There are 82 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Natural resources".
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- 11. Podcast: Common parasite hampers bees' homing ability
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Stephan Wolf of Queen Mary, University of London, and Jason Lim of Rothamsted Research explain why some honeybees may be struggling to make it back to the hive after foraging trips.
- 12. Podcast: Robots to map marine life in key fishing areas
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Russell Wynn and Maaten Furlong of NERC's National Oceanography Centre tell us about a just-launched fleet of marine robots that will map ocean life in key fishing grounds off the southwest tip of Britain, in a trial heralded as the start of a new era of robotic research at sea.
- 13. Honeybee homing hampered by parasite
Honeybees infected with a common parasite have a much lower chance of making it back from foraging trips, say scientists.
- 14. Podcast: How an urban meadow is boosting biodiversity
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Helen Hoyle of the University of Sheffield and Jim Harris from Cranfield University describe what a strip of land in Luton, southeast England, is doing for urban biodiversity.
- 15. Heather could be UK energy source
Harvesting energy from heather could cut greenhouse gas emissions and help the UK meet its bioenergy targets, according to new research.
- 16. Smelly plants could be natural pest control
Bombarding whiteflies with smells from different plants may stop them damaging crops, say scientists trying to understand traditional organic farming techniques.
- 17. Soil doctors
A collaboration between scientists and food suppliers is improving how we manage one of the most crucial ingredients for growing vegetables. Sue Nelson met Karl Ritz, Robert Simmons and Guy Thallon outside Cranfield University's National Soil Resources Institute, to find out about Soil for Life.
- 18. Podcast: Measuring methane above the Arctic
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Michelle Cain of the University of Cambridge and Stéphane Bauguitte of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements explain how and why they're measuring methane in the atmosphere above the Arctic - a region that's warming twice as fast as anywhere else on our planet.
- 19. Water treatment could be carbon neutral
Carbon dioxide released by some wastewater treatment plants could be recycled at the same time as enhancing the production of renewable energy in the form of natural gas, say scientists.
- 20. Recycling heat from industry could reduce carbon emissions
Capturing wasted heat and turning it into electricity could help industries to reduce carbon emissions, according to a new study.
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