- Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:40:35 +0000: Insights from the annotated wheat genome - Science current issue
- Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:40:35 +0000: A shrinking marine refrigerator - Science current issue
- Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:40:35 +0000: Overfed mice got rhythm - Science current issue
- Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:40:35 +0000: Harassment charges: Injustice done? - Science current issue
- Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:40:35 +0000: News at a glance - Science current issue
- Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:06:00 +0000: 'Foreign Object' on Mars Spotted by Curiosity Rover Is Just a Rock - Live Science
Curiosity photographed an odd, flat object that mission team members initially thought might have fallen off the car-size robot. But the "debris" turned out to be a Red Planet rock.
- Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:31:00 +0000: Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week - Live Science
Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
- Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:30:00 +0000: The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week - Live Science
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
- Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:28:00 +0000: Man Who Slapped Hippo's Butt at LA Zoo Is Still at Large - Live Science
An unidentified man got dangerously hands-on with the hippos at the LA Zoo.
- Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:27:00 +0000: New NASA Images Show California's Largest Wildfire from Space. Canadian Blazes, Too - Live Science
The Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest blaze in California's history, releases clouds of smoke in new photos from NASA, and fires blazing over Canada are visible from a million miles away in space.
- Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure in Nine States - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2017 – Rural Development Acting Deputy Under Secretary Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is making loans to electric cooperatives that will help continue to deliver safe, reliable and affordable electricity to rural residents, business and institutions in nine states.
- Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Helps Expand Broadband Service in Rural Illinois and Oklahoma - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 – Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is awarding $19.3 million in loans to provide broadband in rural portions of Illinois and Oklahoma.
- Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Invests $103 Million to Protect Lives, Property After Natural Disasters - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in fiscal year 2017 for disaster recovery efforts to help state, local and tribal units of government protect lives and property in disaster-affected areas following natural disasters.
- Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Acting Secretary of Agriculture Visits Workers Impacted By Louisiana Tornado and Tours Storm Damage - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 - Acting Agriculture Deputy Secretary Mike Young visited the displaced workers of the USDA Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) National Finance Center (NFC) Monday after an EF-3 tornado hit the New Orleans-based NFC building last week, causing severe damage. No one was seriously hurt as a result of the storm, which struck at approximately 11:20 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
- Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Reminds Individuals and Small Businesses in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming that USDA Offers Disaster Assistance Programs to Help - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that could potentially be affected by the recent storms that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices in the states of Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are ready to help.
- Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:53:07 +0000: Laura Huenneke selected to lead as President of the Ecological Society of America for 2018-2019 term - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Laura Huenneke, an ecologist and conservation scientist who has also served in university and nonprofit leadership positions, became President of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) during the Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, LA. Elected by the members of ESA for a one-year term, Huenneke presides over the world’s largest professional society of ecologists. […]
- Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:42:48 +0000: The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana receives environmental offsets from the Ecological Society of America - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
NEW ORLEANS, LA. — The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500 to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share […]
- Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:16:52 +0000: 30 Years Later, Yellowstone Fires Are Still a Burning Problem - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 Monica G. Turner served as President of ESA for the 2015-2016 term. She is an internationally recognized landscape ecologist, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and received ESA’s Robert H. MacArthur Award in 2008. […]
- Mon, 23 Jul 2018 20:35:39 +0000: Policy News: July 23, 2018 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
ESA Policy News In This Issue: 103 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in New Orleans, LA The Opening Plenary talk by Robert Twilley, “Ecosystem design approaches in a highly engineered landscape of the Mississippi River Delta” will be live-streamed – watch it here on Sunday, August 5 at 5 PM […]
- Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:16:55 +0000: All Politics are Local - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Arti Garg believes that scientists need to engage in local policy. In this guest post, Garg shares how she became interested in local government and was inspired to create Engineers & Scientists Acting Locally (ESAL). “Decisions are made by those who show up” – Origin Unknown This quote captures my experience as a policy analyst and adviser in […]