TheStreet (Oct. 7, 2014) Cooler temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect the same harsh weather that chilled much of the nation last year. Low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 9, 2016) In Namibia's dry and harsh wild, the cheetah continues to be attacked by farmers and poachers alike. American Laurie Marker and her Cheetah Conservation Fund have been fighting to change that.
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AP (Feb. 24, 2014) California farmers are bulldozing orchards in response to a record drought that's led to drastic reductions in irrigation water. In the Central Valley farmers are ripping out thousands of acres of ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 4, 2014) A new app is helping farmers in Ghana increase their yield and get buyers for their maize, sorghum, cassava and other produce. mFarms, say those who introduced it, is not only about technololgy, but ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 27, 2015) NASA predicts sea levels will rise by 3 feet this century, minimum. It's the latest news that we may be too late to stop certain climate changes.
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Newsy (Nov. 8, 2015) A new report from the World Bank predicts 100 million more people will be living below the poverty line by 2030 due to impacts of climate change.
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Sep. 26, 2016 A team of scientists studying solar cells made from cadmium telluride, a promising alternative to silicon, has discovered that microscopic "fault lines" within and between ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Soil is a major carbon pool, whose impact on climate change is still not fully understood. According to a recent study, however, soil carbon stocks and could be modeled more accurately by factoring ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 If you chop a magnet in half, you end up with two smaller magnets. Both the original and the new magnets have “north” and “south” poles. But what if single north and south poles exist, just ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research. More than 60 per cent are listed as vulnerable, ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soup—every spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake’s inhabitants. Scientists have only ... read more
Sep. 22, 2016 As solar cells produce a greater proportion of total electric power, a fundamental limitation remains: the dark of night when solar cells go to sleep. Lithium-ion batteries ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 Snowy owls capture the imagination, but ornithologists know surprisingly little about how these birds of the far north fare during the harsh winters they endure. The researchers behind a new study ... read more
May 19, 2015 The Smart City is one of today's major hypes. Everything is to become more progressive, more efficient, cleaner. A lot of projects are working towards this goal. What is lacking, however, is a ... read more
May 16, 2014 A recent study provides information important to farmers growing oilseed crops. In the study, camelina and safflower were grown in three-year rotations with winter wheat and summer fallow. The study ... read more