An Israeli company that specialises in mining sewage for recyclable materials, wants to take its technology overseas. Applied CleanTech says its technology recycles everything that's useful from sewage, while simultaneously reducing the amount of sludge left behind.
Reuters (Nov. 6, 2013) A team of university graduates in Chile has developed a potentially life-saving jacket to be worn by miners deep underground. Inspired by the rescue of more than 30 Chilean miners in 2010, the jacket ... watch video
CBC (Aug. 8, 2013) Lawyers for the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District made their first appearance in provincial court yesterday, after the federal government formally charged Metro Vancouver with ... watch video
AP (Nov. 20, 2013) Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on future Olympic sites such as the once-pristine Guanabara Bay and the ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Mar. 9, 2015) Waterways that will serve as a backdrop to the 2016 Olympics in Rio are still littered with trash and untreated sewage. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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AFP (Dec. 4, 2013) A coal rush that has drawn international miners to East Kalimantan province has ravaged the capital, Samarinda, which risks becoming one giant coal pit if mining expands any ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 24, 2014) Coal miners in the separatist east of Ukraine work to ensure there won't be electricity shortages during the coldest months of winter, but the country has declared a state of emergency in its ... watch video
Apr. 28, 2015 A powerful new model has been developed by a multidisciplinary team, described as a tool to help decision makers maximize the cost-effectiveness of barrier removal projects that also restore ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 The largest and longest Burmese python tracking study of its kind -- here or in its native range -- is providing researchers and resource managers new information that may help target control efforts ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 As well as being a beautiful species capable of changing its colour, shape and even gender, new research shows that parrotfish, commonly found on healthy coral reefs, can also play a pivotal role in ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 For reef-building corals, sponges do not make good neighbors. Aggressive competitors for space, sponges use toxins, mucus, shading, and smothering to kill adjacent coral colonies and then grow on ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 Climate change is a perennially controversial subject frequently splashed across mainstream headlines. However, what we see in the news is not always what the scientists at the front line of climate ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Teasing out how slow, silent earthquakes respond to tidal forces lets researchers calculate the friction inside the fault, which could help understand when and how the more hazardous earthquakes ... read more