Bots to replace bees as last resort while media outlets serve up a fake news scuffle on environmental papers. All that and more (Lotsa upcoming school events!) on the 6th issue of In A Nutshell!
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YAHOO! NEWS: Research claims deep entrenchment of fossil fuels makes impact of renewables negligible; climate goals not in sight.
SCIENCE MAG: Illegal gillnet fishing driving the most endangered marine mammal closer to extinction, halving the population in just one year.
REUTERS: Great Barrier Reef once again in the spotlight as suspected coal spill threatens local waters.
THE GUARDIAN: Should we only conserve species that are advantageous to the human race? Scientists who champion the conservation of parasites say no.
THE STRAITS TIMES: Bugs trial for mosquito control going well; potentially a new measure alongside traditional solutions.
TODAY ONLINE: Government stress scientific justification to actions in debate on wildlife treatment after recent slew of encounters.
THE STRAITS TIMES: Singapore studying options for carbon taxation amidst international surge in popularity.
CNET: First Asian country to introduce Vertical Forests: China fights pollution with high rise buildings carrying over 2500 plants, slated for 2018.
NEWS.COM.AU: Hummingbird-sized drones as possible replacements for honey bees’ ecosystem function as last resort.
PETAPIXEL: Aspiring wildlife photographer sets up studio at home to recreate animals in their natural environments.
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WATER MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE: Save our Water Carnival, 20-24 March @ Utown Plaza.
NUS SAVE: Look out for 2 exciting upcoming events!
1) World Water Day Escape Room Simulation (21-22 Mar @ Utown)
2) NUS Goes Ctrl-Alt-Del: Waste Manager (23-24 Mar @ Central Forum)
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– Publicity, 5th BES Student Comm