Plans for a Western Australia wave energy project to combine power and freshwater production look to be firming up, with a large-scale, state-owned seawater desalination developer signing on to support the scheme.
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Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency in parts of the southern Andean region of Puno that have been hit with the coldest temperatures in a decade, daily El Comercio reported. President Ollanta Humala, visiting the area this week, ann
The researchers have created a website to track the path of the radiation.
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Since records began in 1776, the people of Youngstown, Ohio had never experienced an earthquake.
JAPAN'S beleaguered Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility made headlines again this week, when some 305 tonnes of radioactive water leaked from a storage tank at the complex.
Bamboo is cheap, strong and absorbs vibration, plus it's a local material in transportation-challenged places like Africa with no bike-building history.
As if China's legacy of tainted food and unspeakable environmental pollution were not enough to raise some eyebrows, the most populated country in the world is now in the spotlight for a growing environmental problem that is destroying its rivers:
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has once again released a report that should grab your attention. After analyzing water samples from 201 municipal water systems from 43 states, EWG found chemicals considered.....
The small town of Nimbin nestled in the hills of Northern NSW Australia is famous for it’s colourful characters, activists, creatives, healers and people generally wanting to live a sustainable and peaceful life in the country.
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Another tank with highly radioactive water at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant has leaked, reported operator TEPCO.
Anger is erupting in once sleepy villages, and ordinary people are coming together from all over the UK with the dawning realisation that their green and pleasant land is under threat of long lasting contamination by the government's proposed shale g
The Ecuadorian government has announced its intention to start drilling for oil in the Yasuni area of the Amazon basin.
Environmentalists devastated as president blames lack of foreign support for collapse of pioneering conservation plan
Ecuador is expected to open part of the Amazon rainforest to oil drilling on Thursday after rich nations failed to back a conservation plan that would have paid the country not to explore in the area, government sources said.
Long before sustainability became a buzzword, architect Shigeru Ban had begun his experiments with ecologically-sound building materials such as cardboard tubes and paper. His remarkable structures are often intended as temporary housing....
Not a single person showed up at the Georgetown waterfront Tuesday for a climate change agenda event put on by Organizing for Action, the shadowy nonprofit advocacy group born out of President Obama’s 2012 campaign, the NRCC wrote in its blog.
A new type of water cleanup technology that can effectively and efficiently remove organic contaminants from large quantities of water, without using any added chemicals, could be a huge step forward for aquaculture and the world's growing farmed....
In an agency-wide address to employees Interior Secretary Jewell took the unusual step of saying, “I hope there are no climate-change deniers in the Department of Interior,” she said.
The 2010 Kalamazoo spill and the 2013 Exxon leak in Arkansas are the most glaring incidents of pipeline failure, but these are just the big leaks that are found right away and reported.
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When it comes to fuel, going green isn't just a trend, but a necessity for curbing a dependence on the limited (and dirty) resource of oil. Hydrogen fuel is a great alternative, but creating it is a complex and expensive process.
It has been confirmed that France will extend its moratorium on the cultivation of Monsanto's genetically-modified (GM) MON810 corn within its borders, despite a recent ruling by the French Council ....
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Bryan Cranston's new net-zero energy beach home features solar, recycled materials, and one awesome automated car lift.
Water is one of our most precious and neglected natural resources. Without an abundant water supply life as we know would not exist.
Numerous people are aware of plastic pollution in our oceans and natural habitats as well as the tremendous impact it has on wild life.