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Vegetation can help prevent soil erosion due to wind
Dust from soil erosion due to wind can affect human health, traffic, and, on a larger scale, climate.  View News Article (2015-01-21)

River deep, mountain high - new study reveals clues to lifecycle of worlds iconic mountains
Scientists have discovered the reasons behind the lifespan of some of the world's iconic mountain ranges. View News Article (2013-06-27)

Agricultural soil erosion not contributing to global warming, study shows
Agricultural soil erosion is not a source of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, according to research published online in Science. View News Article (2007-10-26)

Geotimes: The impending coastal crisis
Coastlines are the most dynamic feature on the planet. In the March issue, Geotimes magazine looks into the risks of increased development along our coastlines and what that means for erosion, flooding and future development. View News Article (2008-03-13)

Root Beer May Be "Safest" Soft Drink for Teeth
Exposing teeth to soft drinks, even for a short period of time, causes dental erosion—and prolonged exposure can lead to significant enamel loss. Root beer products, however, are non-carbonated and do not contain the acids that harm teeth. View News Article (2007-03-21)

Scientist issues warning over UK's coastal development
A scientist at Royal Holloway, University of London has condemned some of the recent developments on the coastline of south-east England as inappropriate in terms of medium and long term coastal management, largely due to their location on a examples of unstable coastline. Dr Peter French, an expert on coastal erosion in the Department of Geography, says the developments are at odds with the... View News Article (2002-05-14)

Experts support call for new focus on soil management
Professor Mark Kibblewhite, Director of the recently launched National Soil Resources Institute, today strongly supported calls by the Environment Agency for a new focus on environmentally-friendly soil management practices. This comes after publication by the Agency of a report on Agriculture and Natural Resource Problems. NSRI is a department on Cranfield University’s Silsoe campus, and a... View News Article (2002-06-18)

Scorpions inspire scientists in making tougher surfaces for machinery
Taking inspiration from the yellow fattail scorpion, which uses a bionic shield to protect itself against scratches from desert sandstorms, scientists have developed a new way to protect the moving parts of machinery from wear and tear.  View News Article (2012-01-26)

Climate change speeds up gully erosion
The erosion of large natural channels by flowing water -- gully erosion -- can wreak havoc on fields, roads, and buildings.  View News Article (2016-02-26)

Study shows no-till's benefits for Pacific Northwest wheat growers
Wheat farmers in eastern Oregon and Washington who use no-till production systems can substantially stem soil erosion and enhance efforts to protect water quality, according to research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.  View News Article (2011-03-09)

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