Plastic Sheeting to Prevent Evaporation on Rivers and Water Storage Sources

The World Think Tank is solicitating ideas on preventing evaporation and needs you intellectual input. We need High Tech Solution to a Low Tech...

Natural mechanism could lower emissions from tropical peatlands

Scientists have long feared that as Earth warms, tropical peatlands -- which store up to 10 percent of the planet's soil carbon --...

Most fire in Florida goes undetected

A new study indicates that common satellite imaging technologies have vastly underestimated the number of fires in Florida, detecting only 25 percent of...

Himba Customs and Culture

The Himba are of Bantu heritage, and there are only approximately 10,000 Himba left. They live in an area that is about the same...

Flood frequency of Amazon River has increased fivefold

A recent study of more than 100 years of river level records from the Amazon shows a significant increase in frequency and severity...

The Eco Twins Have Arrived

The Eco Twins are upon us, forcing us to re-evaluate our attitudes and correct our assumptions. In popular jargon they are at bat in...

Tomatoes 'mixing chemical cocktails': Early detection of disease resistance in food crops

Bacterial wilt devastates food crops world-wide. It destroys major crop plants such as tomatoes, potatoes, bananas and ginger. So far farmers have had...

Wildfire ash could trap mercury

Researchers studying ash from recent California wildfires report that burned material in forests might help sequester mercury that otherwise would be released into...
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