- Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:40:37 +0000: Air pollution epidemic - Science current issue
- Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:40:37 +0000: Smoke pollution's impacts in Amazonia - Science current issue
- Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:40:37 +0000: Short path to a complex ring - Science current issue
- Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:40:37 +0000: Engage with animal welfare in conservation - Science current issue
- Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:40:37 +0000: Productivity in a pandemic - Science current issue
- Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:10:22 +0000: The Universe Might Be a Giant Loop - Livescience.com
Is the universe flat? Maybe not.
- Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:51:08 +0000: Unified Laws of Explosion Link Your Car's Engine to the Big Bang - Livescience.com
Dying stars and industrial accidents might have a lot in common, an explosive new study suggests.
- Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:48:05 +0000: Centuries-Old 'Witch Marks' in Hidden Cave Can Finally Be Seen ... in 3D - Livescience.com
A cave that held hundreds of carved medieval wards against evil was inaccessible to the public — until now.
- Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:21:13 +0000: Woman Gets Parasitic Worms in Her Eyes After a Trail Run - Livescience.com
A woman developed a horrifying infection with a parasitic eye worm that she likely caught while on a trail run in California.
- Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:14:13 +0000: The 'Three-Body Problem' Has Perplexed Astronomers Since Newton Formulated It. A.I. Just Cracked It in Under a Second. - Livescience.com
It took just fractions of a second.
- 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.
- Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:07:27 +0000: Policy News: July 29, 2020 - EcoTone: News and Views on Ecological Science
In This Issue: White House Finalizes Revisions to NEPA Regulations New rules direct agencies to focus on “reasonably foreseeable” effects and set pages limits for environmental impact statements. Federal Government Begins Work on Fifth National Climate Assessment A notice identifies the proposed overarching themes and framework of the next assessment. Congress Full House passes spending […]
- Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:12:57 +0000: Policy News: July 13, 2020 - EcoTone: News and Views on Ecological Science
In This Issue: Congress – House Appropriators Release Fiscal Year 2021 Spending Bills for Science Agencies – House Democrats Outline Climate Action Plan – Full House Passes Infrastructure Bill Executive Branch ICE regulations suspend visas for international students attending universities that become online-only amid the coronavirus pandemic. Courts Dominion Energy and Duke Energy cancel Atlantic […]
- Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:36:45 +0000: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Blog Series #2: Speaking of Race - EcoTone: News and Views on Ecological Science
By Pamela Templer, VP of Education and Human Resources, ESA and Teresa Mourad, Director of Education and Diversity Programs, ESA “I can’t breathe.” These last words uttered by George Floyd galvanized protests against the ongoing racism embedded in the systems and culture in the United States of America and galvanized a movement that demanded critical […]
- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:18:59 +0000: Policy News: June 29, 2020 - EcoTone: News and Views on Ecological Science
In This Issue: President Trump Suspends Entry Under H1-B Visas Through the End of 2020 Senators Introduce Bill Restricting Visas to Researchers with Ties to “Hostile Foreign Actors.” House Democrats Infrastructure Bill Reauthorizes Watershed Restoration Programs, Creates Wildlife Corridor System Full House will vote on bill this week. Congress Senate confirms Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan to […]
- Mon, 15 Jun 2020 16:47:40 +0000: Policy News: June 15, 2020 - EcoTone: News and Views on Ecological Science
In This Issue: President Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Agencies to Use Emergency Provisions of Environmental Laws to Speed COVID-19 Economic Recovery Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and James Lankford (R-OK) introduce bills to reform NEPA permitting. COVID-19 Delays Competition for NEON Management Battelle Memorial Institute will continue to manage NEON in the […]