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Regenerating forests create important carbon sinks in the Philippines

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A new study is among the first in the world to systematically assess the amount of carbon stored in tropical forests recovering after controversial land-clearing practices in the Philippines. Read More
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Researchers create synthetic biopathway to turn agriculture waste into 'green' products

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — Researchers have engineered a new synthetic biopathway that can more efficiently and cost-effectively turn agricultural waste, like corn stover and orange peels, into a variety of useful products ranging from spandex to chicken feed. Read More
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Boosting farm yields to restore habitats could create greenhouse gas 'sink'

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — Study using UK data is first to show raising farm yields and reclaiming 'spared' land for woodlands and wetlands could offset greenhouse gas produced by farming to meet national target of 80 percent emissions reduction by 2050. Realizing this potential requires new polices promoting both sustainable increases in farm yields and sparing land for climate mitigation. Reducing meat consumption and fo Read More
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Professor Dariusz Wójcik has been awarded a grant by the Regional Studies Association to create a Research Network on Financial Geographies

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Funds awarded to create a new programme on integrating renewable energy

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http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk — Dr Nick Eyre will co-direct a new Oxford Martin Programme which will look at the technical, market and policy requirements of integrating renewables across a wide range of scales, resource types and contexts. 08/12/15 08 Dec 2015 - read more + Read More
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Take the PASTA survey to help create a healthier, more active urban population through healthy transport planning

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https://youtu.be — The PASTA (Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches) project, is running a two-year survey which looks at the travel patterns of up to 14,000 people in seven cities across Europe. 26/03/15 26 March 2015 - Read More
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