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Protected areas in Thailand at a higher risk of forest fires when located away from indigenous communities

Research from the University of Warwick has found that national parks and protected areas are at a higher risk of forest fires when located farther away from indigenous communities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 7th, 2023

Racial disparities in the application of welfare sanctions in England

Ethnic minority claimants living in rural areas of England are more likely to face sanctions when claiming Jobseeker's Allowance compared to their white counterparts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

Quality scores for forestry carbon credit types reveal complex landscape of integrity risks, transparency issues

The Carbon Credit Quality Initiative (CCQI) released new scores for two types of forestry carbon credits: improved forest management (IFM) and commercial afforestation. Together, these project types comprise approximately 10% of recent credit issuanc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

A new tool can help protect California and Nevada communities from floods while preserving their water supply

At the dawn of the new year in 1997, the Truckee River transformed. The winter season had thus far been great for snow, but when a subtropical storm from near the Hawaiian Islands rolled in, it carried with it unseasonably warm rain. The warm rainfal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

Research team develops nanoscale device for brain chemistry analysis

Longstanding challenges in biomedical research such as monitoring brain chemistry and tracking the spread of drugs through the body require much smaller and more precise sensors. A new nanoscale sensor that can monitor areas 1,000 times smaller than.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

Mapping the future of rural revitalization: Study sheds light on China"s rural dynamics

Globally, rural areas face challenges such as population decline, job shortages, and deepening urban-rural divides, exacerbated by rapid urbanization and industrialization. In China, these issues threaten rural sustainability, making the study of rur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

VPNVax: Crafting enhanced viral structure in vaccines through polymer restructuring

Generally speaking, the higher the degree of information restoration of a vaccine to a virus, the greater its potential efficacy. The virus itself is the most authentic vaccine, such as the varicella-zoster virus, which provides lifelong immunity aft.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

M2 Mac mini starts from $499, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID at $170, more in today’s best deals

In Wednesday’s best deals, we spotted a chance to score Apple’s latest M2 Mac mini starting from $499. There’s up to $150 in savings on higher-end models, too, which come joined by Apple’s official black Magic Keyboard with Touch ID at $170 a.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Racing Driver Arrested as Police Target Thailand’s Largest & Oldest Torrent Site

On Monday, anti-piracy coalition ACE announced the shutdown of SiamBit, an 18-year-old torrent site said to have as many as 100,000 paying members, mostly from Thailand. While those details are unusual, the bigger picture is quite extraordinary. Four.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News16 hr. 27 min. ago

Centuries-long analysis suggests biodiversity is differentiating and homogenizing to a comparable extent

The tendency of communities and the species within them to become more similar or more distinct across landscapes—biotic homogenization and differentiation—are approximately balanced, according to a new study published in Science Advances......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Neanderthals" usage of complex adhesives reveals higher cognitive abilities, scientists discover

Neanderthals created stone tools held together by a multi-component adhesive, a team of scientists has discovered. Its findings, which are the earliest evidence of a complex adhesive in Europe, suggest these predecessors to modern humans had a higher.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Scientists simulate Lahaina Fire to improve prediction of wildland-urban fires

Scientists have successfully applied a pair of advanced computer models to simulate last year's wildfire that devastated the Hawaiian town of Lahaina. The development could lay the groundwork for more detailed predictions of wildfires that advance in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

Taiwan"s Indigenous languages are under threat—what can NZ learn from their successes and failures?

There has been a global push to revitalize Indigenous languages since the late 1980s......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

Fire is a chemical reaction—here"s why Australia is supremely suited to it

Over the last 15 million years, Australia has slowly dried out. After humans arrived more than 65,000 years ago, they learned to use fire to their advantage. Today, fire weather is getting more frequent—and fires are following as the world heats up.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

Potato plant radiation sensors could one day monitor radiation in areas surrounding power plants

While expanding nuclear energy production would provide carbon-free power and can help countries around the world meet their climate goals, nuclear energy could also come with some inherent risk. Radioactive pollution damages the environment, and it'.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

Antibiotic use on Kenya"s dairy farms is putting consumers and animals at risk

Farmers often use antibiotics to keep their livestock healthy. They're sometimes used as "quick fixes", to avoid more costly management measures like regular disinfection, waste management, routine vaccination or provision of clean drinking water......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

Indigenous Colombians fret as sacred mountain glaciers melt

In the shade of a sacred tree, Indigenous wise men chew coca leaves as they mull the threats to their home among the melting, snow-capped peaks of Colombia's Sierra Nevada mountains......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 27 min. ago

Bitsight empowers enterprises to secure the digital supply chain

Bitsight launched a fully-integrated Third-Party Risk Management solution to help enterprise risk and security leaders protect the digital supply chain. By combining Vendor Risk Management and Continuous Monitoring into a single platform, enterprise.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News20 hr. 27 min. ago

Scientists track world"s largest turtles to previously unknown foraging locations

Leatherback sea turtles, the largest of all living turtles, undertake extensive migrations that can span multiple years. They travel from subtropical and tropical nesting locations to temperate foraging areas. Despite decade-long tracking efforts, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Highways through historically redlined areas likely cause air pollution disparities today

As part of the New Deal, several governmental programs were created to expand homeownership through mortgages and loans. However, neighborhoods with primarily Black or immigrant communities often were rated "hazardous" for repayment under the discrim.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

The best Google Pixel 8 cases in 2024: 20 best ones you can buy

The Google Pixel 8 has landed. Make sure yours is protected from day one with the best Google Pixel 8 cases available right now!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024