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Greening cities reduces air pollution

A UTS research collaboration has provided the first experimental evidence that higher levels of urban forestry are associated with lower levels of air pollution, specifically the dangerous fine airborne particles, or particulate ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Environment
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Q&A: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

An appeals court on Tuesday upheld "net neutrality" rules that treat the Internet like a public utility and prohibit blocking, slowing and creating paid fast lanes for online traffic. They have been in effect for a year.

dateJun 14, 2016 in Telecom
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Traffic noise reduces wild owls' foraging efficiency

A team of researchers has found that traffic noise reduces the foraging efficiency of wild owls by up to 89 percent. The team's world-first study examined how different levels of such noise affect the hunting efficiency of ...

dateSep 27, 2016 in Ecology
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