News tagged with landscapes

Mile End chic under study

A neighbourhood's raw, edgy atmosphere is an essential feature in attracting designers, according to new research from Concordia University and the University of Toronto.

Oct 13, 2011 not rated yet 0

Zebras versus cattle: Not so black and white

African ranchers often prefer to keep wild grazers like zebra off the grass that fattens their cattle. But a new study by UC Davis and Kenyan researchers shows that grazing by wild animals doesn't always harm ...

Sep 22, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

The first true view of global erosion

Every mountain and hill shall be made low, declared the ancient prophet Isaiah. In other words: erosion happens. But for the modern geologist a vexing question remains: how fast does this erosion happen?

Jul 27, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 0