Archive: 16/02/2012

Horticulturist explains new USDA plant hardiness map

The recently released USDA Plant Zone Hardiness Map, updating the previous 26-year-old zone map, reflects rising mean temperatures throughout the country, including Maine, where gardeners must carefully consider possible ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Ecology
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Food system 'heading for crisis'

Australians are eating themselves to death and our food choices are one of the nation’s leading causes of environmental damage, according to a new report released today by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA).

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Environment
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Image: Rhea before Titan

(PhysOrg.com) -- Craters appear well defined on icy Rhea in front of the hazy orb of the much larger moon Titan in this Cassini spacecraft view of these two Saturn moons.

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Space Exploration
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