluxes include: respiration and photosynthesis (between the biosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere), sedimentation and metamorphosis (between the biosphere and lithosphere), weathering, erosion, volcanism and combustion of fossil fuels (between the lithosphere and the atmosphere), dissolution and degassing (between the hydrosphere and the atmosphere), and precipitation, …

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Give your opinion on the direction of Noosa’s economy

The board reviews Noosa’s local economic strategy to ensure it remains focused and current and seeks input from the community. Mayor Clare Stewart said the world has changed dramatically since the strategy was adopted five years ago. “We have to make sure that these long term plans stay up to …

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Understanding the concept of ecocide

The recent proposal for a definition of ecocide by the Stop Ecocide Foundation to be included in the Rome Statute as the fifth main crime along with the crime of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression has sparked academic and political debate around the world. …

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The definition of ecocide | WilmerHale

The climate crisis, an issue that once took the form of abstract temperature charts and projections, is now a dizzying parade of broken weather records and natural disasters. The time therefore seemed opportune when in June, the editorial group of experts of the Stop Ecocide Foundation (SEF) published his definition …

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Could “ecocide” be a criminal act?

After months of deliberation, a group of international legal experts unveiled a new legal definition of “ecocide” in June. The definition, if adopted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), would put environmental destruction on a par with war crimes and pave the way for prosecution of world leaders and leaders. …

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Space rice fuels new space race: China is getting serious

In two quick swipes, China has shown that it takes its space agriculture projects very seriously. After harvesting its first batch of “space rice” that went to the moon, China is also distributing lunar soil samples to research institutes to assess lunar habitability. The return capsule of the Chinese probe …

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USGS issued a yellow advisory for 6 U.S. volcanoes today

The Gareloi stratovolcano is the westernmost volcano in the United States. Image: USGS / McGimsey RG The USGS has issued a code yellow and advisory alert for six volcanoes they are tracking across the country; The USGS says these volcanoes “are showing signs of elevated unrest above known background level.” …

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Fonatur withheld negative information about Maya Train

The National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur) withheld critical information about the US $ 8 billion Maya Train when it requested funding for the project from the Federal Ministry of Finance (SHCP). The newspaper the universal reported Monday that Fonatur, which manages the construction of the 1,500-kilometer tourist and freight railway …

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Space agencies learn how to farm on Mars and the Moon

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of the space agencies working on automated agricultural and AI techniques for the coming era of interplanetary human colonies. DLR Whether it is from continent to continent or from coast to coast, people have always traveled widely with plants. Traveling far from Earth …

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Is carbon the “culture” of the future?

Growing awareness and concern for the environment, changes in government policy, America’s return to the Paris Agreement and high demand for carbon offsets all indicate an appetite for another type of agricultural crop – carbon. “There has been growing discussion of how to create a way for farmers to earn …

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5 satellite images that show how our planet is changing

Satellite images can provide vital information on how our planet is changing and responding to global warming. They can measure changes in sea level up to a milliliter or the temperature of the land and the ocean, so scientists can do a “health check.” Below are 5 eye-opening satellite images …

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six priorities for extracting carbon from the air

By Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford and Steve Smith, Executive Director, Oxford Net Zero, University of Oxford London, May 30 (The Conversation) To achieve net zero emissions by 2050, global emissions must be reduced faster and deeper than the world has yet managed. But even then, …

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Is carbon farming the “culture” of the future?

Growing awareness and concern for the environment, changes in government policy, America’s return to the Paris Agreement and high demand for carbon offsets all indicate an appetite for a different type of agricultural crop – carbon. There is growing interest in the possibilities of carbon farming. (Photo Texas A&M AgriLife) …

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Anthony Brian Watts receives the 2020 Maurice Ewing Medal

Quote Anthony Brian Watts Anthony “Tony” Watts, a distinguished marine geophysicist, has made a number of fundamental contributions to the study of the structure and evolution of the world’s ocean basins and their margins. His pioneering work on isostasis and bending of the oceanic lithosphere led to the explanation of …

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BlueLinx Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Net Sales Exceed $1 billion, Highest Q1 Since 2006 Record Net Income of $62 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $107 million More than $100 million decrease in Total Outstanding Bank Debt year over year MARIETTA, Ga., May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading U.S. wholesale …

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Small volcanoes are a big deal on Mars

Life may be at the center of exploration of Mars today, but our planetary neighbor is home to the largest volcanoes in the solar system. Olympus Mons towers 23 kilometers (75,000 feet) above the surrounding landscape, and its neighbors, the Tharsis Montes (Arsia Mons, Pavonis Mons and Ascraeus Mons), stand …

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PREIT announces strong growth in its rental activities by welcoming new tenants in a diversified portfolio

PHILADELPHIA CREAM, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PREIT (NYSE: PEI), a leading operator of distinctive real estate in high barrier-to-entry markets, today provided an update on strong demand for space in its evolving communities, driven by their distinctive appeal and improving the landscape of the in-person experience. During the first …

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1 Consumer discretionary stock to avoid no matter what

AMC Entertainment‘s (NYSE: AMC) stock caught the attention of Reddit group WallStreetBets this year. Starting in 2021 at around $ 2, the price rose to over $ 20 by the end of January. At present level, it’s still about six times he started the year. Despite the day traders ” …

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3 stocks Warren Buffett would love

Warren Buffett has built a track record of making good stock choices for decades. From American Express at Coca Cola and, more recently, Apple, buying the right stocks at the right time did Berkshire Hathaway one of the largest publicly traded companies. Buffett generally looks for reasonably priced stocks that …

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Forget Dividend Kings: It’s the Best Income Equity for Your Portfolio

The kings of dividends are generally excellent income investments. These companies have a proven track record, having increased their dividend payments for at least 50 consecutive years. That said, technically all a company would have to do to maintain such a growth streak would be to increase the dividend by …

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Can AstraZeneca win in the U.S. COVID vaccine market after its efficacy results fiasco?

AstraZeneca (NASDAQ: AZN) last week announced its first interim efficacy results for its COVID-19 vaccine. But the National Institutes of Health (NIH) quickly released a statement that appeared to slap the drugmaker for not including more up-to-date results. In this Motley Fool Live video registered on March 24, 2021Motley Fool …

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Highlights of CBO’s 2018 Long-Term Budget Outlook

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest Long-term fiscal outlook and projected that the country’s debts would essentially double as a share of the economy by 2048, reaching 152 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Even though the CBO has forecast higher deficits over the past year, the …

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Should you buy OrganiGram in March?

There is more than one way to get involved in the marijuana industry gold rush. Some investors prefer the (relative) stability of an established competitor, while others are keen to buy smaller stocks that have more room for growth. If the second category sounds like your style, you’ve come to …

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2 tech stocks to buy after the recent sell-off

It’s been a tough few weeks for tech investors. At the beginning of March, the technophiles Nasdaq Composite entered correction territory, meaning the index fell more than 10% (but less than 20%). While the market has rallied slightly, volatility remains high and many tech stocks are still trading well below …

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3 best stocks you can buy on sale

With many of the major stock indexes setting new all-time highs, bargains are not easy to find these days. The S&P 500 is about to hit 4,000, and valuations are spreading across most sectors; the index is trading at its highest price-to-earnings ratio since the financial crisis, when earnings slumped. …

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Fairfax India announces the sale of its stake in

DO NOT DISTRIBUTE TO US NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISTRIBUTE IN THE UNITED STATES TORONTO, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Fairfax India Holdings Corporation (“Fairfax India“) (TSX: FIH.U) announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell its 48.8% stake in Privi Specialty Chemicals Limited (“Private“) to certain entities …

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Ducommun Incorporated: INC / DE / Discussion and analysis by management of the financial position and operating results (Form 10-Q)

Overview Ducommun Incorporated ("Ducommun," "the Company," "we," "us" or "our") is a leading global provider of engineering and manufacturing services for high-performance products and high-cost-of failure applications used primarily in the aerospace and defense ("A&D"), industrial, medical and other industries (collectively, "Industrial"). We differentiate ourselves as a full-service solution-based provider, …

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Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation – Forbes Advisor

Between credit cards, student loans, and auto loans, it can be difficult to keep track of payments and outstanding debt balances. Consolidating these debts into one loan can streamline your finances, but the strategy is unlikely to resolve the underlying financial issues. For this reason, it is important to understand …

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Fleet of oceanic robots, buoys, ready to deploy

What has been described as the first multi-million pound fleet of innovative and interconnected marine technology is expected to be deployed off Plymouth, UK soon, according to Plymouth Marine Laboratory, a marine research institute. An 8.5-meter-high stand-alone data buoy featuring an array of on-board sensors will soon be deployed at …

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Aging satellite reveals Earth’s inner structure

The European Space Agency’s GOCE mission ended more than seven years ago, but scientists are still discovering substantial discoveries from gravity data from the retired satellite – allowing us to dive deep into the interior of the Earth and learn what makes him tick. Scientists have combined GOCE data with …

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Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog »Blog Archive Implications for human health: Soil erosion linked to glyphosate releases toxic pesticides from the soil

(Beyond pesticides, March 4, 2021) A new study finds that the use of glyphosate stimulates soil erosion, responsible for the release of the banned toxic pesticide, chlordecone (Kepone), used in banana production. For years, an unknown source of pollution has permanently contaminated the surrounding waters of the islands of the …

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NASA and international partners to study Mars Ice Mapper mission

WASHINGTON – NASA and three international partners have signed a cooperation agreement on a proposed mission to search for ice deposits beneath the surface of Mars, the precursor of human missions there. In a February 3 statement, NASA said it has signed a “declaration of intent” with the Canadian Space …

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