Environment and Sustainability

Article release

Study examines methane emissions reduction from oil and gas in North America


Atmospheric methane concentrations continue to increase globally, despite a pledge in 2016 from the leaders of the United States, Canada, and Mexico to reduce methane emissions from each country’s oil and gas sector. Additionally, the trilateral methane pledge faces more challenges as the Trump Administration seeks to reverse federal methane research and control efforts.

Book publication announcement

New and expanded edition of highly acclaimed laboratory animal program management book is now available


CRC Press is pleased to announce that the new edition of Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing, Second Edition, by Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton is now available. It has more than doubled the number of chapters in the original volume to present a more comprehensive overview of the current breadth and depth of the field with applicability to an international audience.

Open Access Article release

Remote sensing technologies key to the future of the oil palm industry


Remote sensing technologies, using satellite and aerial data, could revolutionise the management of the oil palm industry, bringing both business and environmental benefits, say environmental experts writing in the journal Geo-spatial Information Science. Yet much greater collaboration between industry and academia is needed to achieve the true potential of these technologies.