How to balance economic development goals with environmental conservation

Journal Reference: Kendall R. Jones, Amrei von Hase, Hugo M. Costa, Hugo Rainey, Naseeba Sidat, Benjamin Jobson, Thomas B. White, Hedley S. Grantham. Spatial analysis to inform the mitigation hierarchy. Conservation Science and Practice, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/csp2.12686 The study shows how simple analyses using easily accessible biodiversity data can support application of the “mitigation hierarchy,” … Read more

Research: Economic burden of PTSD ‘staggering’

Journal Reference: Lori L. Davis, Jeff Schein, Martin Cloutier, Patrick Gagnon-Sanschagrin, Jessica Maitland, Annette Urganus, Annie Guerin, Patrick Lefebvre, Christy R. Houle. The Economic Burden of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the United States From a Societal Perspective. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2022; 83 (3) DOI: 10.4088/JCP.21m14116 The researchers estimated the cost of PTSD at … Read more

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Twitter under pressure to strike Elon Musk deal as

Twitter is facing mounting pressure from shareholders to seek a deal with Elon Musk. The richest man in the world offered to buy the social network for $43bn (£33.5bn) – and accused the company of failing to respect free speech. Twitter recently adopted a poison pill strategy to try to resist a hostile takeover, but … Read more

How to balance biodiversity goals with limited economic resources

Journal Reference: Camila Guerrero-Pineda, Gwenllian D. Iacona, Louise Mair, Frank Hawkins, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Miller, Leah R. Gerber. An investment strategy to address biodiversity loss from agricultural expansion. Nature Sustainability, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41893-022-00871-2 According to the IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) report, currently 25 percent, or 1 million species, are threatened … Read more

Total economic burden of MS in United States is more than $85 billion

Journal Reference: Bruce Bebo, Inna Cintina, Nicholas LaRocca, Leslie Ritter, Bari Talente, Daniel Hartung, Surachat Ngorsuraches, Mitchell Wallin, Grace Yang. Economic Burden of Multiple Sclerosis in the United States: Estimate of Direct and Indirect Costs. Neurology, 2022 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200150 These costs not only reflect the cost of medications and health care. Neurologic disability can prevent … Read more

New toolkit aids discovery of mineral deposits crucial to ‘inexperienced economic system’ transition

Journal Reference: Lawrence C. Carter, Ben J. Williamson. Textural indicators of mineralisation potential in porphyry magmatic systems – A framework from the archetypal Yerington district, Nevada. Ore Geology Reviews, 2022; 143: 104783 DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2022.104783 A study led by Lawrence Carter from the University of Exeter’s Camborne School of Mines, has given fascinating new insights into … Read more

New economic model finds wetlands provide billions in filtration value

Journal Reference: Tariq Aziz, Philippe Van Cappellen. Economic valuation of suspended sediment and phosphorus filtration services by four different wetland types: A preliminary assessment for southern Ontario, Canada. Hydrological Processes, 2021; 35 (12) DOI: 10.1002/hyp.14442 A new study from the University of Waterloo uses economic valuation to help us understand the importance of Southern Ontario’s … Read more

Researchers caution global economic growth could slide into stagnation

Journal Reference: Matthew G. Burgess, Amanda R. Carrico, Steven D. Gaines, Alessandro Peri, Steve Vanderheiden. Prepare developed democracies for long-run economic slowdowns. Nature Human Behaviour, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41562-021-01229-y But the heady days of rapidly rising prosperity may be coming to an end, according to an interdisciplinary group of scientists at UC Santa Barbara and the … Read more