Archive: 18/02/2014

Peat bog restoration work holds back water

Restoration of peat bogs on Exmoor has resulted in a third less water leaving the moorland during heavy rainfall compared with three years ago, a new study involving the University of Exeter shows.

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Environment
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Where is Earth located in the galaxy?

You've probably heard the saying "everything's relative". When you consider our place in the Universe, everything really is relative. I'm recording this halfway up Vancouver Island, in the Pacific Ocean, off the West Coast ...

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Astronomy
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Urgent need to recycle rare metals

Rare earth metals are important components in green energy products such as wind turbines and eco-cars. But the scarcity of these metals is worrying the EU.

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Business
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