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Salmon Farming Gets Leaner and Greener

Aquaculture improves its environmental footprint.<p>Demand for salmon is soaring and is driving expansion of aquaculture—fish farming. For years, environmentalists advised conscientious consumers to avoid farmed salmon, but that's starting to change, thanks to an evolving industry.<p>Rich in protein and …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

This Video Will Make You See The Earth In A Whole New Way

This video below, originally created by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, highlights many aspects of the Earth's complexity.<p>It shows the vast scale of the sun's influence on the Earth, from the flowing particles of the solar wind and the fury of coronal mass ejections to the winds and …

The world's 10 oldest living trees

Methuselah<p>Until 2013, Methuselah, an ancient bristlecone pine was the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. While Methuselah still stands as of …

Goodbye Great Barrier Reef, Hello Dredge Dumping

Last Friday Australia gave an Indian resources conglomerate the thumbs up to dredge out the world's largest coal port at Abbot Point, right on the reef; effectively signing the death warrant on one of the country's most prized natural attractions.<p>From 1 July this year, we'll start to see Country of …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by The Gecko Project and Mongabay 21 June 2018<p>In July last year, Abdon Nababan, one of Indonesia’s most prominent activists, announced his intention …

California drought could force key water system to cut deliveries

Officials Friday said that for the first time ever, the State Water Project that helps supply a majority of Californians may be unable to make any deliveries except to maintain public health and safety.<p>The prospect of no deliveries from one of the state's key water systems underscores the depth of …

State Department: Keystone XL Would Not Worsen Warming

The Keystone XL oil pipeline proposal cleared a significant hurdle Friday. The State Department concluded the project would not significantly worsen the problem of climate change. The decision has angered environmentalists, who don't want the project to go through.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>The …