News - 15 Mar 2008
This World Water Day, March 22nd, The Nature Conservancy is offering simple tips for saving water and helping to restore rivers and lakes around the world.
"World Water Day was established by...
News - 4 May 2023
The plastic in used coffee pods can be recycled to generate filament for 3D printers, reducing their environmental impact, according to an article published in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry...
News - 24 Jan 2023
Salt marshes, which are key habitats threatened by accelerated sea-level rise, may persist despite increased water levels, according to a group of scientists guided by Brian Yellen, Research Professor...
News - 30 Sep 2022
To prepare fields for planting, farmers the world over often burn corn stalks, rice husks, hay, straw, and other waste left behind from the previous harvest. In many places, the practice creates huge...
News - 28 May 2021
In the past several years, rich nations have shipped plastic trash, and the environmental issues associated with it, to poorer countries. However, scientists have discovered a possible bright side to...
News - 8 May 2019
Space is becoming more and more crowded, even as man’s societal reliance on space technology is more than ever before.
With more than 20,000 pieces of debris measuring more than 10 cm,...
News - 13 Jul 2018
Engineered green spaces can capture and purify stormwater while delivering ecosystem and recreational benefits, MIT researchers report.
Flooding, on the rise due to climate change, can devastate...
News - 27 Jun 2016
The massive Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai has become the most visible emblem of an increasingly serious nationwide problem for India: what to do with its trash.
Deonar’s towers of...
News - 3 Nov 2012
Efforts by hospitals to develop "greener," or more environmentally sustainable operations result in significant savings rather than incur additional costs, according to a study of nine...
News - 23 Nov 2008
Solar trees are sprouting on top of parking structures. Renovated dorms feature new, sustainable furniture and carpet. Students can eat with compostable plates and utensils in dining halls....