- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:40:30 +0000: Defective degradation as disease mechanism - Science current issue
- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:40:30 +0000: Data sharing for pediatric cancers - Science current issue
- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:40:30 +0000: It takes a village - Science current issue
- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:40:30 +0000: Disturbance and diversity through deep time - Science current issue
- Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:40:30 +0000: Marketing "healthy" babies - Science current issue
- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:45:00 +0000: What Are Superfoods? - Live Science
Superfoods, although nutritious, shouldn't be considered a silver bullet.
- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:10:00 +0000: Teenage Priestess from the Bronze Age Was Probably No Globetrotter - Live Science
Two Bronze Age women — one likely a teenage priestess — probably didn't travel far and wide across Europe, as previous research suggested, but instead were real homebodies who likely never left what is now modern-day Denmark, a new study finds.
- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:56:00 +0000: Drinking Sugary Beverages Linked with Early Death - Live Science
A new study finds that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is tied to an increased risk of early death.
- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:49:00 +0000: 'Impossible' Rocks Found on Remote Volcanic Island - Live Science
Geoscientists tracking down reports of curious, out-of-place rocks on Anjouan island have found a mountain-size mystery.
- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:48:00 +0000: In Photos: Impossible Rocks on a Remote Island - Live Science
Scientists have found a motherlode of "impossible" rocks on a ridgeline on Anjouan island, off eastern coast of Africa.
- 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.
- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:41:50 +0000: Policy News: March 18, 2019 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
In This Issue: President’s Budget Releases, Proposes Deep Cuts to Science and Environmental Programs The president’s budget proposal reflects the administration’s priorities across the federal government for fiscal year (FY) 2020. ESA submits requests to Congress for science funding. ESA Goes to the Hill for Climate Science Day The Climate Science Working Group held its […]
- Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:10:25 +0000: Diversity of ecological careers - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Blogpost from ESA President Laura Huenneke March 5, 2019 Our ESA members, especially students and early-career professionals, tell us repeatedly how much they value information on possible career paths, including those outside of higher education. Like many other life science societies, ESA’s membership has long been dominated by academics. Through much of my own professional […]
- Mon, 04 Mar 2019 20:19:53 +0000: Policy News: March 4, 2019 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
In This Issue: Ecologist Goes to Capitol Hill and Testifies about Climate Change in National Parks A Q&A with ESA member Dr. Patrick Gonzalez who recently served as a witness at a House Natural Resources climate hearing. Congress Ends February with Six Climate Hearings Hearings examine funding for climate science, carbon capture and more. Congress […]
- Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:27:14 +0000: Policy News: February 19, 2019 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
In This Issue: ESA Selects Graduate Student Policy Award Winners Ten graduate students will travel to Washington, DC to receive policy and communication training and meet with lawmakers. Democrats Introduce the “Green New Deal” in House and Senate A sweeping and aspirational resolution could be a major element of debate heading into 2020 presidential season. […]
- Wed, 13 Feb 2019 18:30:52 +0000: ESA Selects 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is honored to announce this year’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) recipients. This award provides graduate students with the opportunity to receive policy and communication training in Washington, D.C. before they meet lawmakers. Ten students were selected for this year’s award: Kristina J. Bartowitz (University of Idaho), […]