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Tree to Be

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Tree to Be

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We are sharing here a film from the organisation Tree to Be.org. Tree to Be Trees Restore Climate Science shows we can all make 100 times more difference on climate regulation than previously – and in much less t...

New software FLIGHT could improve aeroplanes’ impact on environment

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New software FLIGHT could improve aeroplanes’ impact on environment

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Aeroplanes could be far better for the environment, create less noise and be safer for passengers thanks to the development of new software. The programme FLIGHT, developed by a University of Manchester academic,...

California says yes to molten solar

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California says yes to molten solar

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The California Energy Commission has approved a permit for SolarReserve to build a 150-megawatt solar plant that uses molten salt to store energy, the company announced Wednesday. The Santa Monica, Calif.-...

Bamboo Bike “BamBike” Strives To Make Philippines Less Polluted

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Bamboo Bike “BamBike” Strives To Make Philippines Less Polluted

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How can you make a green form of transportation even greener? Bryan McClelland may have the answer: bamboo bikes. McClelland has created the BamBike, a bicycle made out of bamboo. The bicycles are made in Manila, P...

Trauma Center Treats Sea Turtles

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Trauma Center Treats Sea Turtles

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This month, on beaches up and down the U.S. East Coast, tens of thousands of newly-hatched loggerhead sea turtles are emerging from the sand and crawling into the Atlantic. Very few of these baby turtles will survi...

Turning Saltwater From Earth and Sea Into Water Fit to Drink

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Turning Saltwater From Earth and Sea Into Water Fit to Drink

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SAN ANTONIO — Drilling rigs in the midst of cow pastures are hardly a novelty for Texans. But on a warm May day at a site about 30 miles south of San Antonio, a rig was not trying to reach oil or fresh water, but rath...

UK study looks to serve cows and sheep burp-free fodder

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UK study looks to serve cows and sheep burp-free fodder

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UK scientists have been looking at how changes to the diet of cows and sheep could help reduce the animals' greenhouse gas emissions. The study suggested that certain feedstocks, in proportion to milk or meat yiel...

NASA Investigates Chicken Fat As Eco-Friendly Jet Fuel

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NASA Investigates Chicken Fat As Eco-Friendly Jet Fuel

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It reads like a plot line from one of the National Lampoon movies... "A team of uber nerds set out on cross-country road trip in an RV nicknamed after an urban assault vehicle, hell bent on convincing the governm...

China Unveils Fuel Cell Powered Bullet Train

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China Unveils Fuel Cell Powered Bullet Train

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China's newest transportation venture demonstrates yet another energy source for mass-transit solutions. Developed through a partnership of the China North Vehicle Yongji Electric Motor Corporation and the Southwest...

Brazil Seeks Ban On Monsanto Herbicide Due To Alarming Toxicity Risks

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Brazil Seeks Ban On Monsanto Herbicide Due To Alarming Toxicity Risks

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Brazil wants to place a ban on Monsanto and get rid of genetically modified organisms. In a historic ruling March 13, Brazil’s Federal Appeal Court canceled its contract with biotechnology giant Bayer (read Setting th...

Electric Buses being tested around the world, pleasing passengers and the environment

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Electric Buses being tested around the world, pleasing passengers and the environment

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A large, 60-foot electric bus has been running for almost two weeks in Sao Paulo, Brazil where it has transported over 135,000 passengers since hitting the road. The bus joined the city’s already diverse fleet, which ...

BioLite Camp Stove – a clever little gadget!

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BioLite Camp Stove – a clever little gadget!

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After extensive user testing and field research, the BioLite team has redesigned the camp stove unit to be smaller, easier to light and more durable. The BioLite stove burns wood or other small combustible materials. ...

Fuel efficiency: US and car makers agree to new standard

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Fuel efficiency: US and car makers agree to new standard

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Major carmakers have agreed new fuel efficiency standards proposed by the Obama administration in an effort to end the dominance of gas guzzlers. They have agreed that by 2025, cars and light trucks sold in the ...

Giant Mushrooms Could Be Used To Repurpose Sewage!

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Giant Mushrooms Could Be Used To Repurpose Sewage!

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Downtown Los Angeles could soon be home to greener spaces thanks to the designers of Project Umbrella, the winning entry in the Los Angeles Cleantech Corridor and Green District Competition. The competition was des...

Six Top Ways to Plant Trees and help avert Climate Change

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Six Top Ways to Plant Trees and help avert Climate Change

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There are currently many issues for trees in the British Isles. The UK’s forest cover is currently at a disconcertingly low 12% compared to Spain’s 36% and well below the average for other European countries at the sa...

Fungus out! The frog resistance is here

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Fungus out! The frog resistance is here

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FROGS across Australia and the US may be recovering from a fungal disease that has devastated populations around the world. "It's happening across a number of species," says Michael Mahony at the University of Newc...

Jet Plane Takes Plant-Powered Flight Over Mexico

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Jet Plane Takes Plant-Powered Flight Over Mexico

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Green jet fuel made from the jatropha plant recently helped an Interjet Airbus A320-214 fly from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. UOP LLC, an Illinois-based subsidiary of Honeywell International, supplie...

Female scientist Natalia Avseenko dives into sea naked in Northern Russia to tame beluga whales

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Female scientist Natalia Avseenko dives into sea naked in Northern Russia to tame beluga whales

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Two whales have been tamed in the Arctic Circle, by  a female scientist who stripped off and went underwater naked. Thirty-six-year-old Natalia Avseenko braved sub-zero temperatures to reach the beluga whales in ...

Seattle’s New Park Will Be Nation’s First Food Forest

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Seattle’s New Park Will Be Nation’s First Food Forest

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Imagine yourself strolling through aisle after aisle of fragrant fruit trees and delicious-looking veggie bushes. The fruit is perfectly ripe, just begging to be picked. You reach out to grab one, but then think be...

Solar islands floated as clean energy source for crowded continents

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Solar islands floated as clean energy source for crowded continents

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There are no palm trees to be found on this sunny island, which could generate enough electricity for 30,000 people. Global consultancy and certification firm DNV has unveiled designs for floating solar arrays that...