By Tim Radford LONDON, 6 August, 2017 – Two new studies have reinforced the idea that financial incentives can help save forests. Research from the Amazon region has confirmed that payments to landowners can conserve forest biodiversity. And a study from...
When the rubber hits the road

When the rubber hits the road

GLOBE-Net, June 14, 2017 – UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires that could be used for concrete structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill waste. The researchers experimented with...