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Can tech keep the world's bees buzzing?

<b>The plight of the honey bee is a major cause of concern for the world's scientists, environmentalists and the food industry, not to mention beekeepers.</b><p>Bees play a crucial role in the survival of many of the crops in our food chain - one in three mouthfuls of food depends on the pollinating insects, …

Why water war has broken out in India's Silicon Valley

<b>Violence has broken out in India's technology hub Bangalore in Karnataka state over a long-running dispute about water. Protesters are angry at a Supreme Court ruling ordering Karnataka to share water from the Cauvery river with neighbouring Tamil Nadu. TS Sudhir reports on the latest crisis.</b><p>On …

Renewable Energy Now Supplies Almost a Quarter of The World's Power Needs

Amazing!<p>Last year was an absolutely huge 12 months for renewable energy, with a new global status report on clean energy highlighting how 2015 was a …

Why Isn't Anyone Lobbying For Climate Change?

In a recent week in Washington, I took lobbying meetings with TechNet, the lumber industry and the property casualty insurance industry. Let me give you a glimpse inside these meetings, because they help explain why so little progress is being made in Congress on climate change.<p>TechNet represents …

Climate

Dubai Is Building the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by …

The Louvre's closure proves art cannot survive climate change

The flooding in Paris is a stark warning of the danger posed by climate change to everything human civilisation has achieved – no matter how priceless<p>One of the oldest human illusions is that culture is a conquest of, or an escape from, nature. It is an illusion we need to abandon fast.<p>We might …

Louvre

5 Netflix documentaries that change how you think about the future

1/<p>"Bottled Life: Nestlé's Business with Water"<p>Netflix<p>The business of bottled water is strange on its face: water is everywhere. Why should we have to …

Alzheimer's Disease

How To Travel The World With No Money

Travelling the world with no money sounds like a distant dream, an impossible dream. But it is possible, and you can do it responsibly without breaking bank.<p>It should be said that there are some expenses you shouldn't compromise on. For example, it would be stupid not to buy travel insurance and …

How Obama Is ‘Trump-Proofing’ His Climate Pact

While the GOP nominee-presumptive promises to dismantle the Paris accord, U.S. officials are rushing to secure it. And Trump’s energy czar is already hinting he may back down.<p>In a roomful of oil and gas executives in North Dakota late last month, Donald Trump reiterated his threat to “cancel” the …

Clean Technology

‘Which tree would you like to be?’: Biodegradable coffins could turn cemeteries into forests

Print<p>“Which tree would you like to be?”<p>That is the question being asked by Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel, who have created a …

Myeloid Leukemia

Who is Banksy and what is his real name? The man behind the myths and rumours

The anti-establishment artist has always kept his name and identity a closely guarded secret, but a Sunday newspaper investigation in 2008 "revealed" who they believe to be the Scarlet Pimpernel of modern art.<p>By remaining anonymous he has created an air of mystery which has helped him to become one …

Streetwear

87,000 NASA Images Show a Greening Arctic

The northern edge of North America is getting steadily greener. In the most detailed study so far of plant growth across Alaska and Canada, …

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524629189_84817b0ff5891e3e3ff4f8fef99fe124<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

Court To Hear Challenges To Ballot Question On Marijuana

<i>(Photo by Guillermo Legaria/AFP/Getty Images)</i><p>BOSTON (AP) — The state’s highest court is set to hear two challenges to a proposed ballot question to …

Greens want 'fair price' for solar power and access to grid for all

The Greens want to regulate the electricity system to ensure a “fair price” is paid for solar-generated electricity and ensure a “legal right” to connect to the grid by forcing energy companies to prove they cannot connect a consumer.<p>The Greens’ clean energy policy would put $192m for solar into …

Renewable Energy

The History of Buddhist Art

June 5, 2016<p>Gordana Sretenović. Teaching English and writing for a living. Obsessed with Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Desires to travel the world …

Hinduism

These 10 apps will enhance your hiking life | Adventure Sports Network

Hiking apps: They’re not just for tracking anymore. Photo: Courtesy of The Outbound<p>When you search for hiking apps, the top results always seem to be …

The universe is expanding faster than we thought

This week, astronomers working with the Hubble Space Telescope have determined that the universe is expanding faster than previously thought—between 5 and 9 percent faster, to be precise.<p>This new number comes after the scientists, led by Adam Reiss, who won the Nobel prize in 2011 for finding …

Protest and oil sheen on Columbia river follow Oregon train derailment

Townspeople rally to demand halt to shipping of volatile oil by rail Booms deployed on river to contain spill from unknown source<p>Environmental crews worked on Saturday to contain a sheen of oil that appeared in the Columbia river along the Washington-Oregon border after a Union Pacific train …

Oil & Gas Industry

Abstract Mountain Landscapes Photography

Mark Dorf est un artiste allemand qui allie la photographie avec les arts numériques pour imaginer des créations abstraites. Au sein de sa série</i> …

Photographie

Swiss Voters Reject 'Money for Nothing' Income Plan

Swiss voters rejected by a wide margin on Sunday a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone living in the wealthy country after …

Elon Musk cheers as Norway moves toward ban on petroleum-powered cars

Norway’s top political parties have reportedly reached a tentative deal that would ban the sale of new gasoline- and diesel-powered cars within the …

Forged letters mislead Utah residents about Native American land proposal

Interior secretary did not say land would ‘revert’ to US government, officials say, as flyers reject Navajos from ‘party’ for proposed Bears Ears national monument<p>Forged letters and flyers appearing at gas stations and post offices in tribal lands in Utah are spreading false information about a …

Forests

World Environment Day: Easy fixes to make your house eco-friendly

Conserving natural, non-renewable resources is no longer a subject for scholarly debates or armchair activism; it is a reality that 1.25 billion …