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Indigenous peoples wary of UN biodiversity rescue plan

As crunch UN talks to reverse the accelerating destruction of nature loom, indigenous peoples are sounding an alarm over proposed conservation plans they say could clash with their rights......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 13th, 2021

Filling a crucial gap in aquafarming: Ion beam breeding to the rescue

A research team led by scientists at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science (RNC) has successfully created larger-than-usual strains of zooplankton—which are used in fish nurseries—by creating mutations with a heavy ion beam. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Primer on carbon dioxide removal provides vital resource at critical time

Scientists say that any serious plan to address climate change should include carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technologies and policies, which makes the newly launched CDR Primer an especially vital resource, says Berkeley Lab scientist Margaret Torn, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

OneWeb has now raised $1.4B, with $400M from SoftBank and Hughes, to help fund its first satellite fleet

After a troubled year that saw broadband satellite operator OneWeb file for bankruptcy, get rescue finance from the UK government and Bharti, and then emerge out of that with a launch of part of its fleet last month, the London-based company today an.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

OneWeb picks up $1.4B more from SoftBank and Hughes to help fund its first satellite fleet

After a troubled year that saw broadband satellite operator OneWeb file for bankruptcy, get rescue finance from the UK government and Bharti, and then emerge out of that with a launch of part of its fleet last month, the London-based company today an.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

These scientists have a wildly futuristic plan to harvest energy from black holes

Could energy from black holes be harvested to provide power for future off-planet colonies? It sounds crazy. It might very well be. But it could be possible......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

These scientists have a wild futuristic plan to harvest energy from black holes

Could energy from black holes be harvested to provide power for future off-planet colonies? It sounds crazy. It might very well be. But it could be possible......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Renault outlines leaner, high-tech future in turnaround plan

In his first strategy update, CEO Luca de Meo disclosed plans to cut production, simplify manufacturing and reduce spending in areas such as research......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Researchers call for greater consideration of soil biodiversity and functions in international conservation strategies

If you asked people which group of animals is the most abundant on earth, hardly anyone would know the right answer. Ants? Fish? No, and not humans either. The answer is nematodes, also known as roundworms. Four out of five animals on earth belong to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Renault outlines leaner, hi-tech future in turnaround plan

In his first strategy update, CEO Luca de Meo disclosed plans to cut production, simplify manufacturing and reduce spending in areas such as research......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Earth"s Biodiversity Bursts Do Not Follow Expected Pattern

Life’s great radiations do not always line up with mass extinctions, a new study shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Australia to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from Oregon

A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia. Now authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk and plan to kill it......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Pace launches out of private beta with a plan to scale virtual group therapy

One in five people have a mental health illness. Pace, a new startup founded by Pinterest and Affirm executives, wants to pay attention to the other four in that statistic. “Nobody is perfectly mentally healthy all the time,” said Jack Chou, Pace.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Indigenous peoples wary of UN biodiversity rescue plan

As crunch UN talks to reverse the accelerating destruction of nature loom, indigenous peoples are sounding an alarm over proposed conservation plans they say could clash with their rights......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Amazon launches $1.2 mobile Prime Video plan in India

Amazon is doubling down on one of the biggest strengths of Prime Video streaming service: Aggressive pricing. The e-commerce giant on Wednesday launched Prime Video Mobile Edition, an even more affordable tier of the on-demand video streaming service.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Fiat Chrysler to pay $3.5 billion special dividend to shareholders Jan. 29

FCA and PSA expect to complete their $52 billion merger to create Stellantis on Saturday after their investors gave their blessing to the plan last week......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

What to expect from Renault"s new strategic plan

CEO Luca de Meo will present his vision for a new-look Renault on Thursday, as the French automaker seeks a return to profitability after record losses in 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Amazon launches mobile-only, more affordable Prime Video plan in India

Amazon is doubling down on one of the biggest strengths of Prime Video streaming service: Aggressive pricing. The e-commerce giant on Wednesday launched Prime Video Mobile Edition, an even more affordable tier of the on-demand video streaming service.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Expert prognosis for the planet—we"re on track for a ghastly future

A loss of biodiversity and accelerating climate change in the coming decades coupled with ignorance and inaction is threatening the survival of all species, including our very own, according to the experts from institutions including Stanford Univers.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Grafana Labs adds a free tier to its managed observability platform

Grafana Labs, the company behind the increasingly popular open-source monitoring and observability platform, today announced both an updated version of its cloud service and the launch of a free tier for it. The free plan for Grafana Cloud has some l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

2021 Business Lesson: Don"t Slack on Your Outage Backup Plan

Slack went down on the first business day of the year for hours, bringing the light the need to have a backup plan. Is your business ready? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021