Researchers in Turkey have turned to peanut husks to help them clean up industrial effluent. Writing in the Inderscience publication the International Journal of Environment and Pollution, the team describes how this readily available waste material can be used to extract toxic copper ions from waste water.
Three years after the United Nations called for a Green Revolution in Africa, a renowned group of speakers will share the promise of fighting hunger in Africa through agricultural productivity.
$$IMAGE$$Tom Kelly, director of the Office of Sustainability at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss Bill Clinton’s new initiative with Wal-Mart to make sustainability efforts more affordable for citi...
Chevron Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced today that they have entered into a collaborative research and development agreement to study and advance technology to produce liquid transportation fuels using algae.
In 2002, U.S. farmers harvested 2.7 billion bushels of soybeans. Last year in Missouri, farmers harvested 194 million bushels of soybeans worth about $1.2 billion. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia is turning those soybeans into gold, with nothing more than a little water.
DuPont and Evogene Ltd. today announced a research collaboration to improve drought stress tolerance primarily in corn and soybeans. Under the agreement, DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred has exclusive rights to several genes discovered by Evogene for improving these traits.
Scientists and economists are no strangers to discussions about alternative fuels, but a recently announced research grant means that some sociologists at Kansas State University are joining the conversation.
The Center for Sustainable Energy, which began taking shape earlier this year, is an effort to bring together all renewable and sustainable energy related activities at K-State - which is saying a lot. That work spans three of K-State's colleges and several departments.
EPA is recognizing 17 leading organizations that are taking voluntary steps to address climate change by purchasing green power and helping advance the development of the nation’s green power market.
DuPont continues its progress in the development and launch of high-performance polymers made with renewable resources, the company said on the eve of the global K-2007 plastics trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany. The new...