Article - 20 Jan 2008
Biomass can be considered as any organic material derived from plants or animals. It is possible to convert biomass to other usable forms of energy.
News - 12 Feb 2009
Researchers have identified a link between the diversity of crops grown in farmlands and the pollution they create in lakes and rivers. In a Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment e-View paper,...
News - 24 Nov 2010
PetroAlgae, a USA-based renewable energy company that provides permission for the commercial usage of its micro-crop technology, declared that it has contracted a non-obligatory off-take supply accord...
News - 2 Aug 2010
Algae-based biofuel is one among the scarcely-known renewable fuels that still has significant economic uncertainty and technical challenges. However, the potential advantages are also significant,...
News - 18 Feb 2016
New research has identified regions in the United States where bioenergy crops would grow best while minimizing effects on water quantity and quality.
Researchers at the University of Illinois...
News - 24 Feb 2015
Biodiversity, including small predators such as dragonflies and other aquatic bugs that attack and consume parasites, may improve the health of amphibians, according to a team of researchers....
News - 3 Aug 2009
Shooting ranges are the major source of Pb contamination in Japan where over 600 sites are present mostly in remote locations. Remediation of Pb-contaminated soils in a shooting range is generally...
News - 9 Mar 2009
As the first plant life to emerge from the water and develop on dry earth, bryophytes offer a unique opportunity for researchers to understand the development of protections against ultraviolet...
News - 8 Jan 2009
Currently, plant testing in the United States to determine potential ecological risks from chemical pesticides to nontarget plants requires two tests, both of which use immature plants. Protection of...
News - 16 Jan 2008
Within five to seven years fast growing trees and grasses might become economically viable alternatives to corn as a source of renewable fuel ethanol, reducing the need for pollutants that now cause a...