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Savannahs slow climate change

Tropical rainforests have long been considered the Earth's lungs, sequestering large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and thereby slowing down the increasing greenhouse effect and associated human-made climate ...

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Peat moss, a necessary bane

The temperature balance on Earth may be dependent on a conspicuous creation that sours life for everyone around, guzzles more than a sponge and produces lots of offspring that behave likewise. And you thought ...

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The hidden potential of landfill

A recent study carried out by Cranfield University has demonstrated the potential value of extracting rare earth elements (REE) and valuable metals from landfill sites.

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Crowdsourcing climate strategy

As world climate leaders prepare for the international climate talks in Paris later this year, the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence's Climate CoLab has launched a new set of contests that give citizens ...

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