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Sweet lessons: Taiwan urban beekeeping gets positive buzz

Under mulberry trees at a bee farm in Taipei's suburbs, students watched intently as instructor Tsai Ming-hsien wafted smoke over a hive box, explaining to aspiring apiarists how to keep the insects happy in an urban setting......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 13th, 2024

What makes a "good farmer" in Aotearoa?

In New Zealand, farmers and the largely urban general public are held to have differing views on what is meant by being a "good farmer." Anecdotally, farmers see themselves as stewards of the land for future generations, using management practices th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

US lawmaker tells Taiwan weapons are coming, China drills show deterrence need

US lawmaker tells Taiwan weapons are coming, China drills show deterrence need.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Taiwan bar on frontline with China blends history into cocktails

Taiwan bar on frontline with China blends history into cocktails.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Taiwan president extends goodwill after China drills, US lawmakers arrive

Taiwan president extends goodwill after China drills, US lawmakers arrive.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

China Releases Simulation of Strike on Taiwan as Two-Day "Punishment" Exercises End

China Releases Simulation of Strike on Taiwan as Two-Day "Punishment" Exercises End.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

China"s rejection of Guatemalan shipments could be related to Taiwan ties, Guatemala president says

China"s rejection of Guatemalan shipments could be related to Taiwan ties, Guatemala president says.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Urban water system theory 5.0 offers a systematic solution to complex urban water issues in China

The urban water system theory is the application and extension of watershed hydrological science to an urban scale. In a paper published in Science China Earth Sciences, a research group led by Chinese academician Xia Jun introduced the urban water s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Study details strategies for successful urban tree planting initiatives

Collaborative research led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst outlines five essential themes to promote equitable and sustainable urban tree planting initiatives (TPIs), which is especially timely given the $1.5 billion for urban and communit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

U.S., allies call for Taiwan to be allowed to take part in WHO meeting

U.S., allies call for Taiwan to be allowed to take part in WHO meeting.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

China launches "punishment" war games around Taiwan

China launches "punishment" war games around Taiwan.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Heat wave cancels lessons for half Pakistan"s schoolchildren

Half of Pakistan's pupils will be shut out of schools for a week as the nation takes crisis measures to lessen the effect of a series of heat waves, officials said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Researchers propose use of electrical blackouts to determine impact of artificial light on wildlife

New research proposes the use of electrical blackouts, such as those experienced during loadshedding in South Africa, to enhance our understanding of how artificial light in urban areas may be affecting wildlife behaviors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Study suggests less conformity leads to more innovation

Sociodiversity—the diversity of human opinions, ideas, and behaviors—is a driving force behind many positive developments......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Second human case of bird flu linked to cows found—via text messages

Like the first case, the farm worker in Michigan only had an eye infection. Enlarge / Holstein dairy cows in a freestall barn. (credit: Getty | ) A dairy farm worker in Michigan has tested positive for an H5 bird flu vir.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Study: Social networks can influence perception of climate-change risk

A new paper co-written by a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign urban and environmental economics expert shows that social networks can play a significant role in influencing the financial behaviors and perception of catastrophic risks brought ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Beach erosion will make Southern California coastal living five times more expensive by 2050, study predicts

Rising sea levels and urban development are accelerating coastal erosion at an alarming rate in Southern California with significant ripple effects on the region's economy, a USC study reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Chamber pots, shared toilets and DIY plumbing: China"s toilet revolution exposes social inequalities

Urbanization in China tends to be depicted in terms of towering skyscrapers and multilane highways—the city reaching upwards and outwards. Not much thought is given to the vast, but less eye-catching, urban infrastructure that shapes and is shaped.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Everything coming to Netflix in June 2024

Sweet Tooth season 3, A Family Affair with Zac Efron, and the action comedy Hit Man with Glen Powell highlight Netflix's June 2024 schedule......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

3 Netflix shows we can’t wait to see in June 2024

The three Netflix shows you need to watch in May 2024 include a different kind of superhero show, an Elite-like new series, and Sweet Tooth's final season......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Misinformation swirled during Taiwan"s 2024 elections, says study

With more than 70 countries hosting national elections, 2024 is the biggest election year in history, according to The Economist. But how misinformation impacts elections, especially with the rise in content generated by artificial intelligence, cont.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024