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Can conventional agriculture be better for the environment than organic?

Professor Lord (and a bunch of other titles) Krebs recently spoke at the Oxford Farming Conference. According to the Guardian he said that organic farming methods could be worse for the climate than conventional farming methods (not a direct quote and I do not have access to his speech). Could ...

Measuring microbe community adaptions to climate change

What happens to the microbes under a beech tree with climate change - and how do you go about finding out?


The answer is - you dig up the tree, move it to somewhere with conditions which model those expected under climate change (warmer, increased rainfall and increased drought) and see what ...

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