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  • Explore Europe`s changing landscape

    What does Europe use its land for? Where are farmlands, urban areas and forests? How has Europe's land cover changed over a decade?  All European information and data relevant to the practice and environmental impact of land use are now brought together on the EEA's new thematic website on land use. In addition to the policy context and the EEA activities in this field, the website also ...

  • Protecting soil in fire-ravaged landscapes

    Following a wildfire, there is often the potential for devastating storm-induced erosion and mudslides. To prevent this possibility, teams of scientists work on these scared landscapes to quickly assess the erosion potential and potential mitigation strategies. By using digital soil and fire severity data, coupled with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the process is made much simpler. A ...

  • Agri-environment Schemes: Call for more landscape connectivity

    A popular way to improve biodiversity is to provide financial rewards for environmentally friendly methods of managing farmland. A recent study investigates how the benefits of these schemes can be optimised and made more cost-effective. The findings highlight the importance of hedgerow trees in the survival of farmland wildlife. By 2010, the European Commission aims to halt the decline of ...

  • The naked truth about Australia`s landscape

    Scientists from CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship have removed approximately 90 per cent of Australia’s vegetation cover from satellite images of the continent to produce the most detailed available Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of its topography. “The DEM will revolutionise geological applications, land-use studies, soil science, and much more,” CSIRO’s Dr John Gallant said in an ...

  • Topos announces the next issue – 56 “Cultural landscapes”

    Munich (Germany), 2006 – October – 2nd. – The landscape architecture journal “Topos”, a Callwey Publishing publication, announced today that the issue 56 “Cultural Landscapes” of Topos is available. This is not about the cultural landscapes that are the evidence for long years of cultivation adapted to the landscape and that are usually beloved for characteristic features often distinguishing ...

  • Propane Shapes Landscape in Louisville at GIE+EXPO 2011

    The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) will demonstrate the ease of refueling, sustainability, and high performance of ...


    By PRWeb

  • Leading Landscaper Makes 4th of July a Home Holiday

    Del Conte's Landscaping, Inc. -- for 39 years a leading Bay Area landscaping and design firm -- is showing homeowners in the Bay Area how to beat holiday traffic and soaring fuels costs with year-round investments in eco-friendly lifestyle improvements. Recently featured on the sixth annual "Hidden Gardens of the Valley Tour," a fund-raiser for Valley Humane Society and now a design award ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pond liners for the Landscape designer with added services

    As a Landscape designer are there projects you have been commissioned to do that require a water feature installation for which help is needed by way of expert advice and skills. The team at Russetts Developments Ltd have worked in the Aquatic Industry for the past forty years and have extensive knowledge in numerous water containment projects from lake liner installation to tank liner ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Landscape quality plays important role in brownfield regeneration

    A new study from Belgium has gathered community views of brownfield regeneration. Results indicate that the often overlooked aspect of landscape quality, such as green spaces, visually-attractive areas and cultural heritage, is important in people’s opinions of brownfield regeneration schemes. There is growing interest in brownfield regeneration across Europe, but it tends to focus on ...

  • Topos announces the next issue – 57 “Architecture and Landscape”

    The landscape architecture journal “Topos”, a Callwey Publishing publication, announced today that the issue 57 “Architecture and Landscape” of Topos is available. Architecture and landscape: with a subject like this it would be easy to wear oneself out with definitions and differentiations. What is landscape? What does dealing with landscape or handling landscape actually mean when this ...

  • Increasing fragmentation of landscape threatens European wildlife

    Roads, motorways, railways, intensive agriculture and urban developments are breaking up Europe’s landscapes into ever-smaller pieces, with potentially devastating consequences for flora and fauna across the continent, according to a new joint report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN). The report, 'Landscape fragmentation in ...

  • The Post Carbon Landscape: Alternative pathways to a low carbon landscape now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it will carry The Post Carbon Landscape: Alternative pathways to a low carbon landscape Market Research Report in its Store. ...


  • Quantum Compliance System Releases New Dashboard Feature

    Ypsilanti, MI - Quantum Compliance Systems announces the ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • New Boxer, Morbark Models Featured at The Rental Show

    Boxer to Launch Largest, Most Advanced Mini-Skid Steer Morbark and Boxer will display some of their newest and most popular product offerings in their booth (#3257) at The Rental Show, produced by the American Rental Association, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from February 21-24, 2016. Boxer will introduce its largest ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Buffalo Wire Aided Exhibition featured in Art Daily

    Over the summer we were pleased to provide wire and help in the production of Lydia Okumura’s Situations. To see our full album of the project, click here. The following article from Art Daily discusses Okumura’s piece. ...


    By Buffalo Wire Works

  • Ceraweek to feature the class of 2011 energy innovation pioneers

    IHS CERA has announced the selection of the CERAWeek 2011 Energy Innovation Pioneers. The founders and chief executives will present their companies' technology and vision in breakfast meetings at the sixth annual Energy Innovation Pioneers Program as part of CERAWeek 2011, March 7-11, at the Hilton Americas – Houston. The Energy Innovation Pioneers Program, sponsored by Chevron, has been ...

  • Climate change workshop to feature leading scientists

    Sea-level rise, severe winter storms, salmon populations, carbon sequestration, invasive plants, and migratory birds are among the many issues of concern to natural resource managers that are affected by changing climate. Climate change and its impact on coastal ecosystems is the focus of a 2-day workshop that will bring together more than 450 scientists, policy-makers, resource managers and ...

  • Industry leaders outline a path through a changing energy landscape

    This year's International Petroleum (IP) Week (London, 9-11 February) was held just two months after the historic COP21 agreement reached in Paris last December. Climate change and oil prices were always going to be a key focus for the conference. The three day programme of events featured senior industry leaders discussing strategies for the oil and gas industry for navigating in the current ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • TOPOS: Number One European Landscape Architecture Magazine Announces Global Launch

    Munich, July 2005 – Callwey today announced the global launch of the publishing house’s number one European landscape architecture publication, TOPOS. The first global edition will be released at the end of June this year. Key markets for this global strategy will be the UK, USA and Asia. (At present TOPOS is already well established in more than 50 countries around the globe with a strong ...

  • Future of the Mexican Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2018

    The Future of the Mexican Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2018 offers the reader an insight into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to gain a market share in the Mexican defense industry. What is the current market landscape and what is changing? Mexican defense ...

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