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Sweeping Parts Of Southern Seas Could Become A Nature Preserve

The area of ocean set aside as a nature preserve could double or triple in the coming days, depending on the outcome of a meeting in Germany. Representatives from 24 countries and the European Union are considering setting aside large portions of ocean around Antarctica as a protected area. And the …

UK's nuclear clean-up programme to cost billions more than expected

The public body charged with overseeing the dismantling of Britain's network of atomic power and research stations will reveal on Monday that its …

Nicaragua cloud forest 'under siege' by illegal loggers

<b>A famed rainforest in Nicaragua is under growing threat from illegal loggers, say indigenous leaders.</b><p>The Bosawas Biosphere Reserve is Central America's largest tropical forest with clouds constantly drifting over the hilly terrain.<p>But the Mayangna and Miskito people who live there say 30,000 …

Solar Impulse plane lands in Phoenix

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Belgian pupils on saving energy: communal living, more sport and less TV – video

Christine, a teacher at the Institut Sainte-Anne in Florenville, Belgium, asked her pupils to record their thoughts about energy as part of their …

Chicago's Green Mile

Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising characterization considering it was once one of the grittiest industrial thoroughfares in the city. Now, it acts as a valuable learning and teaching tool about how streetscapes can play …

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Greenpeace trying to shed light on ‘realities of Arctic drilling’

Greenpeace, the activist environmental group opposed to Arctic drilling, launched a secure whistleblower website Wednesday – seeking to entice oil company workers to report dangerous practices in the race to extract vast resources from a pristine and fragile region.<p>"We're trying to shed as much …

Beijing Residents Can't Escape Dismal Air Pollution

Snail fossils show when Earth turned icy - Futurity

U. MICHIGAN (US) — Fossil snail shells offer new clues to an abrupt climate shift …

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Oceans may explain slowdown in climate change: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air, scientists said after unveiling new research showing that oceans have helped mitigate the effects of warming since 2000.<p>The tide comes in as the sun sets on …

US carbon emissions hit lowest point since Nirvana was top of the charts

US carbon emissions from energy production last year hit the lowest levels since 1994, according to a report today from the federal Energy Information Administration:<p>Carbon emissions have now declined every year since 2007 save for 2010. The start of that period coincides, of course, with the great …

Study Shows Why Global Warming is Adding Ice to the Antarctic

Even though the planet is warming, the sea ice around Antarctica is expanding in the winter. This paradox has stumped scientists, who have struggled …

Climate Change Chatter, April 5

Clear signals about climate change appear in the science literature, but from the White House the signals seemed mixed.<p>Lonnie Thompson of Ohio State University and co-authors wrote in a paper published this week in the online version of the journal <i>Science</i>: "Radiocarbon dates on wetland plants …

Newark Students Recreate Van Gogh's Starry Night Using 5,000 Bottle Caps

Students at South Street Elementary School in Newark, New Jersey are both artists and conservationists. After collecting over 5,000 bottle caps in …

Eqo Optics Recycles Unwanted Skateboards Into Off-the-Hook Sunglasses

Eqo Optics is a small, Colorado-based outfit that transforms battered and broken skateboards into off-the-hook sunglasses. Handmade and finished in …

China’s fishing numbers don’t add up, UBC researcher says

With a fleet of more than 3,000 vessels roaming the world's oceans, China has long played a significant role in global fisheries.<p>But the impact of that wasn't known until Daniel Pauly at the University of British Columbia's Fisheries Centre used a statistical technique known as the Monte Carlo …

A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms

By the time today's K-12 students grow up, the challenges posed by climate change are expected to be severe and sweeping. Now, for the first time, new nationwide science standards due out soon will recommend that U.S. public school students learn about the climatic shift taking place.<p>Mark McCaffrey …

EPA: More than half of U.S. rivers unsuitable for aquatic life

WASHINGTON — Fifty-five percent of U.S. river and stream lengths were in poor condition for aquatic life, largely under threat from runoff contaminated by fertilizers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday.<p>High levels of phosphorus and nitrogen, runoff from urban areas, shrinking …

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World's Oceans

19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans. …

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Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

How do you preserve fruits and vegetables after harvest? Generally, you need cold temperatures. But what if there...<p>If you're feeling overwhelmed in …