2013 cold start may mean fruit boom
UK fruit growers could enjoy a much better harvest of apples and pears this year, following the dismal crop in 2012, experts believe.
Ant abilities could aid robot design
A study showing how ants tunnel their way through confined spaces could aid the design of search and rescue robots, say scientists.
Vaccine developed for farm disease
A vaccine to protect sheep and cattle from a livestock virus spread by midges has been approved by government vets.
EU bathing water 2012 data released
The latest data on EU bathing water quality is released, showing that 93% of more than 22,000 sampled locations meet the minimum standards.
Rover drills second rock sample
Nasa's Curiosity rover drills a second sample of Martian rock to deliver to its onboard laboratories for analysis in the coming days.
Modern British Vegetarian Cooking - Who Needs Meat?
It's the UK's National Vegetarian Week but what's on the veggie menu at your local bar, pub or bistro? If it's mushroom risotto - again - have a word with the chef because there's no excuse for...
Fishing the Gulf of Maine: Tradition at a Crossroads
Lobster fishing remains big business off the coast of Maine but even with new regulations and new gadgets can it ever be sustainable? Michael Sanders investigates the real costs of the crustacean...
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National Vegetarian Week
National Vegetarian Week 2013 runs from the 20 - 26 May and is setting out to prove that going veggie is surprisingly simple.
Sustainable energy a necessity for basic healthcare in the developing world
One billion people in the developing world are deprived of access to effective healthcare due to a lack of access to energy, reports Andrew Heath of Practical Action....
Investors need to understand a wide variety of business and market risks facing the companies in which they invest. In the 21st century, that includes…
The World Resources Institute announced that Felipe Calderón, the former President of Mexico, has joined its Board of Directors.
'President Calderón is a globally recognized world leader, who...
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The U.S. Department of Energy…
Here at WRI, we are constantly working to understand and minimize the environmental impacts of our work. Using research and expertise from around the Institute to guide us,…
The Climate Investment Funds (CIFs), one of the world's largest dedicated funding facilities for climate change mitigation/adaptation projects,…