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Firm believes it can tap the potential of geothermal energy
PHYS.ORG TerraCOH's vision is grand. The fledgling firm would use carbon dioxide emissions - a nemesis to the planet - to power a geothermal energy system, which would in... 1 day
Violations of energy conservation in the early universe may explain dark energy
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Physicists have proposed that violations of energy conservation in the early universe, as predicted by certain modified theories of quantum mechanics and quantum gravity,... 2 days
Navy: Wind farm opposed by GOP lawmakers won't harm radar
PHYS.ORG The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Amazon.com Inc. poses a... 2 days
[Conservation Biology] Impending primate extinction
Science Magazine Emblematic primate species such as mountain gorillas are in danger of extinction. In a review, Estrada et al. report that 75% of the 504 primate species populations in the – [Read More] 2 days
Physicists observe spontaneous symmetry breaking in an optical microcavity
PHYS.ORG Symmetry is the essential basis of nature, which gives rise to conservation laws. In comparison, the breaking of the symmetry is also indispensable for many phase transitions and nonreciprocal processes.... 3 days
Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportation
PHYS.ORG Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045. 3 days
New modeling method focuses attention on amorphous material's unusual vibrational modes
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Asegun Henry wants to avert the worst effects of climate change by finding new forms of renewable energy and improving the materials that contribute to energy... 4 days
Baby elephant rescued near Indonesian palm oil plantation
PHYS.ORG A baby elephant found terrified and malnourished near a palm oil plantation is being nursed back to health at a conservation centre on Indonesia's Sumatra island. 4 days
States argue in court for more say over endangered species
PHYS.ORG A battle over how to save endangered wolves in the Southwest moves to a federal appeals court Wednesday as judges hear arguments on whether states can block the... 4 days
Firms push hydrogen as top green energy source
PHYS.ORG Over a dozen leading European and Asian firms have teamed up to promote the use of hydrogen as a clean fuel and cut the production of harmful gasses that lead to global... 4 days
New species of moth named in honor of Donald Trump ahead of his swearing-in as president
SCIENCE DAILY Days before Donald J. Trump steps forward on the Presidential Inauguration platform in Washington on Jan.... 4 days
NREL pioneers better way to make renewable hydrogen
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a method which boosts the longevity of high-efficiency photocathodes in photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices. 4 days
New species of moth named in honor of Donald Trump ahead of his swearing-in as president
PHYS.ORG Days before Donald J. Trump steps forward on the Inaugural platform in Washington to assume the... 4 days
Robust rattan palm assessed as Endangered, new Species Conservation Profile shows
PHYS.ORG An African rattan palm species has recently been assessed as Endangered, according to the IUCN Red List criteria. Although looking pretty robust at height of up... 5 days
A new twist on fusion power could help bring limitless clean energy
PHYS.ORG VIDEO In a world struggling to kick its addiction to fossil fuels and feed its growing appetite for energy, there's one technology in development that... 5 days
Chemical engineers program yeast to convert plant sugars into oils
PHYS.ORG MIT engineers have genetically reprogrammed a strain of yeast so that it converts sugars to fats much more efficiently, an advance that could make possible the renewable production... 5 days
Mysterious stranding kills 81 false killer whales off Southwest Florida
PHYS.ORG More than 80 false killer whales have been found dead after stranding themselves along the remote coast of Southwest Florida in Everglades National Park, the National Oceanic and... 5 days
GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes
PHYS.ORG In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation... 5 days
How China is poised for marine fisheries reform
PHYS.ORG As global fish stocks continue sinking to alarmingly low levels, a joint study by marine fisheries experts from within and outside of China concluded that the country's most recent fisheries conservation plan... 5 days
'Human Swan' Trails Endangered Birds on Epic 4,500-Mile Migration
LIVE SCIENCE A paragliding scientist dubbed the "Human Swan" touched down in the west of England after flying 4,500 miles to document the annual winter migrations of an endangered species of swan. 6 days
Not enough investment in renewables: IRENA
PHYS.ORG Money invested in renewable energy is not enough to reach a climate goal of limiting global warming to 2.0 degrees Celsius, an Abu Dhabi-based green energy organisation said Sunday. 6 days
Adaptive management of soil conservation is essential to improving water quality
SCIENCE DAILY The quality of our rivers and lakes could be placed under pressure from harmful levels of soluble phosphorus, despite well-intended measures to reduce soil erosion and... 1 week
Research helps protect loggerhead turtles
SCIENCE DAILY A long-running research and conservation project is helping save an at-risk species of turtle, report scientists. 1 week
Are herders and livestock bad for rare wildlife? It's complicated
PHYS.ORG The Denver Zoological Foundation, WCS(Wildlife Conservation Society) and other partners have published a paper appearing in the early view edition of Conservation Biology that looks at the positive... 1 week
Biofuel matchmaker: Finding the perfect algae for renewable energy
SCIENCE DAILY A new streamlined process could quickly pare down heaps of algae species into just a few that hold the most promise for making biofuel, say researchers. 1 week
biofuel matchmaker finding the perfect algae for renewable energy Biofuel matchmaker: Finding the perfect algae for renewable energy
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A dozen glass cylinders containing a potential payload of bright green algae are exposed to hundreds of multi-colored lights, which provide all of sunlight's natural hues. The tiny LEDs brighten... 1 week
Exeter research helps protect loggerhead turtles
PHYS.ORG A long-running research and conservation project is helping save an at-risk species of turtle. 1 week
Adaptive management of soil conservation is essential to improving water quality, research shows
PHYS.ORG The quality of our rivers and lakes could be placed under pressure from harmful levels of soluble phosphorus, despite well-intended measures to... 1 week
International collaboration working to enhance protections for spinner dolphins
PHYS.ORG An international study involving researchers from Western Australia and the United States has unlocked a key behavioural schedule in spinner dolphins, which could provide crucial insight to conservation measures for... 1 week
New study shows where carbon finance should—and shouldn't—drive conservation efforts
PHYS.ORG The world's forests are crucial to slowing climate change, but they're often destroyed to make room for farms, mines, and other economic ventures. One possible solution to deforestation... 1 week
Conservation practices may leave African indigenous populations behind
SCIENCE DAILY Conservation and logging groups in Central and West Africa are failing to fully incorporate local concerns into management, marginalizing the livelihoods of the local population, according to research. 1 week
[Policy Forum] The irreversible momentum of clean energy
Science Magazine The release of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) due to human activity is increasing global average surface air temperatures, disrupting weather patterns, and acidifying the ocean (1). Left unchecked,... 1 week
[Editorial] Global clean energy in 2017
Science Magazine During the November 2016 Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, much talk centered on implementation of the political commitments made in Paris in 2015. Governments are now focused on putting their words into action as they prepare... 1 week
[Review] Combining theory and experiment in electrocatalysis: Insights into materials design
Science Magazine Electrocatalysis plays a central role in clean energy conversion, enabling a number of sustainable processes for future technologies. This review discusses design strategies for state-of-the-art heterogeneous... 1 week
Ice Age 'skeleton crew' offers insights for today’s endangered species
SCIENCE DAILY The ghosts of Ice Age mammals can teach valuable, real-world lessons about what happens to an ecosystem when its most distinct species go extinct, according to a new... 1 week
US gov't accuses Fiat Chrysler of cheating on emissions
PHYS.ORG The U.S. government is accusing Fiat Chrysler of failing to disclose software in some of its pickups and SUVs with diesel engines that allows them to emit more pollution than... 1 week
New 'Skywalker' Gibbon Named for 'Star Wars' Hero
LIVE SCIENCE May the force be with this new 'Skywalker' gibbon species, which scientists say is endangered. 1 week
Conservation practices may leave African indigenous populations behind
PHYS.ORG Conservation and logging groups in Central and West Africa are failing to fully incorporate local concerns into management, marginalizing the livelihoods of the local population, according to Nathan Clay, Ph.D. candidate in... 1 week
Renewable energy investment fell 18% in 2016: study
PHYS.ORG Global investment in renewable energy dropped by 18 percent in 2016 due to sharp falls in equipment prices and a slowdown in China and Japan, a study found Thursday. 1 week
Bee placed on endangered list after US habitat loss
PHYS.ORG US officials for the first time have placed a bee found in the continental United States on the endangered species list. 1 week
Rusty Patched Bumblebee Declared Endangered
LIVE SCIENCE The rusty patched bumblebee is the first bumblebee species listed as endangered in the United States. 1 week
Connectivity is key for preserving isolated sage-grouse populations
SCIENCE DAILY Greater sage-grouse depend on large, intact tracts of the sagebrush habitat. Current sage-grouse conservation plans focus on protecting selected 'priority areas,' but these areas vary in size and proximity to each other... 1 week
Conservation plans to protect the albatross
PHYS.ORG The UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands is this week launching an ambitious conservation effort to help protect the albatross. 2 weeks
Connectivity is key for preserving isolated sage-grouse populations
PHYS.ORG Greater Sage-Grouse depend on large, intact tracts of the sagebrush habitat. Current sage-grouse conservation plans focus on protecting selected "priority areas," but these areas vary in size and proximity to each other—will... 2 weeks
Ice Age 'skeleton crew' offers insights for today's endangered species
PHYS.ORG The ghosts of Ice Age mammals can teach valuable, real-world lessons about what happens to an ecosystem when its most distinct species go extinct, according to a Yale... 2 weeks
U.S. lists first bumble bee species as endangered
REUTERS (Reuters) - The rusty patched bumble bee, a prized but vanishing pollinator once familiar to much of North America, was... 2 weeks
APNewsBreak: Rusty patched bumblebee declared endangered
PHYS.ORG The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal officials said Tuesday. 2 weeks
Rusty patched bumblebee declared endangered
PHYS.ORG The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal officials said Tuesday. 2 weeks
Obama Calls Clean Energy Progress 'Irreversible'
LIVE SCIENCE President Barack Obama described clean energy as not only sustainable, but also as an "irreversible" trend that benefits economic growth. 2 weeks
Massive genetic study of humpback whales to inform conservation assessments
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have published one of the largest genetic studies ever conducted on the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) for the purpose of clarifying management decisions in the Southern Hemisphere... 2 weeks
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