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- 1. On the road to resilience in Ethiopia
It's time to rethink roads. In the vital fields of flood prevention and water supply, they offer incredible potential to enhance and enrich the lives of some of the world's poorest people.
- 2. How could governments around the world protect bees?
NERC-funded researchers have gathered crucial evidence on how governments and people can best protect pollinators vital to the production of food worldwide.
- 3. Antibiotic resistance must be tackled in the field
We could be encouraging antimicrobial resistance by overusing antibiotics but other factors may also be at play. We spoke to researchers going beyond the clinic to understand how drug-resistance builds up in the bacteria in our sewers and rivers.
- 4. What can satellite data do for aquaculture?
The BBSRC and NERC-funded ShellEye project seeks to help shellfish farmers manage threats from harmful algal blooms and E. coli bacteria.
- 5. New breakthrough helps trace river pollution
Scientists are developing a new way to track the origins of phosphorus pollution in our rivers and understand how it behaves once it gets there.
- 6. NERC and M&S - The science of sustainable retail
Dr Claire Quinn's job is to help ensure UK food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer gets access to the scientific knowledge it needs. Tom Marshall finds out how her knowledge exchange Fellowship has been an enlightening experience on both sides.
- 7. Podcast: Climate change and potatoes
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Ruth Welters of the University of East Anglia and potato farmer Johnnie Jiggens explain how environmental science can help the agricultural sector plan for future weather extremes.
- 8. Podcast: Why the UK's moths are under pressure
This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Richard Fox of Butterfly Conservation and Tom Oliver of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology explain how records of millions of moths, citizen science and expert analysis are showing that populations of large moths are under increasing pressure.
- 9. 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.
- 10. 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.
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