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Helft planten- en diersoorten in gevaar door klimaatverandering

In de rijkste natuurgebieden op aarde dreigt de helft van de plant- en diersoorten te verdwijnen als klimaatverandering geen halt wordt...

Dat staat in een nieuw onderzoek van de Universiteit van East Anglia, de James Cook University en het Wereld Natuur Fonds (WNF). Het rapport
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:00:40 +0000 -

JCU study finds environmentally friendly cattle farms make more money

GRAZIERS who implement land management practices that are environmentally friendly are also more profitable, a new study claims. James...

friendly are also more profitable, a new study claims. James Cook University scientists teamed up with the Department of Agriculture and
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:01:17 +0000 -

Recifes de mariscos estão mais ameaçados do que Grande Barreira de Corais

Os recifes de mariscos da Austrália são o ecossistema oceânico mais ameaçado do país e estão quase extintos

”, disse Gillies. Ian McLeod, pesquisador sênior da James Cook University, explica que alguns dos principais fatores responsáveis pelo
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:00:40 +0000 -

What makes someone more likely to be bullied at work and how companies can help them

Photo: What makes someone more likely to be bullied at work and how companies can help .... Raquel Peel, James Cook University and Beryl...

companies can help .... Raquel Peel, James Cook University and Beryl Buckby, James Cook University Being bullied as a child, being female,
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 23:55:50 +0000 -

Indonesia's Batik and Its European Connection

Batik’s complex techniques and its rich visual vocabulary set Maria Wronska-Friend off on a journey to study every aspect of Javanese...

,” said Wronska-Friend who is currently a senior research fellow at James Cook University in Cairns, Australia. The author was recently in
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 04:02:00 +0000 -

Industry snaps up graduate engineers

There is more evidence of strong demand in the north’s civil engineering sector, with James Cook University graduates in the field snapped...

valued by industry.” The Bachelor of Engineering students graduating from JCU today include students with majors including civil, chemical,
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:17:33 +0000 -

Farming crops with crushed rocks can reduce CO2

URBANA -- Farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and capture CO2 from the atmosphere, a new study has...

U of I, University of Sheffield, Lancaster University, James Cook University, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, University of
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 07:00:00 +0000 -

Plastic trash linked to disease in corals, says study

Scientists have found that plastic trash ubiquitous throughout the world's oceans massively increases the chance of disease in corals."We...

cultural significance," said Professor Bette Willis, from the James Cook University in Australia."So moderating disease outbreak risks in
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:24:09 +0000 -

The possible health benefits of hookworms - 2ser

When you think of hookworms, you generally think of squirmy little parasites that make you sick. Well, Australian researchers are now...

, metabolism boosts and more. Dr Paul Giacomin, researcher at James Cook University spoke to Nic about the study and what the researchers
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:03:38 +0000 -

Data to protect ‘Australian icon’

A ‘treasure trove of data’ has been released that will be key to improving the environmental management of the Great Barrier Reef....

datasets, produced by a collaboration between Geoscience Australia, James Cook University (JCU) and the Australian Hydrographic Service (AHS
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:45:22 +0000 -