Environment

Revealing the Role of Microbes in Controlling Contaminants 0 commentsEnvironment

Revealing the Role of Microbes in Controlling Contaminants

April 3, 2015 at 10:53 am

In Rifle, Colorado, Berkeley Lab earth scientist, Kenneth Hurst Williams, highlights the role subsurface microbial communities can play in controlling the flow of contaminants in […]

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What Do Healthy Ecosystems Sound Like? 0 commentsEnvironment

What Do Healthy Ecosystems Sound Like?

April 3, 2015 at 10:41 am

What can sound tell us about the health of an ecosystem?

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The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic 0 commentsEnvironment

The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic

March 30, 2015 at 10:20 am

This week, the truth about “biodegradable plastic,” and new insights into how global warming might eventually make winters colder.

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What Happens If The Bees Die? 0 commentsEnvironment

What Happens If The Bees Die?

March 25, 2015 at 9:33 am

Will we go extinct if the bees all die?

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Foam ‘Packing Peanuts’ are the Key to Fast Charging Batteries 0 commentsEngineering

Foam ‘Packing Peanuts’ are the Key to Fast Charging Batteries

March 24, 2015 at 9:31 am

Purdue University researchers heated up packing peanuts and turned them into carbon microsheets.

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How China’s Pollution Hurts Other Countries 0 commentsEnvironment

How China’s Pollution Hurts Other Countries

March 17, 2015 at 9:14 am

China’s pollution is so bad that it’s affecting every country on Earth! How do countries affect each other?

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Arctic Ice Conceals Algae Forests 0 commentsEnvironment

Arctic Ice Conceals Algae Forests

February 23, 2015 at 9:25 am

Antje Boetius is watching Arctic ecosystems transform at an alarming rate, using every tool at her disposal in a bid to keep track of it […]

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NASA | Megadroughts Projected for American West 0 commentsEnvironment

NASA | Megadroughts Projected for American West

February 18, 2015 at 9:24 am

NASA scientists used tree rings to understand past droughts and climate models incorporating soil moisture data to estimate future drought risk in the 21st century.

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13 Misconceptions About Global Warming 0 commentsEnvironment

13 Misconceptions About Global Warming

February 9, 2015 at 9:07 am

Common misconceptions about climate change.

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Why Can’t You Throw Away Batteries? 0 commentsEnvironment

Why Can’t You Throw Away Batteries?

February 3, 2015 at 10:33 am

You should never throw away dead batteries, and this is why!

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Road Salt Is Worse Than You Think! 0 commentsEnvironment

Road Salt Is Worse Than You Think!

February 2, 2015 at 9:41 am

We use road salt to melt ice after a snowstorm, but is it bad for the environment?

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How Whales Change Climate

January 26, 2015 at 10:32 am

This video was produced as a gift to humanity by Sustainable Human (sustainablehuman.me).

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Another Way Humans Are Causing Earthquakes

January 22, 2015 at 12:03 pm

By now, many of us know that fracking can trigger earthquakes. So why are people continuing to pump gases into the ground?

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Recycle Electronics Responsibly

January 6, 2015 at 9:34 am

Before you throw away your old devices, consider recycling the valuable materials inside them. It’s an easy way to reduce your environmental footprint and maybe […]

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Car Park Solution for Flexible Green Energy

November 24, 2014 at 11:51 am

A British solar power start-up says that by covering millions of existing car park spaces around the UK with flexible solar panels, the country’s power […]

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