Tag Archives: Environment

Arid Land Agriculture Department Participates in Symposium on “Safe Use of Pesticides”

The Department of Arid Land Agriculture at the Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture represented by Dr. Refaat Atalla Abohassann and Dr. Ahmed Ali Zaitoun has participated in a seminar entitled “Safe Use of Agricultural Pesticides and Moringa Trees” on Wednesday,27 December 2017, in Makkah Al Mukarramah. Which is carried out by the Ministry of Environment,… Read More »

Highlighting Yale science at the World Economic Forum

President Peter Salovey and other Yale luminaries joined experts from around the globe at the World Economic Forum (WEF), held Jan. 23-26 in Davos, Switzerland. Read President Salovey’s account of his visit there in the latest edition of Notes from Woodbridge Hall. The theme of this year’s WEF was “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” During… Read More »

Genetic mapping shows migratory birds’ vulnerability to climate change

Research focusing on yellow warbler looks at species’ challenges and capacity to adapt As Earth’s climate changes, species must adapt, shift their geographical ranges or face decline and, in some cases, extinction. Using genetics, UCLA biologists involved in the Bird Genoscape Project are racing against time to find out the potential for adaptation and how best to protect vulnerable populations… Read More »