Sort By:
Date Title Views Comments Random
Sort Ascending
View As:

Category Science

Indonesia declares protected zone to save coral reefs

201 0

Indonesia declares protected zone to save coral reefs

201 0

NUSA PENIDA, Indonesia — Indonesia on Sunday declared the coral-rich waters around Bali -- a popular scuba diving spot which is home to the giant Mola-Mola ocean sunfish -- a protected zone. The 20,000-hectare (49,...

UA Air Force Performs First ‘Green’ Flyover At Phillies Home Opener

214 0

UA Air Force Performs First ‘Green’ Flyover At Phillies Home Opener

214 0

The sellout crowd that turned out Friday to watch the Phillies win their home opener against the Houston Astros in Philadelphia was treated to a pre-game glimpse into the future. No, not another National League E...

Phone Recycler Ready for Massive Verizon iPhone Switch

261 0

Phone Recycler Ready for Massive Verizon iPhone Switch

261 0

After months of speculation, the coveted iPhone 4 is now available through Verizon. Market observers believe that Verizon could sell as many as 25 million of these gadgets in 2011 alone, as almost one-third of the...

London to become ‘electric car capital’

427 0

London to become ‘electric car capital’

427 0

Mayor Boris Johnson has announced he wants London to become the “electric driving capital of the world.” The London Mayor was speaking at the launch of the first city-wide electric vehicle charging network, provi...

Sierra Leone creates rainforest park

283 0

Sierra Leone creates rainforest park

283 0

Sierra Leone, one of Africa's poorest countries, today announced the establishment of Gola Rainforest National Park (GRNP), an area of forest home to chimpanzees, a key population of pygmy hippo, and hundreds of b...

European forests protection backed by a legally binding agreement

324 0

European forests protection backed by a legally binding agreement

324 0

Delegates from 46 different nations have come together and signed a legally binding agreement on forest management. Forest ministers from across Europe have gathered for a three day summit - the sixth Forest Europe...

Salmond claims 100% green electricity in Scotland ‘achievable’ by 2025

378 0

Salmond claims 100% green electricity in Scotland ‘achievable’ by 2025

378 0

First minister Alex Salmond at the Scottish Low Carbon Investment conference says that Scotland could theoretically generate all its electricity from renewable sources by 2025

Students celebrate success with cost effective tracking device for pets and possessions

427 0

Students celebrate success with cost effective tracking device for pets and possessions

427 0

Two university students have won a national competition, after founding a company which aims to reduce the cost of keeping track of pets and treasured possessions. Baran Ceylan and Matt Manders created the RECol...

Cheap and quick green roofs

210 0

Cheap and quick green roofs

210 0

Rooftop rain gardens are relatively inexpensive and can hold large amounts of water. And if the authorities accept a recommendation by an expert panel on floods to mandate that all buildings have these green roofs, ...

Floating city for startups makes waves among entrepreneurs

275 0

Floating city for startups makes waves among entrepreneurs

275 0

Blueseed, the startup ship that will bring Silicon Valley to the open waters, is quickly gaining steam among entrepreneurs. The company recently released a report announcing that it already has 133 startup firms inter...

First vertical farm to boost supply of local greens

291 0

First vertical farm to boost supply of local greens

291 0

Land-scarce Singapore has its first vertical farm on a plot of land in Lim Chu Kang the size of about five football fields. Vegetables – Chinese cabbage, nai bai and xiao bai cai – grow on 120 towers and th...

Maple Syrup — It’s Good For You

250 0

Maple Syrup — It’s Good For You

250 0

Researchers have identified compounds in maple syrup with similar anti-inflammatory or anti-oxidant properties as blueberries, green tea and other "superfoods." "In our laboratory research we found that several o...

Electric Garbage Trucks Hit The Paris Streets

302 0

Electric Garbage Trucks Hit The Paris Streets

302 0

The City of Lights will be home to the first fleet of fully-electric garbage trucks. Created through a collaboration between Dow Kokam and PVI, the electric fleet will boast an advanced lithium polymer battery system...

University scientist Dr Huw Taylor helps fight cholera epidemic in Haiti

274 0

University scientist Dr Huw Taylor helps fight cholera epidemic in Haiti

274 0

A University of Brighton scientist is helping fight a cholera epidemic among thousands of earthquake victims in Haiti. Dr Huw Taylor saw the suffering first-hand during a recent visit to the Caribbean island, and...

Left alive and wild, a single shark worth $1.9 million

343 0

Left alive and wild, a single shark worth $1.9 million

343 0

For the Pacific island nation of Palau, sharks are worth much more alive than dead. A new study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has found that one reef shark during its full life is worth $1.9 ...

Crime chiefs agree to get tough on illegal tiger trade

217 0

Crime chiefs agree to get tough on illegal tiger trade

217 0

Crime chiefs from countries with populations of wild tigers have agreed to work together in order to combat the illegal trade in the big cats. Heads of police and customs from 13 nations agreed to tighten controls...

Germany sells vision for ‘green toys’ to world

264 0

Germany sells vision for ‘green toys’ to world

264 0

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) - The hottest 'green' toy in Germany isn't made of organic or recycled materials. That's so 2010. This one has a solar panel and only runs if kids remember to insert bright red 'energy stone...

‘People’s watchdog’ touted to keep UK green

330 0

‘People’s watchdog’ touted to keep UK green

330 0

Sustainability experts are planning to set up a "people's watchdog" on green government when the spending axe falls on the official body next month. The proposal was aired on Tuesday at a meeting of the Sustainable...

US to make ‘wild’ public land eligible for protection

270 0

US to make ‘wild’ public land eligible for protection

270 0

The US is to make millions of acres of public land eligible for wilderness protection, officials have said. The order reverses former President George W Bush's policy forbidding the government from doing so. Int...

Last Cold War-era B53 nuclear bomb dismantled in Texas

272 0

Last Cold War-era B53 nuclear bomb dismantled in Texas

272 0

The last of America's most powerful Cold War-era nuclear bombs - the B53 - has been dismantled in Texas. Experts have separated around 300lb (136kg) of high explosives from the bomb's uranium "pit". Weighing 10,00...