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Study Shows Where On The Planet New Roads Should And Should Not Go

Fred Lewsey, University of Cambridge Researchers have created a ‘large-scale zoning plan’ that aims to limit the environmental costs of road expansion while maximizing its benefits for human development. More than 25 million kilometers...

Latest Environmental science Stories

2014-08-12 16:23:25

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm providing innovative water pollution and contamination solutions to communities, industry and governments, today announced that it has completed phase 1 of its $12 million NTE (Not-To-Exceed) stormwater management contract in Nassau County, NY, awarded October 2013. AbTech has been given the County's approval...

Wildfire fuel
2014-08-06 02:45:19

Los Alamos National Laboratory Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires. Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires, airborne atmospheric particles that may have influenced current climate models that failed to take the material’s warming effects into account. The work was described by a collaborative team of researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University and the...

2014-08-05 23:05:26

Clean Ethics is providing their Eco-Friendly and safe product Bottle Bright to developing countries to create safe water containers. Richmond, Vermont (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Eco-Friendly and socially conscious company, Clean Ethics, is expanding their world influence by helping developing countries keep their drinking water containers clean with their Bottle Bright tablets. They are providing developing countries with equal amounts of Bottle Bright, matching every purchase, and...

2014-08-01 10:38:59

Stanford School of Engineering New study quantifies the degree of contribution to global climate caused by slash-and-burn agriculture and wildfires, and finds bigger than expected impact It has long been known that biomass burning – burning forests to create agricultural lands, burning savannah as a ritual , slash-and-burn agriculture and wildfires – figures into both climate change and public health. But until the release of a new study by Stanford University Civil and...

2014-07-24 08:26:12

TORONTO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the US Army Corps of Engineers ("Corps") has informed the Company it will release its Final Environmental Impact Statement (the "Final EIS") for the Haile Gold Mine project on its www.hailegoldmineeis.com website either today Thursday, July 24, 2014 or tomorrow Friday, July 25, 2014. The Final EIS is a major milestone in the Haile Gold Mine permitting process. After...

2014-07-09 23:05:54

Offers Digital “Intelligent Design” Sensors for pH/ORP, Conductivity, and Optical DO/BOD Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 It’s now easier than ever to get the convenience of multifunctionality in a water quality meter. The “plug-and-play” feature of the new YSI® MultiLab DO/BOD Benchtop Meter Kits from Cole-Parmer lets users exchange sensors for optical dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), and pH measurements, as well as operate it as a conductivity...

Scientists Release Global Maps Of Soil Moisture
2014-07-08 03:28:01

[ Watch The Video: Aquarius Returns Global Maps Of Soil Moisture ] Maria-José Viñas, NASA Scientists working with data from NASA's Aquarius instrument have released worldwide maps of soil moisture, showing how the wetness of the land fluctuates with the seasons and weather phenomena. Soil moisture, the water contained within soil particles, is an important player in Earth's water cycle. It is essential for plant life and influences weather and climate. Satellite readings of soil...

2014-06-30 08:24:29

Foundation Gives the Gift of Knowledge through Philanthropy DURHAM, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation today announced the official release of E.O. Wilson's Life on Earth, a free iBooks textbook series designed to excite and instruct high school biology students with state-of-the-art digital media--animations, video, and interactive modules--in a comprehensive 41-chapter text covering standards-based biology curriculum. Inspired...

2014-06-30 08:24:26

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from land-grant universities in 12 central U.S. states have entered into a partnership with the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Hypoxia Task Force to support state and national efforts to reduce water pollution and help to maintain the productivity and vitality of American agriculture. The participating land-grant universities include: the University of Arkansas, University of Illinois, Iowa State University, University...

2014-06-25 23:07:21

Beginning in fall 2014, the School of Science will offer two new degrees in environmental science, responding to the rising demand for trained professionals in environmental fields. Riverdale, N.Y., (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With the increased awareness and focus on environmental issues around the world and within the U.S., the need for environmental science specialists is on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a strong growth in environmental science in the next decade in...


Latest Environmental science Reference Libraries

Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

International Journal of Biometeorology
2012-04-29 20:58:31

The International Journal of Biometeorology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the International Society of Biometeorology. The journal publishes original research papers, review articles, and short communications on studies examining the interactions between living organisms and factors of the natural and artificial physical environment. It publishes articles in the following fields: Earth and environmental science, life...

Environmental Science
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...

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