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Green Environment Tue Nov 21 2017 14:45:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- You wouldn't have felt it, but sometimes the Earth's rotation slows down. Sure, the fluctuations are minute - maybe a millisecond here or there. But two geophysicists think there could be more destructive quakes next year because of the phenomenon. T
According to scientistsat the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, sperm counts among men in the west have more than halved in the past 40 years and are currently falling by an average of 1.4% a year. Source:The infertility crisis is beyond doubt. Now sci
The Tree of Life just got bigger. University of Queensland scientists found thousands of organisms that don't into any known phylum. They acquired 7,280 bacterial genomes and 623 archaeal genomes, raising the number of known genomes by nearly 10 perc
Carbon sequestration, or removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it long-term, could help us fight climate change. It's a complex chemical reaction, but a team of six scientists led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
A team of researchers from Finland might have solved world hunger. The scientists just produced a single-cell protein from electricity and carbon dioxide, and it can be further developed for use as food or animal feed. Renewable energy sources such a
Around 35,000 brave runners registered for the race after more than a week of hazardous pollution levels. Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images Source: The GuardianAround 35,000 brave runners registered for the race after more than a week of ha
Although 97 percent of scientists agree that climate change is a real threat, the Trump administration maintains that global warming is a hoax - and it's gutting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under administrator Scott Pruitt the EPA has
Tenerife in particular is awash with visitors at this time of year but some of those having a dip in the Atlantic ocean have come out scratching themselves after brushing up against the tiny algae. Source:The GuardianTenerife in particular is awash w
Overuse of antibiotics in animals is contributing to growing drug resistance in humans with serious health implications, says global health body Source: The GuardianOveruse of antibiotics in animals is contributing to growing drug resistance in human
The quest for the best battery is of vital importance as the world transitions to renewable energy. Now a Stanford University-led team has designed what they think might offer a cheaper alternative to lithium - a sodium-based battery. While it's not
Concentrated solar power facilities are often large, sprawling across desert landscapes or the futuristic California of Blade Runner 2049. But smaller plants could offer a clean energy option for villages - if researchers could boost receiver efficie
Will our lifestyle lead to our extinction? New findings from an international team of eight researchers indicated sperm counts in men from North America, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe may have halved in under 40 years. Lead author epidemiologist
World-renowned architect, Shigeru Ban, is taking his talents to those who need it most. Working in collaboration with UN-Habitat, the UN agency that focuses on sustainable development, the 2014 Pritzker Prize recipient designed a prototype for some 2
There are certain climate change-related factors that we can, with great confidence, say worsened the flooding. Source:The GuardianThere are certain climate change-related factors that we can, with great confidence, say worsened the flooding. Source:
Report reveals large gap between government pledges and the reductions needed to prevent dangerous global warming Source: The GuardianReport reveals large gap between government pledges and the reductions needed to prevent dangerous global warming So
Wind energy already yields four percent of Earth's power, but five researchers at French institutions recently drew inspiration from nature to make wind turbines even better. Inspired by creatures like dragonflies, they found flexible blades on wind
Digital design and fabrication techniques allowed researchers in Switzerland to create a curvy, super thin concrete roof that will one day help a residential unit produce more power than it consumes. Using the innovative methods, the researchers asse
Sea level risehas already ensured that floods are becoming common, not freak weather extremes; its guaranteeing that hurricanes and their associated storm surges are just getting that much more powerful. Source:IFLSCIENCESea level risehas already ens
It's exciting to see that more and more people are opting to make their Thanksgivings cruelty-free, and there are a lot of tasty turkey alternatives on the market now for us vegetarians and vegans to choose from. But if you're tired of Tofurky and wa
The US governments withdrawal from dealing with, or even acknowledging, climate change may have provoked widespread opprobrium, but for Alaskan communities at risk of toppling into the sea, the risks are rather more personal. Source:The Guardian &amp
Over the last two decades, scientists have found that warmer temperatures are quietly spoiling the mood, making it harder for plants and animals to reproduce. Source:BBCOver the last two decades, scientists have found that warmer temperatures are qui
Get ready for cuteness overload. Researchers recently filmed sand cat kittens in the Moroccan Sahara, and they're crazy adorable. The team thinks this could be the very first time scientists "documented wild sand cat kittens in their African range."[
A recent study published inNatureoutlines research by a team of Yale University and University of Southhampton scientists. The team found evidence that Arctic ice loss is potentially negatively impacting the planet’s largest ocean circulati
Scientists have discovered the location of the universe's missing matter, the other half of ordinary matter that could not be previously observed but which scientists knew to exist. Two independent teams of astronomers, one atthe Institute of Space A
Common chemical additives found in sunscreens, food packaging, toothpaste and toys can harm sperm and may affect the fertility of some couples, scientists say. Source: Sperms’ swimming and navigational skills disrupted by common chemicalsCo
Tesla's Solar Roof could be seen on more homes as the company plans to increase production in 2018. They said in a letter to shareholders they'll be moving production from their Fremont, California factory to the Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, New York. A
This summer, scientists in California are releasing 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to shrink the population of mosquitoes that can carry diseases…. Source:To Shrink Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million MosquitoesThis
Tesla CEO Elon Musk whose company makes electric cars and has a newsolar roof panel division reminded more than 30 state governors at the National Governors Association meeting this weekend exactly how much real-estate is needed to make sure America
Resources to catch smugglers are also stretched at American ports and airports. And the situation could deteriorate further the Trump administration hasrequestedthat the FWS budget be cut next year, resulting in more than 300 staff losing their jobs.
In the three-and-a-half years since the state began allowing adults to purchase marijuana for recreational use, cannabis has contributed more than half a billion dollars in tax revenue to both state and local coffers. Source:Colorados Marijuana Tax R
Geologists are drilling one of Asia’s deepest boreholes to unlock the mysteries of earthquakes. Source:Why is India drilling deep into an earthquake hotspot? Geologists are drilling one of Asia’s deepest boreholes to unlock the my
Hurricane Maria has left swaths of Puerto Rico without power - and millions of people could have to go without electricity for months. The storm's devastation has stirred new interest in obtaining more energy from clean sources like solar or wind. En
It’s been more than 30 years since the Des Plaines River hit the flood stages that it reachedFriday, setting records with flood stages from 12 to more than 16 feet in several cities in northeastern Illinois far above the flood stage of 7 fe
These rarely prosecuted murders are being documented in more countries than ever before24 countries this year compared to 16 in 2015. Source:200 Environmentalists Were Murdered Last YearThese rarely prosecuted murders are being documented in more cou
Warren Buffett on Monday donated roughly $3.17 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, his largest contribution in a more than decade-long plan to give away his fortune. Source
UN warns that drastic action is needed to meet climate targets set in the Paris agreement Source: The GuardianUN warns that drastic action is needed to meet climate targets set in the Paris agreement Source: The Guardian
Pterosaurs roamed the skies long ago as the first animals to evolve powered flight after insects - and in the Gobi Desert, scientists recently found the remains of one that could have been nearly as big as a small aircraft. The massive pterosaur live
Ever wondered what the future of food looks like? IKEAs SPACE10 lab believes food production will be smarter and more efficient, and theyre going to show us how with their LOKAL pop up in Shoreditch. Set to launch during the London Design Festival ne
Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism was virtually nonexistent. Now its an epidemic and some scientists think a class of everyday chemicals might be to blame. Source: The Mystery of the Wasting House-Cats Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism wa
There's more to these chairs and table than you might expect. New brand Pentatonic makes modular furniture out of trash, but their commitment goes beyond simply recycling. [...] There’s more to these chairs and table than you might expect.
Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinns massive new sculpture, ‘Support,’ is a stark warning on the impact of rising sea levels. Source: Giant Hands Emerge From a Venice Canal to Raise Climate Change AwarenessItalian sculptor Lorenzo Quin
It doesn't get much more local than this. In Davenport, Iowa, Hy-Vee grocery store commissioned Friday's Fresh Market (FFM) to install and maintain two eight-tower Grow Walls, or hydroponic vertical gardens, on the outside of their store - which they
There's more to oranges than juice! Back in the 1990's, two ecologists suggested orange juice manufacturer Del Oro donate some of their land near a national park in Costa Rica; in exchange, they'd be able to deposit agricultural waste for free on deg
A new study from NASA's Jet Propulsion unit has determined that the threat of a supervolcanic eruption to life on Earth may be more pressing than any interstellar collisions. An eruption of a supervolcano, like that found in Yellowstone National Park
When we think of drones, most of us picture the selfie-taking, novelty video-making robots buzzing around tourist spots. But for one group of villagers in Myanmar, drones are providing a much more important service: an Irish startup is using them to
We may be one step closer to finding a second home for humans, thanks to research conducted by an international team of astronomers. By observing wobbles in Tau Ceti, a sun-like star 12 light years away, scientists discovered that four Earth-sized st
Thanks to the popularity of tiny home living, flexible furniture is more popular than ever. However, one inventive company is taking it one trippy step forward by adding microscopic art into the mix. Designed by Italian firm Art Is Therapy, the Micro
A few months ago, scientists found a new garbage patch in the Arctic ocean. And now, another pocket of plastics, human trash, and chemical waste has been discovered in a newly-explored region of the Pacific Ocean. Like its cousin the Great Pacific Ga
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