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  • New rice strain could help farmers predetermine harvest time

    A new strain of rice that flowers within a certain period of time after being sprayed with commercial chemicals commonly used to protect rice from fungal diseases is now available, say Japanese scientists. This new strain could one day allow rice farmers to dictate the timing of their harvest regardless of weather, temperature and other conditions that currently affect cultivation. Temperature, ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management

    "Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management" (GJESM) is a double blind peer reviewed electronic and print quarterly publication concerned with all aspects of environmental science and management. GJESM publishes original research papers, review papers, case reports and short communications across the broad field of environment. These include but are not limited to ...


    By University of Tehran

  • American Academy of Science 6th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology

    OSEI Corporation Chariman/CEO Steven Pedigo was a presenter for the American Academy of Scince conference on Environmental Science and Technology in Hiuston Texas on June 27 2012. Mr. Pedigo was orginally asked to present his paper entitled Economic Comparison between OSE II, Dispersants and mechanical clean up ( paper # 1319) for session E7. Once Mr. Pedigo arrived to the conference he was asked ...

  • ChemiGreen in the latest issue of Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine

    Toronto, Ontario – December 9th, 2009 ChemiGreen Inc., the developer and manufacturer of the WI-Plug Wireless Spill Containment System, is proud to announce that the Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine had chosen to publish in its latest edition an article about ChemiGreen and its unique solution to spill containment, the WI-Plug. The article “Keeping spills on-site with wireless ...


    By ChemiGreen Inc.

  • Environmental & Building Sciences Consulting Firm Embraces Twitter

    EC2 announces they have begun offering environmental, indoor air quality (IAQ) and building science tips and news utilizing the social media website, Twitter. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Social sciences must respond to environmental change

    The social and natural sciences must be more closely integrated to respond to the transformation in society due to global environmental change, according to a major report launched today in Paris, France (on November 15, 2013). Social sciences should more effectively research “human causes, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Assistant or Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences/Coastal Ecology

    The University of Virginia's Department of Environmental Sciences invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Coastal Ecology. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about research and teaching in a world-class institution. We wish to hire an outstanding scientist who will thrive in an interdisciplinary department with hydrologists, atmospheric ...

  • All India Seminar on Advances in Environmental Science and Technology

    Seminar Themes Water Quality Water Treatment Wastewater Treatment Monitoring and Analysis of Pollutants Bioremediation of Environmental Toxicants Wetlands Air Pollution and Control Indoor Air Pollution Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Noise Pollution and Control Environment Impact Assessment Sustainable Environment Ground Water Pollution ...


  • Science academies urge action on environmental issues

    The world's top science academies have urged world leaders to engage more closely with the research community to help solve key environmental problems facing humanity, ahead of the G8 summit in the United States later this week (18–19 May). The so-called 'G Science' statements — issued consensually by 15 ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Association for Environmental Health & Sciences and The Adventus Group Recognize Future Environmental Science Leaders

    Remediation biotechnology firm announces winners of its latest student award program SAN DIEGO, Calif – The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, has rejoined the Association for Environmental Health & Sciences (AEHS) to recognize talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “17th Annual AEHS Meeting and West Coast Conference on Soils, Sediments and ...


  • Association for Environmental Health & Sciences and Adventus Group recognize future environmental science leaders

    The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, has rejoined the Association for Environmental Health & Sciences (AEHS) to recognize talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “19th Annual AEHS Meeting and West Coast Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water” held in San Diego.Two $500 awards were given for the best student presentations from among the ...


  • Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation and Adventus Group Recognize Future Environmental Science Leaders

    SAN DIEGO, CA March 30, 2010 -- The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, has rejoined the Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation (AEHS Foundation) to recognize talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “20th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy” held in San Diego. Two $500 awards were given for ...


  • New Science and Technology Director

    Professor Angela Hatton has today begun her new role as Director of Science & Technology at the National Oceanography Centre.On her appointment, Professor Angela Hatton said, “These are interesting and exciting times for the NOC; addressing globally significant challenges, driving forward technology development and conducting science that has a positive impact on society and the ...

  • ExxonMobil probed on climate science

    ExxonMobil is being investigated by New York state over whether it lied to the public about the risks of climate change, the oil giant said Thursday. Ken Cohen, a vice president for public affairs at ExxonMobil, described the demand for documents as a "broad subpoena" and said the company was still reviewing how to respond to it. A person familiar with the New York prosecutor's thinking said ...

  • Bringing Science to Policymakers

    Effective sustainable development policies and programmes are not created in a vacuum, which is why UNEP has for years been providing cutting-edge science to governments to assist them in bridging the science-policy gap. Despite UNEP's best efforts, access to quality data and sound knowledge has been constrained by many factors, including lack of investment and mechanisms for regular data ...

  • Filling the science skills gap

    According to Engineering UK’s 2013 report, engineering companies were responsible for almost a quarter of the turnover of all UK enterprises and will have 2.74 million job openings between 2010 and 2020, yet with many engineers now approaching retirement age, there is a pressing need to ensure a pool of future talent is available to fill this growing skills gap. Through the Applied Sciences ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Science in 2011: revolutions and disasters

    Science and technology can seem remote from the unfolding dramas of the world but they were never far from the front line in the first months of the Arab Spring. When revolution broke out in Egypt's Tahrir Square in January, scientists were there in force, helping to plant the seeds of change. When dictatorship was replaced by a move towards a more democratic system of government that openly ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Brown and Caldwell Awards Scholarships to Six Environmental Science and Engineering Students

    Brown and Caldwell, a leading nationwide environmental engineering and consulting firm, today announced the recipients of its 2012 scholarships awards. Each year, Brown and Caldwell provides college scholarships to promising full-time students pursuing careers in the environmental engineering industry under three award programs: the Garr M. Jones Scholarship in ...


    By Brown and Caldwell

  • Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2016

    The International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2016 sponsored by the American Academy of Sciences will be held on June 6-10, 2016 in Houston, Texas, USA. The conference will provide a multidisciplinary platform for environmental scientists, engineers, management professionals and government regulators to ...

  • National Geographic Wins Top United Nations Environmental Prize for Science and Innovation

    The National Geographic Society, one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world, has been announced as a winner of the UN's top environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth award. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner said, "The National Geographic Society is a unique organization driven by a passionate belief in the ...

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