News tagged with natural resource

Amazonia at a crossroads

The Amazon rainforest faces an uncertain future – one that an international research network hopes to help steer towards sustainability.

dateOct 17, 2013 in Environment
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The shape of things to come

Researchers are providing a vision for creatively rethinking how the manufacturing industry can perform sustainably in a changing world.

dateOct 03, 2013 in Engineering
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Navy training, testing may kill whales, dolphins

U.S. Navy training and testing could inadvertently kill hundreds of whales and dolphins and injure thousands over the next five years, mostly as a result of detonating explosives underwater, according to two environmental ...

dateAug 30, 2013 in Ecology
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NASA image: Rim Fire update Aug. 29, 2013

Slowly but surely, the Rim Fire in California is being contained. Currently it is 30% contained. The fire has burned over 192,000 acres. The use of aircraft and water/chemical dumping on the fire has been ...

dateAug 29, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Screening eco-innovation level

Reducing the use of natural resources and lowering the amount of harmful substances across the life-cycle of a product or process has become a must for innovation. But smaller companies have yet to make it ...

dateAug 23, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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