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Hunting for Asian carp by what they left behind

Think of it as CSI for fish. Like the crime scene investigators on television detective shows, fisheries scientists are relying on a technique called eDNA (environmental DNA) to search the Great Lakes for evidence of Asian carp that are too sparsely spread to be captured by electrofishing, netting or poisoning.…...

Hunting for Asian carp by what they left behind

Think of it as CSI for fish. Like the crime scene investigators on television detective shows, fisheries scientists are relying on a technique called eDNA (environmental DNA) to search the Great Lakes for evidence of Asian carp that are too sparsely spread to be captured by electrofishing, netting or poisoning.…...

Cover crops increase profitability

Panelists shared cover crop success stories at the Commodity Classic conference in San Antonio Turnips used as a cover crop. Cover crops not only improve soil health and bump yields, but also increase profitability, a U.S. farmer told farm show delegates in San Antonio.…

Cover crops increase profitability

Panelists shared cover crop success stories at the Commodity Classic conference in San Antonio Turnips used as a cover crop. Cover crops not only improve soil health and bump yields, but also increase profitability, a U.S. farmer told farm show delegates in San Antonio.…

Bridging the Climate Adaptation Gap: From Recognition to Action

Joyce Coffee, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Managing Director, opens last year’s ND-GAIN Annual Meeting. Recent data indicate that a gap exists between corporations understanding the big-picture risks of climate change and their actions to address those risks to shore up their bottom line.…

Bridging the Climate Adaptation Gap: From Recognition to Action

Joyce Coffee, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Managing Director, opens last year’s ND-GAIN Annual Meeting. Recent data indicate that a gap exists between corporations understanding the big-picture risks of climate change and their actions to address those risks to shore up their bottom line.…

Supply Chains in the Face of a Changing Climate

The economic damages from weather-related disasters continue to climb worldwide, and will continue on that path. Proactively, organizations are making strides to anticipate and prepare for these climatic shifts. Early April, Unilever CEO Paul Polman made a public statement calling for “decisive action to tackle climate change in order to...