News - 29 Jul 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron and leaders from the European Union, China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, and the United States declare the start of a new energy era today with the official start of...
News - 29 Jun 2020
In a new study, scientists from around the world - including a professor at the University of Rhode Island - warn that the threats posed by invasive alien species are increasing. They say that urgent...
News - 25 Jun 2020
Antarctic Adélie Penguins Enjoyed Favorable Foraging Conditions During Unusual Ice-Free Season
Adélie penguins in continental East Antarctica, covered more ground in less time by swimming...
News - 11 May 2020
Most everyone knows that humid heat is harder to handle than the "dry" kind. And recently, some scientists have projected that later in the century, in parts of the tropics and subtropics,...
News - 30 Apr 2020
Hunter Energy today announced its plan to recommission the 151 MW Redbank Power plant in the NSW Hunter Valley to operate on 100 per cent biomass fuels and turn it into Australia’s largest...
News - 11 Feb 2020
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Heavy rains that have brought much-needed respite to Australia’s East Coast have also caused dangerous floods across the state of New South...
News - 12 Dec 2019
Abseiling ecologists are using miniature borescope cameras to monitor rare bat colonies roosting inside Blenheim Palace’s Grand Bridge.
The Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site commissioned...
News - 5 Dec 2019
Rice is consumed by people around the world in their everyday diets. However, besides its nutrient and caloric content, rice can have small quantities of arsenic, which in large doses is a toxin...
News - 18 Nov 2019
Researchers at EPFL have built a glass-paneled solar cooker that provides excellent performance. Their patented design is designed to work an average of 155 days per year in the cloudiest areas of...
News - 23 Oct 2019
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El Niño is a climate cycle considered to be one of the most important climatic phenomena on Earth due to its influence on global temperatures and...