News tagged with mitigation

Unique CO2 monitoring technology streamlines process

A made-in-Nova Scotia technology to allow for long-term automated monitoring of greenhouse gases is transforming the task into a practical process, even underground. Developed by Professor David Risk, of St. Francis Xavier ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Australia shark attacks spark kill orders

Sharks that stray too close to beaches on Australia's west coast will be caught and killed under a new government plan in response to an unprecedented spate of fatalities.

Sep 27, 2012
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Manmade 'wall of wind' used to test construction

A Category 5 hurricane is a monster of a storm that most people would want to avoid. But, civil engineer Arindam Chowdhury actually recreates those monster hurricane force winds in hopes of helping people ...

Sep 12, 2012
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