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Search results for:  'Ecological Methods Forest Pest Management'
Updated 06-26-2019

Using geography to explore land policy and management
Using geography to explore land policy and management  Phys.Org

One of the challenges for researchers is collaborating and communicating with communities to solve social and environmental problems. However, that ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Atkinson Academic Venture Fund awards $1.3M to 10 projects
Atkinson Academic Venture Fund awards $1.3M to 10 projects  Cornell Chronicle

The Atkinson Center is awarding more than $1.3 million in seed grants to support roughly a dozen interdisciplinary research collaborations at Cornell that ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Plaguing insects with bittersweet tastes to protect
Plaguing insects with bittersweet tastes to protect crops  Phys.Org

Herbivorous insects are estimated to be responsible for destroying one-fifth of the world's total crop production annually, but a new, natural approach to ...


Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Thinking about releasing thousands of balloons for
Thinking about releasing thousands of balloons for your local Indy 500? That's littering  Massive Science

What counts as littering? Some signs of littering might be obvious, like the 20,000 pounds of trash collected on Virginia Beach after the Memorial Day weekend.


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Advanced detection tool to limit the spread of devastating
Advanced detection tool to limit the spread of devastating tree pathogens  EurekAlert

New easy-to-transport tool, suitable for non-scientists to promote the advanced detection and limits the spread of some of the most devastating tree pathogens in ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Pest-killing fungi could protect NYS grapes, apples
Pest-killing fungi could protect NYS grapes, apples from invasive insect  Science Daily

Two fungal pathogens could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
These Aliens Are Here to Stay
These Aliens Are Here to Stay (And They Are Dangerous)  Inter Press Service

MADRID, May 29 2019 (IPS) - No, no, no. Nothing to do with what US and Europe's far-right fanatics now use to vociferate, saying once and again that migrants ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
EPA Wants to Squelch State Authority to Adopt Pesticide
EPA Wants to Squelch State Authority to Adopt Pesticide Restrictions More Protective than the Fed  Beyond Pesticides

(Beyond Pesticides, March 29, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made a low-key announcement on March 19 suggesting that it may ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Large-scale 3D mapping of forests - Open Access Government
Large-scale 3D mapping of forests  Open Access Government

Peter Krzystek, Professor for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at Munich University of Applied Sciences tells about new investigations into the 3D mapping ...


Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rewilding: Hungry like a wolf while young hearts run
Rewilding: Hungry like a wolf while young hearts run free  Cosmos

It's no secret that humans have spent the past few centuries relentlessly degrading environments and ruthlessly sending a variety of species extinct. Current ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How to feed the world - without killing everything
How to feed the world - without killing everything  The Guardian

From urban farming to drones, innovation can help fill the gap between production and consumption.


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Worried Should We Be About Declining Insect Populations
How Worried Should We Be About Declining Insect Populations?  Truthout

The real story of an insect Armageddon" is nuanced, but unsettling.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Insect Apocalypse Is Here - The New York Times
The Insect Apocalypse Is Here  The New York Times

Sune Boye Riis was on a bike ride with his youngest son, enjoying the sun slanting over the fields and woodlands near their home north of Copenhagen, when it ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Better information needed on Europe's forests - European
Better information needed on Europe's forests  European Environment Agency

There is a growing demand for forest products and ecosystem services but information on the changes in Europe's forests is currently limited. According to an ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Role of School Nurses in Integrated Pest Management
The Role of School Nurses in Integrated Pest Management for Public Health  Entomology Today

School nurses deal directly with the effects of lice, ticks, and mosquitoes on students and can be an important addition to the IPM team.


Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Pesticides Contribute to Bird Declines, Threatening
Pesticides Contribute to Bird Declines, Threatening Forests, Crops, and Ecological Balance  Beyond Pesticides

(Beyond Pesticides, August 27, 2018) Beyond the visual and audial charms of some bird species, insect-eating birds play a significant role in controlling pests ...


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why Canada's boreal forest is gaining international
Why Canada's boreal forest is gaining international attention  The Narwhal

The green ribbon that makes up 75 per cent of Canada's forests is among the largest intact wildernesses on the planet. Environmentalists call it 'one of the last ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tree-ring analysis explains physiology behind drought
Tree-ring analysis explains physiology behind drought intolerance  Phys.org

Tree rings tell the story of what's happening physiologically as fire suppression makes forests more dense and less tolerant of drought, pests and wildfires, new ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cooking beetles: An island in Assam is eating its farm
Cooking beetles: An island in Assam is eating its farm pest  Mongabay-India

Beetle fry, anyone? A 'Pest-aurant' in the remote and rapidly-shrinking Majuli, world's largest river island in northeast India, has cooked up a unique method to ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 07:15:04 GMT
Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? - The
Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change?  The New York Times

A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In the 1950s, the British RAF parachuted cats down
In the 1950s, the British RAF parachuted cats down into Sarawak. Yes, really.  CILISOS.MY

If you enjoyed this story and want more like this, please subscribe to our HARI INI DALAM SEJARAH Facebook group. Malaysia has a colourful history think ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:48:14 GMT
'We're losing these': Man campaigns to save native
'We're losing these': Man campaigns to save native species in Toronto's ravines  CBC News

Determined to save native species in Toronto's ravines, University of Toronto PhD forestry student Eric Davies has begun a campaign. It involves lobbying the ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New research collection targets insect pests of pulse
New research collection targets insect pests of pulse crops  EurekAlert

Around the world, pulse crops -- such as beans, peas, chickpeas, and lentils -- are an important staple in the modern food supply, and their cultivation is growing ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Here's how California can use fire to solve its wildfire
Here's how California can use fire to solve its wildfire problem  Phys.Org

If California wants to get out in front of its wildfire problem, scientists have some clear but counterintuitive advice: Start more forest fires.


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
An early warning tool for quarantine plant pathogen
An early warning tool for quarantine plant pathogen detection - On Biology  BMC Blogs Network

Once plant pathogens have spread and settled in a certain area, eradication is extremely difficult. Prevention by early detection at ports of entry is fundamental, ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Integrated pest management
Integrated pest management (IPM)  Open Access Government

Professor of Entomology at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Timothy D. Schowalter outlines the fundamentals of IPM.


Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
NGOs quit DEFRA pesticides forum over 'deep environmental
NGOs quit DEFRA pesticides forum over 'deep environmental concerns'  ENDS Report

The RSPB, Wildlife and Countryside Link and Pesticide Action Network UK have withdrawn from DEFRA's pesticides forum after 20 years of participation, saying ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees - The Scientist
A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees  The Scientist

A new disease, named for the tell-tale symptoms that appear on foliage, is killing American beech trees. Beech leaf disease was first spotted in northeast Ohio in ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Genetic diversity maps to help forests survive climate
Genetic diversity maps to help forests survive climate change  Phys.Org

Forests have a special magic for many of us. Steeped in folklore and fantasy, they are places for enchantments, mythical creatures and outlaws. But if they are to ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Unwanted Webs: Integrated Pest Management for Fall
Unwanted Webs: Integrated Pest Management for Fall Webworms  Entomology Today

By Meredith Swett Walker. In late summer and fall, extension agents and pest control professionals across North America get a version of this call: It looks like a ...


Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Can biotech save trees? Study raises more questions
Can biotech save trees? Study raises more questions than answers  Missoulian

Opinion polls might matter as much as genetic experiments in protecting America's trees, according to a new study of biotechnology and forest health.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
What makes a forest healthy? Mori knowledge has some
What makes a forest healthy? Mori knowledge has some answers.  Mongabay.com

Working with its elders and other traditional knowledge holders, the Mori community of Ruathuna, New Zealand, has articulated its own, culturally relevant ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Holistic management of emerging forest pests and diseases
Holistic management of emerging forest pests and diseases  EurekAlert

HOMED: 'Holistic management of emerging forest pests and diseases' adopts a multi-actor approach with the goal to develop a full panel of scientific knowledge ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The ultimate agricultural practice: Q&A with organizers
The ultimate agricultural practice: Q&A with organizers of World Agroforestry Congress 2019  Mongabay.com

Agroforestry is an agricultural technique that combines growing trees alongside shrubs, crops and livestock in a system that produces food, supports biodiversity, ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New Guide Offers Insights on How to Manage the Forest
New Guide Offers Insights on How to Manage the Forest Tent Caterpillar  Entomology Today

Extension agents across much of the United States often get questions from homeowners and forest managers about the forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma ...


Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
For a Warming World, A New Strategy for Protecting
For a Warming World, A New Strategy for Protecting Watersheds  Yale Environment 360

In increasingly arid regions such as the western U.S., water managers are learning that careful management and restoration of watershed ecosystems, including ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The nocturnal pollinators: Scientists reveal the secret
The nocturnal pollinators: Scientists reveal the secret life of moths  EurekAlert

A new study suggests moths have an important but overlooked ecological role -- dispensing pollen over large distances under the cover of darkness.


Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The world's largest living organism is collapsing in
The world's largest living organism is collapsing in Utah Earth.com  Earth.com

The Pando aspen clone is connected by the same route system and is considered the largest and oldest living organism in the world.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Washington, California and British Columbia Join Forces
Washington, California and British Columbia Join Forces on Forest Health and Climate Change  Access Washington

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz, California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird and British Columbia Minister of Forests Doug ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Looking for promising silvicultural treatments to regenerate
Looking for promising silvicultural treatments to regenerate boreal forests  ScienceBlog.com

Clearcutting is the dominant harvesting method in boreal forests of North America and Scandinavia, but today there is a growing interest in silvicultural ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Intensive silviculture accelerates Atlantic rainforest
Intensive silviculture accelerates Atlantic rainforest biodiversity regeneration  EurekAlert

An experiment conducted in Brazil in an area of Atlantic Rainforest suggests that intensive silviculture, including the use of herbicide and substantial amounts of ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar reviews the progress made so far on the target of doubling farmers' income by 2022  Odisha Diary

New Delhi: The Report of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Doubling Farmers' Income (DFI) is documented in fourteen volumes. The Committee focuses on ...


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:49:00 GMT
Where have all our insects gone? | Environment - The
Where have all our insects gone? | Environment  The Guardian

There is a crisis in the countryside and a massive decline in insect numbers could have significant consequences for the environment.


Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
In forest, more noxious weed control | Environment
In forest, more noxious weed control | Environment | mtexpress.com  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

If budgets permit, the U.S. Forest *Service* will undertake an aggressive campaign to control noxious weeds on the Sawtooth National Forest, greatly increasing ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Birds impacting agricultural crops a major concern
Birds impacting agricultural crops a major concern  Down To Earth Magazine

Many avian species damage crops during sowing, seedling and ripening stages, leading to economic losses to farmers.


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Preserving Mexico City's Ecologically Vital Urban Forest
Preserving Mexico City's Ecologically Vital Urban Forest  Pacific Standard

A massive nature preserve exists inside one of the world's largest megacities, and it's continued existence is vital to the urban area's water supplies and ...


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How plants protect themselves by emitting scent cues
How plants protect themselves by emitting scent cues for birds  Science Daily

When plants are in distress or being fed on by insects, they have been known to send out sensory volatile cues that alert organisms in the area -- such as birds ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Building a Bee-Friendly Campus - Stony Brook News
Building a Bee-Friendly Campus  Stony Brook News

Bees are considered the world's most important pollinator of food crops. In fact, it's estimated that one-third of the food we consume each day relies on pollination ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Natural climate solutions for the United States - Science
Natural climate solutions for the United States  Science Advances

Limiting climate warming to <2C requires increased mitigation efforts, including land stewardship, whose potential in the United States is poorly understood.


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Scientists examine how plants protect themselves by
Scientists examine how plants protect themselves by emitting scent cues for birds  Phys.org

When plants are in distress or being fed on by insects, they have been known to send out sensory volatile cues that alert organisms in the areasuch as ...


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
OOPS - Puerto Rican Insects In Forest Canopy Increase
OOPS - Puerto Rican Insects In Forest Canopy Increase With Warmth - Not Decline - And Frogs Like The Warmth Too  Science 2.0

This is about that much publicized insect collapse in Puerto Rico, which the authors blamed on climate change. It turns out that they made a natural but rather big ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:51:00 GMT
The Great Insect Dying: How to save insects and ourselves
The Great Insect Dying: How to save insects and ourselves  Mongabay.com

The entomologists interviewed for this Mongabay series agreed on three major causes for the ongoing and escalating collapse of global insect populations: ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Climate change limits forest recovery after wildfires
Climate change limits forest recovery after wildfires  Science Daily

New research suggests climate change makes it increasingly difficult for tree seedlings to regenerate following wildfires in low-elevation forests, which could ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Researchers show how coffee growers can optimize profits
Researchers show how coffee growers can optimize profits, sustainably  EurekAlert

First study to quantify economic trade-offs of shifting from conventional to shade-grown coffee production. Model suggests farmers can optimize coffee profits by ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
To Boost IPM Adoption, Treat It as a Complex Social
To Boost IPM Adoption, Treat It as a Complex Social System  Entomology Today

Pest management is more than just matching pests with control methods. A tangled web of societal influences also play a role in growers' decisions and their ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Donna Leonard: At the Helm of a World-Renowned Forest
Donna Leonard: At the Helm of a World-Renowned Forest Insect Management Program  Entomology Today

Donna Leonard, forest entomologist at the U.S. Forest *Service*, has piloted one of the most successful forest insect-management programs in the world for over ...


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
From a single leaf to a sea of green: The predictive
From a single leaf to a sea of green: The predictive power of leaves for forest ecology  Arizona State University

For ASU biologist Benjamin Blonder, the wonder of a single leaf begins upon a closer examination of its veins under the microscope. These fingerprint-like ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mosquito Management is Key in Creating Popular Urban
Mosquito Management is Key in Creating Popular Urban Wetlands  Entomology Today

A study that shows mosquitoes might benefit from wetland-management tactics aimed at protecting frogs illustrates the complicated ecological dynamics present ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mistaken Identity - PCT - PCT Magazine
Mistaken Identity - PCT  PCT Magazine

A best guess isn't good enough when it comes to identifying ant species in the field. PMPs share how to improve your ID odds so you can achieve better control.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DEC Announces Ecological Services Project To Combat
DEC Announces Ecological Services Project To Combat Southern Pine Beetle Infestation On Long Island  LongIsland.com

These operations include thinning forest stands in designated areas to increase the health of the forest and make it more resistant to this invasive pest.


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A middle path to sustainable farming - Knowable Magazine
A middle path to sustainable farming  Knowable Magazine

Agricultural economists are homing in on hybrid, low-input methods that will both safeguard the environment and feed the future billions.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature
Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'  The Guardian

The world's insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a catastrophic collapse of nature's ecosystems, according to the first global scientific ...


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Alarm over toxic pesticide sprayed on Scotland's woodlands
Alarm over toxic pesticide sprayed on Scotland's woodlands  The Ferret

Scotland's forests are treated and sprayed every year with hundreds of kilograms of a toxic pesticide blamed for killing bees and butterflies, The Ferret can reveal ...


Sun, 09 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sequencing pollen DNA to discover insect migratory
Sequencing pollen DNA to discover insect migratory routes  Science Daily

Metabarcoding, a technique of mass DNA sequencing, allows for tracing migratory routes of insects, an understudied subject due to technical limitations. A small ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Survey Shines Light on Beekeepers' Efforts to Manage
Survey Shines Light on Beekeepers' Efforts to Manage Varroa Mites  Entomology Today

With the Varroa destructor mite a pernicious pest of managed honey bee colonies across North America, beekeepers have a variety of control methods to ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Emerald Ash Borer: How Cities and Towns to Prepare
Emerald Ash Borer: How Cities and Towns to Prepare for Invasion  Entomology Today

Since its discovery in the United States in 2002, the emerald ash borer has swiftly become the most destructive non-native forest pest to ever invade the country.


Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Native Tribes Are Taking Fire Control Into Their Own
Native Tribes Are Taking Fire Control Into Their Own Hands  WIRED

On July 27, the US Forest *Service* signed a new plan for managing public forest lands that lets tribes like the Karuk continue their tradition of controlled burns.


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Volunteer birdwatching survey shows effects of temperatures
Volunteer birdwatching survey shows effects of temperatures on population of Jays  Science Daily

A study has used data collected by volunteer bird watchers to study how the importance of wildlife habitat management for British birds depends on changing ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tree-murdering fungi and insects increasingly contribute
Tree-murdering fungi and insects increasingly contribute to climate change  Massive

New research suggests carbon dioxide released from dying forests equals emissions from 11 million cars.


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A handy illustrated guide to carbon capture and storage
A handy illustrated guide to carbon capture and storage  Massive Science

Carbon capture is often suggested as a necessary solution to prevent impending climate disasters. But, what exactly is carbon capture, and how does it work?


Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fungus attacks on gourd family crops hit Sindh farmers
Fungus attacks on gourd family crops hit Sindh farmers hard  The News International

HYDERABAD: Seetal Menghwar, a small grower narrated the reason of not cultivating melon, one of the precious cucurbit family crops this year, said that these ...


Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DNA traces on wild flowers reveal insect visitors
DNA traces on wild flowers reveal insect visitors  Phys.Org

Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, have discovered that insects leave tiny DNA traces on the flowers they visit. This newly developed eDNA method ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Newly Discovered Beetles Named After Dragons in 'Game
Newly Discovered Beetles Named After Dragons in 'Game of Thrones'  PCT Magazine

Three new species of colorful scarab beetles named after dragons in the television series Game of Thrones are featured in a recently published book-length ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New pathways for sustainable agriculture - Science
New pathways for sustainable agriculture  Science Daily

Diversity beats monotony: a colourful patchwork of small, differently used plots can bring advantages to agriculture and nature.


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Pheromone powerBringing 'SexyPlant' back to defy crop
Pheromone powerBringing 'SexyPlant' back to defy crop pests  Phys.Org

The project will use a biological method for manufacturing pheromones, which provide a safe and sustainable alternative to harmful pesticides, reducing the ...


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Insect biological control shields tropical forests
Insect biological control shields tropical forests  Science Daily

An international team of scientists, involving entomologists, conservation biologists, agro-ecologists and geographers, has just revealed how on-farm biological ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
OSU scientist, others urge review of forest biotech
OSU scientist, others urge review of forest biotech limits  KTVZ

A coalition of forest scientists, including Steve Strauss of Oregon State University, is calling for an immediate review of international policies that the group says ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
So Many Shot Hole Borers: New Research Charts Four
So Many Shot Hole Borers: New Research Charts Four Nearly Identical Species  Entomology Today

Tiny beetles once known as tea shot hole borers are actually a group of four distinct species that appear almost exactly the same to even the trained eye.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Little, Fuzzy, But Not So Cute: The Hemlock Woolly
Little, Fuzzy, But Not So Cute: The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid  Entomology Today

To the casual observer, the tufts of small white fuzz on a hemlock branch might not look like insects. They're minuscule, they're covered in a waxy wool-like ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Meet the
Meet the (True) Powderpost Beetle - PCT  PCT Magazine

These insects rarely successfully re-infest hardwoods inside a structure that is centrally heated with no moisture problems.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Carbon Farming Can Help Stop Climate Change in
How Carbon Farming Can Help Stop Climate Change in Its Tracks  The Nation

The microbes that grow in healthy soil sequester atmospheric carbon at rates previously thought impossible. Ninety people are gathered along a trenchmaybe ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Whole thing is unravelling': climate change reshaping
'Whole thing is unravelling': climate change reshaping Australia's forests  The Guardian

Australia's forests are being reshaped by climate change as droughts, heatwaves, rising temperatures and bushfires drive ecosystems towards collapse, ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Forest Pest Invasions CanAnd ShouldBe Studied Before
Forest Pest Invasions CanAnd ShouldBe Studied Before They Happen  Entomology Today

By Jiri Hulcr, Ph.D. Ambrosia beetles include some of the scariest invasive bugs. These tiny relatives of bark beetles travel the globe in wooden packaging used ...


Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Reintroduced Natural Enemies Take Fight to Pests
Reintroduced Natural Enemies Take Fight to Pests  ecoRI news

The practice of biocontrol has its critics, but for many invasive pests that are well established there is no alternative.


Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Pest-eating birds mean money for coffee growers - Science
Pest-eating birds mean money for coffee growers  Science Daily

This is the first time scientists have assigned a monetary value to the pest-control benefits rainforest birds can provide to agriculture. Their study could provide ...


Thu, 05 Sep 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Urban forests are dying. Baltimore shows us how to
Urban forests are dying. Baltimore shows us how to bring them back  Popular Science

Urban canopies help our air, health, and electric, bills, but they're shrinking. Proactive cities like Baltimore are determined to bring them back.


Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Farms of the Future - Common Dreams
The Farms of the Future  Common Dreams

Hou Xueying, a mother from Shanghai, was tired of food safety scares and of a city life disconnected from the land. So she moved her family to the country to ...


Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Science-based approach to forestry reduces damage of
Science-based approach to forestry reduces damage of wildfires | Provided by Washington Forest Protection Association  The Seattle Times

If forest land isn't actively managed, catastrophic wildfires can burn thousands of acres in days, or even hours, putting property and lives in danger.


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A faster, more accurate way to monitor drought - EurekAlert
A faster, more accurate way to monitor drought  EurekAlert

A new drought monitoring method developed at Duke University allows scientists to identify the onset of drought sooner, meaning conservation or remediation ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Symposium to Highlight Global Challenge of Managing
Symposium to Highlight Global Challenge of Managing Insecticide Resistance  Entomology Today

Organized by the ESA Student Affairs Committee, this symposium at Entomology 2018 will gather a variety of perspectives on the latest research and strategies ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2019 Queen's Birthday Honours: 1080 key for pest control
2019 Queen's Birthday Honours: 1080 key for pest control, Northland conservation 'maverick' says  Stuff.co.nz

Laurence Gordon, who says he's motivated by a passion for nature, made a Member of the NZ Order of Merit.


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
An antidote to box jellyfish stings may be on the horizon
An antidote to box jellyfish stings may be on the horizon  Massive Science

Sea wasp, marine stinger, common kingslayer. The nicknames for the various species of box jellyfish's stem from this animal's reputation as one of the most ...


Sun, 02 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
120-foot tower in coastal forest adding to understanding
120-foot tower in coastal forest adding to understanding of global climate change  Clemson Newsstand

GEORGETOWN The pines and the climate are talking to each other on Hobcaw Barony, and Clemson University scientist Thomas O'Halloran is using a ...


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is habitat restoration actually killing plants in the
Is habitat restoration actually killing plants in the California wildlands?  UC Berkeley

In 2014, plant biologists with the California Department of Agriculture reported an alarming discovery: native wildflowers and herbs, grown in nurseries and then ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Climate Change Could Open Doors, Closes Others for
Climate Change Could Open Doors, Closes Others for Spread of Japanese Beetle  Entomology Today

By Andrew Porterfield. Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) were never a major problem in their origin country of Japan, but they quickly became a major ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How the humble marigold outsmarts a devastating tomato
How the humble marigold outsmarts a devastating tomato pest  EurekAlert

Researchers from Newcastle University's School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, carried out a study to prove what gardeners around the world have ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How to stop an insect apocalypse - DW
How to stop an insect apocalypse  DW (English)

We might not love creepy-crawlies, but if insects were to vanish within a century, as some scientists predict, there would be dire consequences for us humans.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ecological Myths, Warming Climates and the End of Nature
Ecological Myths, Warming Climates and the End of Nature  The Caravan

Two recent books explore common myths about climate change, and efforts to combat it in India and the world.


Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Implementing Strategic Planning to Mitigate Wildfire
Implementing Strategic Planning to Mitigate Wildfire in the Wildland Urban Interface  FireEngineering.com

Dena Ali goes in-depth on one of the fire *service's* most timely subjects: how best to mitigate wildfire risk in the wildland urban interface.


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Arizona's forests are being ravaged by climate change
Arizona's forests are being ravaged by climate change. How much can we save?  AZCentral

It's likely too late to save it all, so foresters are racing against the next mega-wildfire to fortify the places that matter most.


Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



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