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Losing the Links Between Livestock and Land

December 2005

Global meat production is becoming increasingly industrialized, spatially concentrated, and geographically detached from the agricultural land base.

Global Consequences of Land Use

July 2005

Land use has generally been considered a local environmental issue, but it is becoming aforce of global importance.

Millennium Assessment of Human Behavior

July 2005

Global society is seriously threatened by the environmental impacts of human activities.

Insect-Resistantc GM rice in Farmers' Fields: Assessing Productivity and Health Affects in China

April 2005

Although no country to date has released a major genetically modified (GM) food grain crop, China is on the threshold of commercializing GM rice.

Insect-resistant GM rice in farmer's fields: Assessing productivity and health effects in China

April 2005

Combining Field Surveys, Remote Sensing and Regression Trees to Understand Yield Variations in an Irrigated Wheat Landscape

January 2005

Improved understanding of the factors that limit crop yields in farmers' fields will play an important role in increasing regional food production while minimizing environmental impacts.

Biotechnology in the Developing World: A Case for Increased Investments in Orphan Crops

February 2004

This article examines the opportunities for using several forms of modern biotechnology to improve orphan crops in developing countries.

Framework for vulnerability analysis in sustainability science, A

July 2003

Global environmental change and sustainability science increasingly recognize the need to address the consequences of changes taking place in the structure and function of the biosphere.

Climate and management contributions to recent trends in U.S. agricultural yields

February 2003

Enhancing the crops to feed the poor

August 2002

Solutions to the problem of how the developing world will meet its future food needs are broader than producing more food, although the successes of the 'Green Revolution' demonstrate the...

Plant Biotechnology in China

January 2002

A survey of China's plant biotechnologies shows that China is developing the largest plant biotechnology capacity outside of North America.

Crop Science Research to Assure Food Security

December 2001

This book includes keynote invited papers from the Third International Crop Science Congress held in Hamburg, Germany, in August 2000.

Aquaculture -A Gateway for Exotic Species

November 2001

Aquaculture is a fast-growing segment of the world food economy and a leading vector of aquatic invasive species in the United States and abroad.

U.S. Policy and the Global Environment

December 2000

Prior to the 2000 election The Aspen Institute convened a distinguished group of science, business, and environment leaders as a hypothetical committee to advise the new President on global...

Valuing Nature

April 2000

Earth Systems: Processes and Issues is the ideal textbook for introductory courses in earth systems science and environmental science.

Yield potential trends of tropical rice since the release of IR8 and the challenge of increasing rice yield potential

December 1999

Agriculture and Global Change

December 1999

Earth Systems: Processes and Issues is the ideal textbook for introductory courses in earth systems science and environmental science.

Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming

October 1998

Although many fisheries stocks have declined precipitously throughout the world, fish farming--and especially shrimp and salmon farming--has boomed.

Integration of Environmental, Agronomic, and Economic Aspects of Fertilizer Management

April 1998

Nitrogen fertilization is a substantial source of nitrogen-containing trace gases that have both regional and global consequences.

Agricultural intensification and ecosystem properties

July 1997

Expansion and intensification of cultivation are among the predominant global changes of this century.

Energy and Resource Constraints on Intensive Agricultural Production

October 1996

This review explores the potential energy, soil, and water constraints on highly productive agricultural systems.

Youth Unemployment and the Minimum Wage

March 1981