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2010-12-31 05:55:00

According to research supported by green campaigners, about 250 billion microscopic pieces of plastic are floating in the Mediterranean, creating a biological hazard that reverberates up the food chain.

2010-11-23 12:56:24

Southampton scientists along with colleagues in New Zealand have used a sophisticated optical mapping technique to identify and accurately measure changes in coastal morphology following a catastrophic series of landslides.

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2010-11-04 12:30:00

According to researchers studying the impacts of debris on marine life, one in three loggerhead turtles in the Adriatic Sea has plastic in its intestine.

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2010-08-02 09:20:00

Global Aerospace Corporation (GAC) announced recently that Dr Kristin L Gates will present a paper on de-orbiting space junk at the August 2 Artificial and Natural Space Debris session of the AIAA Astrodynamics Specialists Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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2010-07-30 05:55:00

Debris from a Chinese satellite that had concerned scientists earlier Thursday is now not expected to pose a threat to the International Space Station, according to NASA officials.

2010-04-03 09:11:08

Countless studies and reports exist describing how a landscape is impacted after logging Douglas-fir: What is the impact on the soil?

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2010-01-28 06:30:00

The major powers of the world are being called upon to clean up space “litter” that is becoming increasingly dangerous for spacecraft.

2009-11-12 13:35:00

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy has caught on in New York.

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2009-08-28 06:20:00

Scientists recently returned from an expedition into the "Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch."

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2009-08-04 13:55:24

A group of scientists is setting sail in the Pacific Ocean to study an unusual island that is made up of garbage.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.