GPS tracking could help tigers and traffic coexist in Asia

More than 100,000 tigers ranged across Asia a century ago, from the Indian subcontinent to the Russian Far East. Today they are endangered, with only about 4,000 tigers left in the wild. The greatest threats they face are ...

Road traffic microplastics flooding world's oceans: study

Airborne microplastics from traffic pollution may be entering the world's oceans at a similar rate to that from rivers, according to new research Tuesday warning that the particles may also speed up Arctic ice melt.

Malawi's dream of a waterway to the Indian Ocean may yet come true

Malawi's landlocked status places a huge burden on its economy. This makes imports and exports expensive. Because of time-consuming and poor-quality rail and road transport, the country's transport costs are among the highest ...

Toll roads are good for the environment, scientists confirm

A team of researchers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) developed a method to calculate the number of stops trucks make along their routes. The method confirms that toll roads are good for ...

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