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Japonia va preda Statelor Unite materiale care pot fi folosite in producerea a zeci de arme nucleare

Japonia va preda Statelor Unite materiale care pot fi folosite in producerea a zeci de arme nucleare

Japonia va preda Statelor Unite materiale care pot fi folosite in producerea a zeci de arme nucleare, la initiativa presedintelui Barack Obama. Japonia va anunta ca urmeaza sa renunte la 318 kilograme de plutoniu de uz militar si o cantitate de uraniu puternic imbogatit estimata la 204 kilograme, in urma presiunilor din partea Statelor Unite, […]

Reintroduction experiments give new hope for plant on brink of extinction

Reintroduction experiments give new hope for plant on brink of extinction

  Marsh sandwort (Arenaria paludicola) in bloom at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Credit: Alison Forrestel, NPS     A critically endangered plant known as marsh sandwort (Arenaria paludicola) is inching back from the brink of extinction thanks to the efforts of a UC Santa Cruz plant ecologist and her team of undergraduate students. […]

Agroforestry systems can repair degraded watersheds

Agroforestry systems can repair degraded watersheds

Agroforestry, combined with land and water management practices that increase agricultural productivity, can save watersheds from degradation. A study in the Gabayan watershed in eastern Bohol, Philippines, has shown that agroforestry systems create a more sustainably managed watershed that allows people living there to benefit from the ecosystem. The benefits include higher crop yields, increased […]