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Overcoming barriers to climate-smart agriculture in South Asia

Despite the possibility of climate-smart agriculture improving food security, most CSA practices and technologies are not widely adopted in South Asia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

Dealership group employee killed in shooting at Kia store in South Carolina

A pregnant woman was killed in a crash after the shooting as police looked for the suspect......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 35 min. ago

NASA"s PACE data on ocean, atmosphere, climate now available

NASA is now publicly distributing science-quality data from its newest Earth-observing satellite, providing first-of-their-kind measurements of ocean health, air quality, and the effects of a changing climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Amazon virtually kills efforts to develop Alexa Skills, disappointing dozens

Most devs would need to pay out of pocket to host Alexa apps after June. Enlarge / The 4th-gen Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker. (credit: Amazon) Alexa hasn't worked out the way Amazon originally planned. There was a time.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

Dealer group employee killed in shooting at Kia store in South Carolina

A pregnant woman also was killed in a crash after the shooting as police looked for the suspect......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 35 min. ago

Plant more native trees to reduce landslide risk, control erosion, say researchers

Landslides typically occur under heavy rain. With the potential for increased precipitation due to climate change and a possible return to La Niña reinforcing slopes with native trees and shrubs could be an effective, economical and sustainable solu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

San Francisco Bay study highlights value of salt marsh restoration for flood risk reduction and climate resilience

Salt marsh restoration can mitigate flood risk and bolster community resilience to climate change in our local waterways, according to a recent study published in Scientific Reports by a postdoctoral fellow with UC Santa Cruz's Center for Coastal Cli.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

A landslide forced me from my home—and I experienced our failure to deal with climate change at first hand

One stormy evening in February 2024, I heard the sickening sound of trees breaking just beyond my garden in the town of Hastings on England's south coast. Heading outside to investigate, I soon found cracks opening up in the ground near our property'.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

Food security in developed countries shows resilience to climate change

A study by the University of Southampton has found that market forces have provided good food price stability over the past half century, despite extreme weather conditions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 35 min. ago

U.S. Calls Out EU Member States For Piracy Failings in Trade Barriers Report

The Foreign Trade Barriers Report published by the office of the USTR outlines "significant barriers" to exports, investment, and commerce. On IP-related matters, the latest report features criticism of China, several countries in South America, Russ.....»»

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China Is Using AI to Sow Disinformation and Stoke Discord Across Asia and the U.S., Microsoft Reports

A new report by Microsoft Threat Intelligence outlines how China’s influence operations have ramped up their use of artificial intelligence. Faking a political endorsement in Taiwan ahead of its crucial January election, sharing m.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

Google Nest x Yale smart lock for $70 off and never worry about losing your keys again

As of April 9, save $70 on the Google Nest x Yale Lock at Amazon. That's 24% off its normal price of $299.99. SAVE $70.99: As of April 9, get the Google Nest x Yale Lock for $229 at Amazon. That's a discount of 24% off its normal price of $299......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 3 min. ago

Grab the Google Nest Learning Smart Thermostat for under $200 and start saving electricity

The Google Nest Learning Smart Thermostat is $199.99 at Best Buy, down from the normal price of $249.99. That's a 20% discount. SAVE 20%: The Google Nest Learning Smart Thermostat (3rd gen) is $199.99 at Best Buy, marked down from the normal pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 3 min. ago

Researchers resolve old mystery of how phages disarm pathogenic bacteria

Bacterial infections pose significant challenges to agriculture and medicine, especially as cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise. In response, scientists at Texas A&M AgriLife Research are elucidating the ways that bacteria-infecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Hybrid intelligence can reconcile biodiversity and agriculture

A research team at the University of Hohenheim and Technical University of Munich has developed a new transdisciplinary approach to resolve the tradeoff between biodiversity and agricultural production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

An economist explains: Textbook economics is badly flawed when it comes to climate change

The federal carbon tax increase that has raised gas prices by three cents per liter in most Canadian provinces has been met by nationwide protests, many featuring slurs against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Laser-patterned thin films that swell into kirigami-like structures offer new opportunities in hydrogel technology

New options for making finely structured soft, flexible and expandable materials called hydrogels have been developed by researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Corporate climate pledge weakened by carbon offsets move

The world's main benchmark for vetting corporate climate action has been accused by its own staff of "greenwashing" after allowing businesses to use carbon credits to offset pollution from their value chains......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Ghost roads speed destruction of Asia-Pacific tropical forests, finds study

Researchers mapping tropical forests have found many more roads than declared by official sources, which is raising fears of a huge increase in environmental degradation as the pace of road building increases......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

Yale’s newest smart lock is designed for renters

The Yale Approach smart lock is aimed at renters, takes just a few minutes to install, and doesn't require you to replace existing hardware......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

Cloud engineering could be more effective "painkiller" for global warming than previously thought

Cloud "engineering" could be more effective for climate cooling than previously thought, because of the increased cloud cover produced, new research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024