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Seventeen critically endangered juvenile Siamese crocodiles were just released into an area of protected wetland in Lao PDR by the Wildlife Conservation Society, according to recent reports.
It may not be something that you’ve ever given any thought to, but there are literally thousands of fishing traps that are lost or simply abandoned every year in US waters — what happens to these traps after being abandoned?
Most people may not think about plants or bacteria or fungi as being forms of life that carry on conversations with each other, but, in fact, that’s exactly what they’re doing nearly all of the time.
If you have concerns about climate, or even if you don’t, set aside a day in September for learning and another 24 hours within the next year for doing.
You probably can’t go more than five minutes on any social media platform without seeing videos of people doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been a massively successful fundraising vehicle for the organizations working to find treatments for those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Weather and climate are similar but different. For the most part, they are very distinct phenomena. Below, we talk about the weather first, and then delve into the climate.
Or do you? It’s time to pay attention to climate change now—as if it wasn’t back in 1800, when our current problems started.
Most cars and trucks these days run on gas and diesel, and while electric vehicle and alternate fuel technologies are rapidly advancing and may someday play a major part in our transportation infrastructure, for the most part, we’re all at the mercy of the oil companies that monopolize our fuel options.
[Originally published at Inspired Economist] Little is known about the mechanisms through which ecosystem conservation programs affect poverty, but scholars are now accumulating evidence about the effects of environmental programs on social outcomes.
Would you like to chase satellites, print out custom sky charts whenever you wish, and locate real-time iridium flares without a telescope or binoculars?
California solar power plants recently hit a new electricity output record for electricity from utility-scale solar power plants.
A couple of Via Motors employees decided to have a little fun and see how the two compared on a long commute.
This post originally appeared on Healthfooddaily.com. This interview about the potential health benefits of eating almonds is with Dr. Sujatha Rajaram who worked on the following study: “Serum lipid response to the graduated enrichment of a Step I diet with almonds: a randomized feeding trial.” 1.Your study conclusion is that including almonds in the diet could reduce the ‘bad’ cholesterol or that ones that are not High-density and therefore can improve the lipid (fat) profile in the blood.
Suntech was the largest solar module manufacturer in the world for years, then a combination of some illegal moves and a harsh financial environment for solar module manufacturers crushed the company, leading it to bankruptcy.
Here’s one of the funniest ways to tell world time that I have ever seen. I call it “Dial-a-Time,” although that’s not the official name for it.
Originally Published in the ECOreport Image taken from the Video of Mount Polley Mine Trailings Pond Breach – Courtesy Cariboo Regional District Questions arising from the Mount Polley tailings pond breach: Is BC’s Liberal government in the pockets of industry?
The highly prolific Perseids meteor shower will be reaching its for peak for the year tonight, on August 12 2014 (early morning hours of August 13 2014).
If you haven’t seen the origami robot yet, you’re in for a fantastic surprise! Evoking the potential of an ancient and wonderful Japanese art, these crawling robots can self-assemble from flat-pack designs and autonomously perform.
West Africa may even reach 1,000 deaths from Ebola this weekend. That’s just a guess, but not a bad guess, considering the Olympic record of this hemorrhagic virus.