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Software zeros in on carbon pollution

Local researchers are developing an online tool that would allow farmers to monitor their greenhouse gas emissions and virtually test ways to reduce carbon pollution.

Jul 26, 2013
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Fertilisers play key role in reducing crop pests

While "preventative medicine" is well-known in human health, it's becoming a buzz word in crop production as researchers discover how the risks of damage by pests and diseases may increase if crops don't ...

Jul 16, 2013
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More crops per drop

A solution is much needed to fight droughts and preserve crops. Researchers have now developed a device capable of checking the humidity in the soil, and releasing irrigation water as needed โ€“ just enough without wasting ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Deserts 'greening' from rising CO2

Increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) have helped boost green foliage across the world's arid regions over the past 30 years through a process called CO2 fertilisation, according to CSIRO research.

Jul 03, 2013
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Source of life running out: water scientists

The majority of people on Earth people will face severe water shortages within a generation or two if pollution and waste continues unabated, scientists warned at a conference in Bonn Friday.

May 24, 2013
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Could pond waste be the 'new' fertiliser?

The University of Stirling is to lead a new project to develop a strategy for using nutrient-rich aquatic biomass waste โ€“ from ponds, wetlands and other water-bodies โ€“ in farming, as an environmentally ...

May 22, 2013
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Big pig poo problem solved

An Australian led-project to turn 1.4 million tonnes of Chinese pig poo into alternative energy and fertiliser has been hailed in a national science award.

May 20, 2013
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