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Archive: Science & Technology

17 Sep 2014

Peak to Peak: An Intimate Look at The Bighorn Sheep of the Rockies

The third-place winner of the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest focuses on a herd of bighorn sheep in Montana and features remarkable scenes of lambs as they gambol along the slopes of the northern Rockies. Produced by Jeremy Roberts, the video follows a field biologist as he monitors the sheep and talks about the possible impact of climate change on the animals’ future. READ MORE

08 Sep 2014

Can Carbon Capture Technology Be Part of the Climate Solution?

by DAVID BIELLO
Some scientists and analysts are touting carbon capture and storage as a necessary tool for avoiding catastrophic climate change. But critics of the technology regard it as simply another way of perpetuating a reliance on fossil fuels. READ MORE

02 Sep 2014

Badru’s Story: Early Warnings From Inside an Impenetrable African Forest

"Badru’s Story," which documents the work of researchers in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, is the first-place winner of the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest. Filmmakers Benjamin Drummond and Sara Joy Steele trek along with scientist Badru Mugerwa and his team as they monitor the impact of climate change on one of Africa’s most diverse forests and its extraordinary wildlife. READ MORE

20 Aug 2014

How Drones Are Emerging As Valuable Conservation Tool

by CRYSTAL GAMMON
Lian Pin Koh believes drones can be a key part of conservation efforts, particularly in remote regions. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, he talks about how his project, ConservationDrones, is promoting the use of drones for everything from counting orangutans to stopping poaching. READ MORE

04 Aug 2014

As Small Hydropower Expands, So Does Caution on Its Impacts

by DAVE LEVITAN
Small hydropower projects have the potential to bring electricity to millions of people now living off the grid. But experts warn that planners must carefully consider the cumulative effects of constructing too many small dams in a single watershed. READ MORE

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e360 digest

29 Sep 2014: Inexpensive Solar Cell Makes Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight

22 Sep 2014: Planet Set to Reach CO2 Threshold in 30 Years, Researchers Say

12 Sep 2014: New High-Resolution Maps Show Greenhouse Gas Emissions at City-Level

04 Sep 2014: Buying Video Games on Disc Is More Energy Efficient than Downloading

03 Sep 2014: Mobile Phone Networks Can Help Monitor Global Rainfall, Study Says

22 Aug 2014: Drought in Western U.S. Has Caused Land to Rise, Researchers Say

21 Aug 2014: Antarctica and Greenland Losing Ice at Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

20 Aug 2014: Interview: Drones Are Emerging As Valuable Conservation Tool

18 Aug 2014: Recent Glacier Losses Are Mostly Driven by Human Activity, Study Says

15 Aug 2014: New Citizen Science Software Aims to Document and Curb Illegal Fishing


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