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Globally maternal deaths are decreasing. The rate at which mothers die during childbirth has been reduced by about 40% since 1980, but this is not enough to meet the Millennium Development goal of reducing maternal mortality 75% from 1990 levels … Continue reading
Russian agricultural geneticist and biogeographer Nikolay Vavilov, is scientically famous for proposing that centres of endemism of crop relatives point to the origin of food crops, and being martyred by Soviet Lysenkoism. Furthermore, he established the Lenigrad seed bank that was … Continue reading
Green and blue virtual-water ‘flows’ related to wheat trade by major exporting and importing nations (km3/year). The size of each pie is determined by the amount of virtual water ‘traded’. Countries with virtual-water ‘exports’ are depicted in green and countries … Continue reading
Fig. 4. World map of virtual water exports. (a) Total virtual water exports (flows exceeding 10 km3 yr−1 are shown); (b) flows of virtual water exports originating from blue (irrigation) water (flows exceeding 1.0 km3 yr−1 are shown); and (c) … Continue reading
In the latest issue of Ecology and Society, Peter Potapov et al’s article Mapping the world’s intact forest landscapes by remote sensing. (Ecology and Society 13(2): 51). Shows a new map of global forests – showing the “intact forest” areas … Continue reading
From the New York Times reporting on an article by Oscar Lao and others in Current Biology: The map shows, at right, the location in Europe where each of the sampled populations live and, at left, the genetic relationship between … Continue reading
Jeff Cardille at the University of Montreal has a project METALAND that is eveloping more sophiticated ways of characterizing landscapes. He presented some of his work on archetypical landscapes of the USA at the current Ecological Society of America meeting. … Continue reading
From EO Newsroom: Global Ocean Wind Energy Potential and from Archer, C. L. and M. Z. Jacobson, 2005: Evaluation of global windpower. J. Geophys. Res.-Atm., 110, D12110, doi:10.1029/2004JD005462.
HealthMap an interesting global health alert system that was recently accounted in a PLoS Medicine article Surveillance Sans Frontières: Internet-Based Emerging Infectious Disease Intelligence and the HealthMap Project (Brownstein et al 2008). They explain the motivation for the project: As … Continue reading