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Newsletter Digest: Soil carbon and emissions, agri-tech at Fieldays and the Qantas Media Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on June 18th, 2010.

Soil carbon and cutting emissions Did you know that there’s more carbon in the dirt beneath our feet than in the air above our heads? Soils hold at least twice as much carbon as the atmosphere, and they also store more carbon than the world’s forests and other vegetation combined. Although soil carbon has been […]

Newsletter Digest: Space capsule landing, oil drilling, and Fieldays

Peter Griffin posted in on June 11th, 2010.

Aussie-bound space capsule due Scientists in the desolate South Australian outback are preparing for the touch down of a Japanese space capsule, which is scheduled to arrive on Sunday night. The Hayabusa capsule is the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid, which it did in 2005, intercepting the Itokawa asteriod. But scientists won’t know […]

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