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CO2 emissions to touch 35.6 bn tonnes in 2012

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Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are projected to rise by 2.6 percent by the end Continue reading “CO2 emissions to touch 35.6 bn tonnes in 2012” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, November 17th, 2012
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Airbus teams up with Chinese firm to make green fuel

Airbus has signed a deal with Chinese biofuel producer ENN to jointly explore an alternative fuel for the Continue reading “Airbus teams up with Chinese firm to make green fuel” »  More...

Snared cheetah recovered by a park ranger in Zambia. Image credit:Zambia Carnivore Programme
By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Bushmeat Pushes African Species to the Brink

A recent report says illegal hunting of wildlife in South African Development Continue reading “Bushmeat Pushes African Species to the Brink” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Ozone hole second smallest in 20 years

There is some good news on the ozone front – the average area covered by ozone Continue reading “Ozone hole second smallest in 20 years” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Why the world’s biggest fish needs to swim near the surface

Whale sharks, the world’s biggest fish, can dive to chilly waters hundreds of metres deep but they need to return to the surface to warm up, according to a new study led by researchers from The University More...

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By BioNews On Friday, October 12th, 2012
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Windows could soon generate electricity from transparent solar cells

Researchers have developed a new transparent solar cell – an advance toward giving windows Continue reading “Windows could soon generate electricity from transparent solar cells” »  More...

Northern Dusky Salamander in North Carolina, Image credit: Kristen Cecala
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Drought, Climate Change Impact Salamander Survival Rates

On the heels of one the worst U.S. droughts in more than Continue reading “Drought, Climate Change Impact Salamander Survival Rates” »  More...

With Hestia, researchers from Arizona State University have a detailed understanding of where CO2 is being emitted from the urban landscape. This map shows where CO2 is emitted across the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, and combines data from sources including factories, automobiles on roadways, homes, and power plants. Image credit:Bedrich Benes and Michel Abdul-Massih
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Study Maps Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Building, Street Level for U.S. Cities

Arizona State University researchers have developed a new software system capable Continue reading “Study Maps Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Building, Street Level for U.S. Cities” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Scientists created solar cells from black silicon

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Continue reading “Scientists created solar cells from black silicon” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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The potential of thorium as a nuclear fuel

A lecture by the University of Huddersfield’s Professor Bob Cywinski inspired Continue reading “The potential of thorium as a nuclear fuel” »  More...