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Archive: Science & Technology

24 Aug 2016

Science in the Wild: The Legacy Of the U.S. National Park System

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01 Aug 2016

The New Green Grid: Utilities Deploy ‘Virtual Power Plants’

by MARIA GALLUCCI
By linking together networks of energy-efficient buildings, solar installations, and batteries, a growing number of companies in the U.S. and Europe are helping utilities reduce energy demand at peak hours and supply targeted areas with renewably generated electricity. READ MORE

14 Jul 2016

At Ground Zero for Rising Seas, TV Weatherman Talks Climate

by DIANE TOOMEY
John Morales is part of a new breed of television weather forecasters seeking to educate viewers on climate change and the threat it poses. In South Florida, where sea level rise is already causing periodic flooding, he has a receptive audience. READ MORE

12 Jul 2016

How Growing Sea Plants Can Help Slow Ocean Acidification

by NICOLA JONES
Researchers are finding that kelp, eelgrass, and other vegetation can effectively absorb CO2 and reduce acidity in the ocean. Growing these plants in local waters, scientists say, could help mitigate the damaging impacts of acidification on marine life. READ MORE

06 Jul 2016

Vanishing Act: What’s Causing Sharp Decline in Insects and Why It Matters

by CHRISTIAN SCHWäGERL
Insect populations are declining dramatically in many parts of the world, recent studies show. Researchers say various factors, from monoculture farming to habitat loss, are to blame for the plight of insects, which are essential to agriculture and ecosystems. READ MORE

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26 Aug 2016: Ragweed Allergies Could Double In Europe as Global Temperatures Rise

25 Aug 2016: Scientists Find New Way To Convert Carbon Dioxide into Energy

24 Aug 2016: How Elephant Seals Are Helping Scientists Study Climate Change

23 Aug 2016: Study Shows Humans Learning To Use Natural Resources More Efficiently

19 Aug 2016: Scientists Find 1,075-Year-Old Tree in Northern Greece, Europe’s Oldest

17 Aug 2016: NASA Graphic Shows Severity of Rainstorm That Caused Louisiana Flooding

16 Aug 2016: July Was the Hottest Month on Record, Continuing Steak of High Temps

15 Aug 2016: Researchers Discover Ocean Crust Dating Back 340 Million Years

12 Aug 2016: July Electric Car Sales in China Rose by 188 Percent Over Last Year

27 Jul 2016: Ukraine Looking to Turn Chernobyl Into a Massive Solar Farm


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