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April 13, 2011


greenland ice

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Greenland's ice sheet is worrying scientists. It's melting.

March 24, 2011


clam sunbathing

Clams Are Great Pollution Detectors

Can you imagine that the lowly clam would take on a role as water based pollution detector?

March 4, 2011


white rhino

Rare Javan Rhino Captured On Video

The Javan rhinoceros is one of the most rare animals in the world and it was just spotted on video tape.

March 3, 2011


traffic jam

Do You Know How To Drive “Eco?”

It is estimated that if you practiced eco-driving you could save $200-$400 dollars a year!

March 2, 2011


mercury thermometer

Scientists Push To Ban Mercury Thermometers

Time to clean out your medicine cabinet! Mercury thermometers are highly poisonous!

February 25, 2011


electric cars - trev

Electric Vehicles Complete Around-The-World Trip

Two emissions-free vehicles have made it through a tour of the world.

February 10, 2011


leatherback turtle on the beach

Leatherback Turtles Hang Out In The South Pacific Gyre

Scientists are learning how leatherback turtles adapt to changes in environment.

February 9, 2011


a yellow moth close-up

Insect-Inspired Technology Leads To Improvements In Solar Panels

Using moth eyes as inspiration, a team of scientists in Japan have created a film that could be used on solar cells.

February 7, 2011


cows on parade, market cow

Growing Meat In The Lab

Would you ever eat meat that was grown in a lab? Or, is this food science too out there?

November 15, 2010



Top 5 Challenges of Sustainability

Scientists have come up with the five major goals for sustaining our planet. Is the world up to the challenge?

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