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Seagrasses clean up polluted waters

... Now scientists have discovered that the sea may have its own solution in the shape of seagrasses, which come with their own inbuilt water cleansing system. Drew Harvell, from ...

Fresian (Holstein) Cows

The road to lab-grown meat

... industry is that the average westerner eats about their own body weight in meat every year; and although some people ... this up as a new form of meat eating? Mark -   From my own experience, it was a very alien concept to me but to be ...

Competing sperm

Climate change killing sperm

... sensitive to environmental temperature change because our own core body temperature will change as the external thermal ... could have relevance for a lot of species including our own. Matt Gage, University of East Anglia How heatwaves are ...

Climate Change Protest

Climate change: power to the people

... really question all our assumptions that we have about our own power, our own possibilities for influencing the future. Professor Karen ...

Ships in harbour

Can shipping get greener?

... motivation, what's the encouragement for the people that own ships, the people that run ships to actually do any of ... But one of the problems is that people don't typically own a ship for 25 years and then scrap it at the end. People ...

How To Be A Wildlife Photographer

... front of you. If you are unable to leave nature to do its own thing then you have no right to be there. This may sound ... the wildlife photographer. Sadly, this war is of our own doing. Climate change (yes, I know now don't drop off to ...

Electricity

Powerful vibrations

... of cars driving past.  Plus, Dave Ansell tests his very own piezo-electric crystal he made at home! Sohini -   So, ...

Ebola viruses

Why we ignored Ebola...

... no longer just an African problem. The West has had its own wake-up call this week as the US and Spain, countries ...

A polluted city

Reducing air pollution begins at home, say scientists

... people do not take responsibility for the impact of their own behaviour. By making changes at home, people can make a ...

Ebola viruses

Climate change may worsen Ebola

... more isolationist and trying to deal with problems on our own. We definitely see, in that more isolationist scenario, ...

Empathy Tree Hugger

Using empathy to combat climate change

... action.  So, at the same times as we need to insulate our own homes, we do have to get out onto the streets and make ...

A free-range chicken on a farm

Turning food waste into animal feed

... these products come from unsustainable sources with their own set of environmental impacts. To produce synthetic, or ...

Smog over Santiago in Chile. This can be caused by nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere.

Nitrogen - The Bad Guy of Global Warming

... globe, do we really want to stop artificially creating our own useful nitrogen compounds? Why would we want to go back ...

PACKAGE

The carbon cost of home delivery

... That's why Nimber is not going to have any cars of our own; our mission is to use existing capacity.’ Nimber ...

WATER-DRINK

Water shortages set to strike England within decades

... a great plan yet. Each of the water companies do their own plan, but that doesn't necessarily take into account ...

The fossil fuels we can't touch

... However, if countries such as the UK decide to develop its own shale gas resources, it has to be aware that as a result, ...

The buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) visiting Globe thistle. By Penny Firth.

Power to the Pollinators - Planet Earth Online

... best. Simon -   Yeah, so, the first question is on their own how well do they do?  And the second question is; if we ...

A wind farm.

A green recovery for the UK?

... have about how lifestyles will change alongside this. My own view is that we don't need to be scared of any of that, ...

The Windpump at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire. This windpump is the only working wooded windpump in the Fens.

Carbon Storage in Peat - Planet Earth Online

... and control their carbon emissions which is in their own interest and it is one of the motivations why this farm ...

Searching the internet on a laptop

Climate change: fighting fake news

... like that. They don’t like to think in terms of  their own lives as causing the problem, and whenever you know that ...

Losing Nemo - How Acid Oceans Deafen Fish

... communicate, to detect and avoid predators, to find their own shoal mates, and also to detect potential prey items.  ...

A color-enhanced version of an aerial photograph of Stratocumulus perlucidus clouds; taken from the rear seat of a Northwest Airlines Airbus A320 flying over the midwestern United States, en route from Los Angeles, CA to Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

Climate Engineering

... is a fear that someone could decide to do this on their own and it would affect the whole Earth.  But hopefully, ...