News - 22 Mar 2009
Like a sinkful of hard water deposits suddenly doused with vinegar, the shells of tiny marine snails in Victoria Fabry’s test tanks don’t stand a chance.
Fabry, a biological...
News - 18 Nov 2008
Materials engineers have created a new type of membrane that separates oil from water and, if perfected, might be used for environmental cleanup, water purification and industrial...
News - 7 Oct 2008
Health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society today released a report that lists 12 pathogens that could spread into new regions as a result of climate change, with potential impacts to both...
News - 12 Jun 2008
As fuel prices continue to climb, most consumers are searching for ways to achieve improved gas mileage, and North America's largest tire maker has some advice. A recent posting by the U.S....
News - 3 Jun 2008
Since Cox Enterprises Chairman and CEO Jim Kennedy announced "Cox Conserves" in 2007, the company's 80,000 employees nationwide stepped up to meet his challenge. The goal: reduce the...
News - 1 Apr 2008
Earth Day is a time to
celebrate gains we have made in our environment and create new visions to
accelerate environmental progress. It's a time to unite around new actions
we can take to...
News - 25 Mar 2008
Xerox Corporation today unveiled the industry's first Sustainability Calculator designed to help customers pinpoint opportunities to reduce their environmental impact while reducing costs. The new...
News - 14 May 2020
A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.
Taking the time to care for plants, potter in the garden or visit your local park...
News - 25 Sep 2018
The Earth sheds more heat into space as its surface heats up, in the same way as an oven radiates more heat to the surrounding kitchen as its internal temperature increases. Since the 1950s,...
News - 24 Apr 2018
In the United States, a new wind turbine is erected every two and a half hours. In 2016, wind energy accounted for 5.6% of the total electricity generated—while it is over twice the amount...