Women’s groups ensure sustainable development in mountainous areas

Women’s groups ensure sustainable development in mountainous areas

Fruit plantations are established in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan Photo Credit: UNEP In Central Asia’s Tien Shan and Pamir mountains, climate change is expected to dry up valleys and force herders to graze on even higher mountain slopes, risking contact with snow leopards and their prey. To avoid this scenario, conservationists in two parts of … Read more

What is voluntary sterilization? A health communications expert reveals how the legacy of forced sterilization is shaping doctor-patient conversations today

What is voluntary sterilization?  A health communications expert reveals how the legacy of forced sterilization is shaping doctor-patient conversations today

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Sterilization is a safe and effective form of permanent birth control used by more than 220 million couples worldwide. However, despite its prevalence, patients seeking sterilization from their doctors often face a surprising number of problems. In men, … Read more

The volume of the Agro Textile market is expected to reach US dollars

The volume of the Agro Textile market is expected to reach US dollars

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Agro Textile market The size was USD 9,182 Million in 2021 and is estimated to reach a market size of USD 15,517 Million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2022 to 2030. Agro Textile Market Statistics The global agro textile market revenue was … Read more

Effects of Global Warming on Migration Patterns

Effects of Global Warming on Migration Patterns

As the Earth’s temperature rises, all living things on the planet are forced to adapt. Climate change is forcing plants and animals to change their normal behaviors in order to survive. For example, as global warming changes seasons, early spring speeds up plant growth and warmer temperatures cause breeding seasons to advance earlier in the … Read more

Little is the recipient of the Lilly Endowment Scholarship

Southmont administration, from left, Brad Acton, Kelsey Feese, Dr. Chad Cripe, Gabriel Little, Ashley Hammond and Kyle Owens. Photo submitted Journal review The Community Foundation of Montgomery County has announced that Gabriel Little has been named a 2023 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar for Montgomery County. He is a senior at Southmont High School and the … Read more

TraitSelect breeding software has won Australia’s prestigious eChallenge

TraitSelect team members Hector Mackenzie, left, with Tom Gameau, were the overall winners of the eChallenge. Photo – Supplies. A trio of South Australian university students have big plans for Trait Select, the winner of the University of Adelaide’s latest eChallenge competition. The smartphone app aims to help farmers sift through the large number of … Read more

DOC objects to NZ King Salmon plans for ocean farm

Artist’s impression of Blue Endeavor ocean farm planned by NZ King Salmon. Image: NZ king salmon A plan for the country’s first open-ocean salmon farm faces another hurdle after two organizations appealed the decision. New Zealand’s King Salmon received resource consent for the Cook Strait project last month – but the Department of Conservation and … Read more