NSW farmers have been asked to inform research which aims to underpin the state’s multi-billion dollar red meat industry in a changing and variable climate by integrating tropical perennial grasses into grazing systems.
Shifts in climate and market uncertainty may hamper how effective tree-planting is as a climate-crisis solution. New Zealand researchers, with others, used modelling to explore how diversifying forest management could reduce risks over time from both climate change and the volatility of the forestry market.
The study, published in Nature Geoscience, produced a global model mapping pollution risk caused by 92 chemicals commonly used in agricultural pesticides in 168 countries.
Time on the couch from a shoulder injury led Wilbur Morrison to start a new business venture building on his background in bees.
With tropical fish and other marine creatures already shifting south along Australia’s east coast, a new global study involving a USC ecology researcher has confirmed a drop in species numbers in the warming waters near the equator.