Ecologists create a new model to predict extinction risk

A new population viability model, with an accompanying web app, is helping scientists to better forecast population changes and extinction risk for imperiled species. The method was developed by ecologists at the University ...

Offshore wind farms to test business in deep water

As wind turbines become increasingly familiar sights along shorelines, developers of offshore floating platforms, which harness the powerful winds further out to sea, are seeking to establish their technologies as a major ...

New book describes the diverse food challenges faced by Hawaii

A rich compilation of case studies by island scholars and writers, Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy explores the diversity of food challenges faced by the state. Edited by Aya H. Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata ...

Microalgae used for green asphalt

Microalgae offer a highly promising alternative to petroleum products without competing for resources used in the food industry. They have now been used for the first time to make asphalt. Researchers have recently proved ...

Students assess commercial viability of larva meal

With global meat consumption expected to climb 73 percent over current levels by 2050 and the appetite for seafood booming, Cornell graduate business students are looking further down the food chain to help meet the demand.

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