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Wake Forest's Steve Forbes defends program after NIL claim by Syracuse's Jim Boeheim

USA Today | 2023-02-06, 18:00

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes addressed accusations from Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim that his program bought its players.        ...

Atmospheric rivers aren’t just a problem for California. They’re changing the Arctic, too

San Gabriel Valley Tribune | 2023-02-06, 17:58

By Rachel Ramirez and Laura Paddison | CNN The Arctic is seeing a rapid decline in sea ice even during the cold winter months when it should be recovering from the summer melt. Scientists say that one often-overlooked factor is playing a bigger role than

Church of England to consider greener alternatives to burial

The Guardian | 2023-02-06, 17:57

Water cremation and human composting among methods to be discussed by General Synod this week The Church of England is to consider backing more environmentally-friendly methods of disposing of dead bodies, including water cremation and human composting. An

Stricken by smog: the miraculous, Oscar-tipped film about Delhi’s bird hospital

The Guardian | 2023-02-06, 17:57

Years in the making and boasting astonishing footage, All That Breathes tells the extraordinary story of the bodybuilding brothers getting pollution-choked birds flying again. We meet its director There is an astonishing moment near the beginning of All That

More than one-third of animals, plants at risk of extinction in US: report

The Hill | 2023-02-06, 17:55

More than a third of both animals and plants in the U.S. are currently at risk of extinction, while over 40 percent of ecosystems are at risk of collapse, according to an analysis released Monday by nonprofit NatureServe. The nonprofit group’s analysis,

Atmospheric rivers are hitting the Arctic more often, and increasingly melting its sea ice

no EC Idaho Press-Tribune | 2023-02-06, 17:55

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Feature: National park restoration project new paradigm in Greece's reforestation

China.dot.org | 2023-02-06, 17:55

by Maria Spiliopoulou ATHENS, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- Devastated twice in a decade (in 2012 and 2021) by wildfires, part of the Sounion National Park, 9 kilometers north of the ancient Temple of Poseidon that overlooks the Aegean Sea and about 40 kilometers south

Biodiversity rules could paralyse housing market, developers warn

The Times/The Sunday Times | 2023-02-06, 17:55

Housebuilders have warned of a potential for “market paralysis” and fewer affordable homes if the government is not more open

UN Secretary-General Says 2023 Must Be Year of 'Game-Changing Climate Action'

Urdu Point | 2023-02-06, 17:49

The pressing issue of climate change must be addressed in 2023 and the current year must be one of "game-changing climate action," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on

Talk to focus on scat detection dogs for wildlife research

no EC The Keene Sentinel | 2023-02-06, 17:46

Julianne Ugibau, along with her partner Jasper, a Labrador retriever, will lead a talk on the training and use of scat detection dogs for wildlife research. The talk will be offered

Climate change has brought wild salmon to brink of extinction in places, but fish farms ...

The Scotsman | 2023-02-06, 17:45

The internet provides those of us who live through winter in the West Highlands a vital lifeline to the outside world. But sometimes it can bring the most depressing news. ...

TAKING ROOT: Controlled environment ag program prepares students for future of farming

no EC McAlester News-Capital | 2023-02-06, 17:42

The rapidly evolving field of controlled environment agriculture has taken root in the Department of Horticultural Sciences at the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Controlled environment agriculture, which includes hydroponics, vertical

Life expectancy for young 14 years shorter in violent countries: StudyIn El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala ...

Deccan Herald | 2023-02-06, 17:42

Life expectancy for young people can be as much as 14 years shorter in violent countries compared to peaceful nations, according to a global study. A team, led by researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK, shows a direct link between the uncertainty of

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Games Industry | 2023-02-06, 17:42

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UNC basketball vs. Wake Forest: Scouting report, score prediction for Tar Heels' ACC game

Citizen Times | 2023-02-06, 17:34

North Carolina basketball hasn't won at Wake Forest since 2019. Can the Tar Heels bounce back from the loss at Duke? Here's our score prediction. ...

Texas threatens to sue Biden over 'unlawful, top-down' eco rules threatening farmers, energy producers

Fox News | 2023-02-06, 17:24

Texas became the latest state Monday threatening to sue the Biden administration over a conservation rule that could harm landowners, farmers and energy producers across five states. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office filed a notice of intent with the

EPA issues rare veto, bringing Alaska’s Pebble mine to a halt

People's World | 2023-02-06, 17:23

The Environmental Protection Agency used the Clean Water Act on Monday to veto a proposed copper and gold mining project near Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Not only does the veto apply to the Pebble mine project, which would have dug into the path of the world’s

The first global estimate of the combined weight of all land insects and related arthropods

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

Arthropods crawl and buzz around us in the wild and on farmlands, on the street and at home, under our floors and in our plumbing systems, even in our food and on our bodies. But while we often are inconvenienced by this group of invertebrates—which comprises

Study shows that hydrogen and carbon monoxide fuel ocean microbes from the tropics to the poles

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

A world-first study reverses the idea that the bulk of life in the ocean is fueled by photosynthesis via sunshine, revealing that many ocean microbes in fact get their energy from hydrogen and carbon monoxide. It has always been a mystery how microbes growing

More frequent atmospheric rivers hinder seasonal recovery of Arctic sea ice

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

The Arctic is rapidly losing sea ice, even during winter months when temperatures are below freezing and ice should be recovering from the summer melt. A new study found powerful storms called atmospheric rivers are increasingly reaching the Arctic in winter,

Do milder winters mean Lyme disease season lasts all year?

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

The lack of snow cover and mild winter weather that has people trading in snowshoes and skis for hiking boots, and shovels for gardening rakes, is also increasing their exposure to Lyme disease year-round, scientists say. "We have had weather conditions very

Coal exit can happen only with stronger policies, and with China cooperating, says study

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

Current climate policies including efforts like the Powering Past Coal Alliance will not add up to a global coal exit, a new study shows. Countries phasing coal out of the electricity sector need to broaden their policy strategy, or else they risk pushing the

Colombia, a biodiversity hotspot, holds lessons for other countries trying to balance development with conservation

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

Plants and animals do not respect legal boundaries, oblivious to the policies that govern different jurisdictions. A new Stanford-led study highlights how policies in forestry, agriculture, and other sectors can fit together to govern biodiversity in a more

Three surprising reasons human actions threaten endangered primates

Phys Dot Org | 2023-02-06, 17:22

Monkeys, apes and lemurs are cute, familiar and lovable. But an estimated 60% of all primate species are listed as vulnerable, threatened or endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a network of environmental organizations.

CMTA Wins 7 Society ASHRAE Technology Awards at National Conference

Business Wire | 2023-02-06, 17:22

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CMTA has won more ASHRAE Technology Awards than any other engineering firm in the last 10 years. ...

This is how Gov. Josh Shapiro must lead on Pennsylvania environmental funding | Opinion

no EC The Beaver Times | 2023-02-06, 17:19

A new governor offers hope that the chronic underfunding of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will finally end. This underfunding has compromised the department’s ability to regulate the oil and gas industry, monitor and reduce air and