The Displacement Trap: Knock-on Effects of Climate Induced Displacement

The many impacts of climate change including desertification, rising-sea levels, extreme weather events, flooding, and other natural disasters, could lead to mass human displacement over the coming century as more land becomes increasingly uninhabitable for our species.…


Parasitic fauna of African large mammals

The latest Paper of the Month for Parasitology is “Some gastrointestinal nematodes and ixodid ticks shared by several wildlife species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa“ With conservation of African mammalian species in mind, wildlife reserves and managed game parks continue to offer some protection to many species and associated natural habitats.…


Animal waste digestate fertilization – a sustainable way to utilize agricultural waste and reduce GHG emissions

The paper “Greenhouse gas emissions in agricultural cultivated soils using animal waste-based digestates for crop fertilization“, published in The Journal of Agricultural Science, has been chosen as the latest Editorial Highlight.…


How Minnesota is Eradicating Palmer Amaranth

Palmer amaranth is widely recognized as one of the most troublesome weed species in U.S. agriculture. It was first introduced in Minnesota in 2016 through contaminated seed mixes used for conservation plantings.…


Climate change adaptation and waterbirds: a more integrated approach is needed

Migratory waterbirds traverse thousands of kilometres annually between their breeding and non-breeding areas, and their conservation is the subject of numerous inter-governmental treaties.…


World Malaria Day 2021

Sunday, April 25th is World Malaria Day. A day when we celebrate the remarkable successes in the fight against malaria over the past two decades.…


Crop models and the grand challenges for the 21st century

The paper “Grand challenges for the 21st century: what crop models can and can’t (yet) do“, published in The Journal of Agricultural Science, has been chosen as the latest Editorial Highlight.…


Which winter wheat variety is more adaptable to climate warming?

The paper “Low-tillering winter wheat cultivars are more adaptable to late sowing“, published in the Journal of Agricultural Science, has been chosen as the latest Editorial Highlight.…