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U.S. Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers and U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center—Annual Report for 2017

In fiscal year 2017, NCCWSC and the CSCs funded 40 new projects that can work to address management decisions and questions important to the regions associated with these projects. The following are several science activi

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4/19/18
Urban Agriculture Toolkit

A resource created by USDA’s Know Your Farmer team to help entrepreneurs and community leaders successfully create jobs and increase access to healthy food through urban agriculture.

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4/19/18
Healthy Food Systems, Healthy People

This report identifies research and education/outreach priorities, as well as the need to integrate these efforts across agriculture, food, nutrition, and health care systems to make a positive difference on human health and chronic disease. America’s l

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4/19/18
The Business of Planting Trees

Across the world, companies with a wide range of business models are making money from planting trees.

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4/19/18
Guidelines for collecting vouchers and tissues intended for genomic work (Smithsonian Institution): Botany Best Practices

This manual suggests standard practices that will insure the quality and preservation of the tissue and vouchers and their respective data.

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4/19/18
Global Genome Biodiversity Network: saving a blueprint of the Tree of Life – a botanical perspective

Genomic research depends upon access to DNA or tissue collected and preserved according to high-quality standards.

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4/19/18
Discussing Climate Change with Agriculture and Natural Resources Audiences: Professional Perspectives

A collaboration between the Climate Learning Network and the Climate Science Initiative, this webinar draws on results from two studies (conducted with researchers Kaila Thorn, Allison Chatrchyan, Daniel Tobin, and Rama Radhakrishna) of natural resource

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4/17/18
Storm Smart Cities: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

Communities across the United States are facing a variety of challenges, from outdated infrastructure, to water quality protection, to the need to increase community resilience and mitigate the impacts of flo

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4/13/18
Crop Wild Relatives

80% of our calorie intake comes from just twelve plant species, 50% of our calories come from just the three big grasses; wheat, maize and rice. What would happen were we to lose one of these crops?

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4/13/18
Considerations for Commercial Plant Introduction from Public Gardens

Public gardens can benefit from the introduction of new plants to the horticulture industry.

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4/13/18

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