2021 Land & Freshwater Conservation Program Federal Policy Briefing Visual Notes-Members’ Exclusive

2021-04-07T11:14:39-07:00April 7th, 2021|Land and Freshwater|

The 2021 Land & Freshwater Conservation Program Federal Policy Briefing took place March 30-April 1. All panel discussions as well as the final participant-driven conversation on the last day were supported by a visual notetaker from Dpict.(Log-in required to view)

 

https://biodiversityfunders.org/resources/lfwcp-2021-feder…ing-visual-notes/

Researchers Modify Air Quality Models to Reflect Polluted Reality in Latin America

2021-03-09T15:24:51-08:00March 9th, 2021|News|

Computational models of air quality have long been used to shed light on pollution control efforts in the United States and Europe, but the tools have not found widespread adoption in Latin America. New work from North Carolina State University and Universidad de La Salle demonstrates how these models can be adapted to offer practical insights into air quality challenges in the Americas outside the U.S.

From Phys.org

https://phys.org/news/2021-03-air-quality-polluted-reality-latin.html

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New Piece of the Puzzle Increases Understanding of Speciation

2021-03-02T13:06:46-08:00March 2nd, 2021|News|

Speciation is important because it increases biodiversity. A new thesis examines the speciation process in multiple marine species where different populations of the same species might evolve into two completely new species.

Source: University of Gothenburg

From Science Daily
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/02/210218140141.htm

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Kenyan Woman Recycles Plastic into Bricks that are Stronger than Concrete!

2021-02-23T09:00:52-08:00February 23rd, 2021|News|

Nzambi Matee is turning recycled plastic into bricks that are stronger than concrete! According to Reuters, Matee’s bricks can be thrown against a wall and do not crack.

From One Green Planet

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