9 search results for freshwater

Tomorrow: World Water Day
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/Tomorrow-World-Water-Day
      International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate fre ...
Tomorrow: World Water Day, International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommend at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General, Day highlights as specific aspects of freshwater. Be sure to check out tomorrow’s blog from Sam
Plant Pulse
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/plant-pulse-july-2016
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about agriculture, the environment, food security, climate change, bioenergy, events and the impact of plant science.
Plant Pulse, Why Wasting Water is a Much Bigger Problem Than You Think Forbes Seeing as less than 1 percent of the world’s water is freshwater and available for us to consume, there are limitations that factor into our carrying capacity as a population on Earth including the availability and distribution of freshwater. How Microbes and Wood Chips Could Reduce Water Pollution TIME Beneath fields of corn and soybeans across the U.S. Midwest lies an unseen network of underground pipes
Water Efficiency for 9 Billion People
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/water-efficiency-for-9-billion-people
Water is the foundation for all forms of life and it is absolutely necessary for our environment to flourish.
. The demand for freshwater and energy will continue to increase significantly over the coming decades
Water Sustainability for Global Agriculture
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/water-sustainability-for-global-agriculture

A day for water and water for sustainable development 

land area. The demands on the world’s freshwater resources to produce more food, fuel and fiber
The Plant Pulse August 19, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-August-19-2011
  Engineering Food for All -  The New York Times In 2010, crops modified by molecular methods were grown in 29 countries on more than 360 million acres. Of the 15.4 million farmers growing these crops, 90 percent are poor, with small ope ...
the freshwater algae enterprise.” And the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis
Study Sheds Light on the Genetic Origins of the Two Sexes
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/james-umen/lab-news/study-sheds-light-on-the-genetic-origins-of-the-two-sexes
Research captures the earliest stages of evolution where male and female gametes first evolved
been investigating the evolution of male and female sexes in a group of freshwater photosynthetic
The Plant Pulse March 16, 2012
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-March-16-2012
  Why do so many people in poor countries eat so badly—and what can be done about it? The Economist Governments around the world are paying increasing attention to nutrition. In 2010 donors, charities and companies drew up a how-to policy ...
for specific purposes. "The various algae can be grown in freshwater or marine environments," Dr Coleman
Environmental Economist to Speak About Sustainable Conservation at the Danforth Center’s SEEDS of CHANGE Event
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/news-releases/news-item/environmental-economist-to-speak-about-sustainable-conservation-at-the-danforth-center-s-seeds-of-change-event
Join the Danforth Center at the SEEDS of CHANGE event on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. 
, freshwater and livelihoods on which humanity depends. “Our societies cannot thrive if our ecosystems
Research Team
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/ru-zhang/research-team
the first freshwater Environmental Sample Processor (ESP) into western Lake Erie in an effort