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How the legacy of dirty coal could create a clean energy future
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Energy from coal is now being linked to global warming and pollution on a global level. In fact, it has been estimated that coal... 19 hours
Lifespan of fuel cells maximized using small amount of metals
PHYS.ORG Fuel cells are a key future energy technology emerging as eco-friendly and renewable energy sources. In particular, solid oxide fuel cells composed of ceramic materials can directly convert... 22 hours
Study says the world's most vilified and dangerous animals may be humankind's best ally
PHYS.ORG An international review led by the University of Queensland and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that many native carnivores that... 2 days
Endangered whale's calving season peaks, but no babies seen
PHYS.ORG Scientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn seven weeks into the endangered species' calving season—the longest researchers have gone... 2 days
New study suggests coastal and deep ocean sharks have different feeding patterns
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers studying globally declining shark populations report today that they used carbon isotopes as biochemical markers in shark muscle tissue... 2 days
NYC is selling off its fossil fuel investments—here's why that matters
PHYS.ORG This has been a dizzying year for those anxious about climate change. On the policy front, President Trump has worked to unravel President Obama's progress on... 2 days
Biodiversity conservation should be a core value of China's 'Belt and Road Initiative'
PHYS.ORG Environment and conservation experts from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) and the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) are challenging decision-makers,... 2 days
Reimbursing ranchers for livestock killed by predators supports conservation efforts
SCIENCE DAILY Alberta's predator compensation program offsets costs of conserving wildlife habitat on private lands in the province. 3 days
Reimbursing ranchers for livestock killed by predators supports conservation efforts
PHYS.ORG Alberta's predator compensation program offsets costs of conserving wildlife habitat on private lands in the province. 3 days
Strange Weather Triggered Bacteria That Killed 200,000 Endangered Antelope
NPR Over a three-week span in 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelope suddenly died in Kazakhstan. The animals would be grazing normally, then dead in three hours. A new study points... 3 days
High tolerance for wildlife exists around Indian reserves despite continued losses
PHYS.ORG A new study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), Duke University, and the Centre for Wildlife Studies in India finds that communities living near wildlife reserves in... 3 days
Measuring metabolism in dolphins to calculate their caloric needs
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from several institutions in the U.S. and one in Spain has measured the metabolism of wild bottlenose dolphins in an effort to better understand their caloric... 3 days
Critically endangered Sumatran elephant gives birth in Indonesia
PHYS.ORG A critically endangered Sumatran elephant has given birth to a new calf in Indonesia, the country's conservation agency said Wednesday. 3 days
No-fishing zones help endangered penguins
SCIENCE DAILY Small no-fishing zones around colonies of African penguins can help this struggling species, new research shows. 3 days
No-fishing zones help endangered penguins
PHYS.ORG Small no-fishing zones around colonies of African penguins can help this struggling species, new research shows. 3 days
World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list
PHYS.ORG Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals. 4 days
New catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel
PHYS.ORG A nanostructured composite material developed at UC Santa Cruz has shown impressive performance as a catalyst for the electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen. An... 4 days
When a country's towns and villages face extinction
PHYS.ORG It is predicted that 896 towns and villages across Japan will no longer be viable by 2040 (see map below or an interactive Japanese version here). A former minister for internal affairs,... 5 days
New species of lemur found on Madagascar
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers with members from the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Global Wildlife Conservation and the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership has discovered a new species... 5 days
A burning ambition for clean fuel
PHYS.ORG Fuel combustion chemist Mani Sarathy began his research career as an environmental engineer studying the environmental impact of pollution. But before long, Sarathy realized that the most effective way to mitigate environmental damage was to stop... 5 days
US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales
PHYS.ORG Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of endangered and threatened species, including Pacific salmon, Atlantic sturgeon and Puget Sound orcas. 7 days
Urban insects are more resilient in extreme weather
SCIENCE DAILY A new study will help researchers understand how to make predictions and conservation decisions about how organisms living in cities will respond to catastrophic weather events. 1 week
New studies aim to boost social science methods in conservation research
PHYS.ORG Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. 1 week
Urban insects are more resilient in extreme weather
PHYS.ORG A study led by Amy Savage, a Rutgers University-Camden assistant professor of biology, will help researchers understand how to make predictions and conservation decisions about how organisms living in cities will respond... 1 week
New hope for critically endangered Myanmar snub-nosed monkey
SCIENCE DAILY Eight years after the discovery of a new primate species in Myanmar, scientists have released a new report revealing how the 'snubby' is faring. 1 week
New hope for critically endangered Myanmar snub-nosed monkey
PHYS.ORG Eight years after the discovery of a new primate species in Myanmar, scientists have released a new report revealing how the 'snubby' is faring. 1 week
Turning power over to states won't improve protection for endangered species
PHYS.ORG Since the Endangered Species Act became law in 1973, the U.S. government has played a critical role in protecting endangered and threatened species. But while the... 1 week
Race to save Indonesian croc stricken by tyre necklace
PHYS.ORG Indonesian conservation officials are racing to locate and rescue a saltwater crocodile that has had a motorbike tyre wrapped around its neck for more than a year on the island... 1 week
The ecological costs of war: Conflict a consistent killer of African megafauna
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report that war has been a consistent factor in the decades-long decline of Africa's large mammals. But the researchers also found that wildlife... 1 week
The ecological costs of war: Conflict a consistent killer of African megafauna
PHYS.ORG When Joshua Daskin traveled to Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park in 2012, the park and the iconic large animals that roamed it were returning from... 1 week
Strong support for ocean protection: Study
SCIENCE DAILY People around the world strongly support ocean conservation measures, according to a new study of public perceptions of marine threats and protection. 1 week
Without culling, Victoria's feral horse plan looks set to fail
PHYS.ORG Victoria's new draft feral horse management plan, released on the last working day before Christmas, will be open for comment until February 2. But will it protect the... 1 week
Scouting the eagles: Proof that protecting nests aids reproduction
PHYS.ORG Reproduction among bald eagles in a remote national park in Minnesota was aided when their nests were protected from human disturbance, according to a study published today (Jan. 9, 2018)... 1 week
NREL launches electrification futures study series
PHYS.ORG The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is spearheading the Electrification Futures Study, a research collaboration to explore the impacts of widespread electrification in all U.S. economic sectors—commercial and residential buildings, transportation, and... 2 weeks
Multi-model effort highlights progress, future needs in renewable energy modeling
PHYS.ORG Models of the U.S. electricity sector are relied upon by sector stakeholders and decision makers, but the recent surge in variable renewable energy (VRE), such as wind and... 2 weeks
Amazon biodiversity hotspot to suffer even more losses after contentious law passed
SCIENCE DAILY In August 2017, the Bolivian government passed a contentious law that paved the way for construction of a new 190-mile road cutting through one... 2 weeks
DNA evidence used to protect the rhinoceros from extinction
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that genetic database now being used in the fight against poaching the rhinoceros. 2 weeks
Amazon biodiversity hotspot to suffer even more losses after contentious law passed
PHYS.ORG In August 2017, the Bolivian government passed a contentious law that paved the way for construction of a new 190-mile road cutting through one... 2 weeks
Two of the world's tea species extinct in the wild according to new report
PHYS.ORG The Red List of Theaceae, the tea family, published by the Global Trees Campaign (a joint initiative between Fauna &... 2 weeks
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ASTRO WATCH Two new instruments will give the Large Binocular Telescope a set of sharper eyes capable of studying planets outside our solar system... 2 weeks
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