Science & technology

Science & technology

Science-informed initiatives, technology and innovation output, informing policy-making and practice, co-designing, co-producing and co-delivering new knowledge.

Tornado in Colorado, USA
A sudden flip in weather conditions from a long hot and dry period to a parade of storms, for example, or from abnormally mild winter temperatures to extreme cold—can cause major disruptions to human activities, energy supply, agriculture, and ecosystems.
Woodwell Climate Research Center
Riksha drivers walking through the flooded streets in Bangladesh in 2020.
New technological and nature-based innovations are being developed and introduced in the face of worsening climate change-driven floods.
The Third Pole
Cattle grazing
The use of virtual fencing to manage cattle grazing on sagebrush rangelands has potential to create fuel breaks needed to help fight wildfires, a recent Oregon State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service study found.
University of Oregon United States Department of Agriculture
An innovative monitoring technology is helping the world’s driest region predict and manage the impacts of drought.
Nature Middle East (Springer)
As hurricane Ian intensifies on its way toward the Florida coast, hurricane hunters are in the sky doing something almost unimaginable: flying through the center of the storm.
Conversation Media Group, the
Magnitude-6.5 and 6.9 earthquakes struck Taiwan’s seismically active east coast this week. The risk of more shaking is now elevated.
Temblor
The Pacific Coast Tsunami Hazard Zone warning sign warns the public of potential dangers following an earthquake.
Research over the past decade in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has offered surprising insights into the pulses of great earthquakes that generate dangerous, often long-distance tsunamis.
Earth Observatory of Singapore - Nanyang Technological University
A dock in Grand Cayman as Hurricane Laura passes by, USA (202)
Saildrone Explorer #1078 is a hurricane drone, or autonomous sailboat, currently operating in the North Atlantic. The drone is used to gather information about the internal workings of cyclones at their intense cores.
Conversation Media Group, the