News tagged with ecological engineering

A new global warming culprit: Dam drawdowns

Washington State University researchers have documented an underappreciated suite of players in global warming: dams, the water reservoirs behind them, and surges of greenhouse gases as water levels go up and down.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Environment
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Cleansing toxic waste -- with vinegar

Engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic chemicals such as vinegar.

dateMar 03, 2009 in Environment
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