News tagged with land management practices

Image: Algae bloom in Lake St. Clair

On July 28, 2015, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite captured images of algal blooms around the Great Lakes, visible as swirls of green in this image of Lake St. Clair and in western Lake Erie.

dateAug 05, 2015 in Environment
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Managing land into the future

Food production is the backbone of New Zealand's economy‚ÄĒand a computer modelling programme designed by a Victoria University of Wellington academic is helping ensure that farming practices here and overseas are as sustainable ...

dateSep 23, 2014 in Environment
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First Nation knowhow to help save our landscapes

The deep knowledge of First Nation (Aboriginal) people is being called on as part of a nationwide effort to stem the tide of extinction and decline that is engulfing the Australian landscape and its wildlife.

dateMay 08, 2014 in Ecology
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Greenhouse gas emissions still an issue

The amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) released into the atmosphere as a result of human activities is cause for concern as evidence of major climate change begins to mount. A European research team spanning 15 countries is ...

dateJun 07, 2013 in Environment
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