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It pays to invest in biodiversity

In 2010, 193 countries stepped up to halt the global decline of biodiversity by 2020 as part of their commitment to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

dateMay 18, 2018 in Ecology
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Communication via calcium wave

Based on what we know today, the plant hormone auxin influences all aspects of plant growth and development. It makes corn thrive from germination to harvest, causes trees to grow skyward and date palms to produce sweet fruits. ...

dateMar 28, 2018 in Biotechnology
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Canada to miss 2020 climate target: audit

Canada will likely miss a 2020 interim carbon emissions reduction target and will need to take strong measures if it further hopes to meet its Paris agreement commitment, said an audit released Tuesday.

dateMar 27, 2018 in Environment
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