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Whole Earth – Climate Change and Global Health

2015-03-25
Under the heading Whole Earth, there will be five seminars held during the spring semester linked to climate change and global health. The Association of International Affairs at Umeå University will host the first seminar that take place 30 March.

Tools for resilient communities – Made in Sliperiet

2015-03-23
Interaction designer Ambra Trotto, Umeå School of Architecture, Sweden, is the leader of a new project - Community SOS - which aims to create an integrated platform to connect people in need of help and volunteers during a natural disaster. On March ...

Where are the hotspots of plant diversity along boreal streams?

2015-03-19
The patterns of plant species diversity along Swedish boreal streams are closely linked to flow of surface and sub-surface water. The linkages between vegetation and hydrology are tight, and according to Lenka Kuglerová they are threatened by poorly ...

Solar Eclipse of 2015 can be seen at Umevatoriet

2015-03-18
During the morning of Friday 20 March, a partial solar eclipse will take place over northern Sweden. The public will have the chance to experience this rare phenomenon at the Umevatoriet space observatory and planetarium.

Neither more food nor better food – still fish biomass increases

2015-03-11
To increase the biomass of fish, contemporary ecological theory predicts that either the amount of food or the quality of the food has to increase. In a recent experiment, researchers at Umeå University doubled the fish biomass under identical food s...

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