Environment

Earth’s Core is Growing Faster on One Side than the other Making it Lopsided

Earth’s Core is Growing Faster on One Side than the other Making it Lopsided

The innermost part of our planet may be on one side of the core. This advice is based on a model created by seismologists at UC Berkeley. This method explains why seismic waves travel differently through the inner core. The hypothesis is given in detail in Nature Geoscience. We don’t understand.....

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Boris Johnson Takes Short Flight in a Private Jet to Summit about Climate Change

Boris Johnson Takes Short Flight in a Private Jet to Summit about Climate Change

The G-1 Summit held in the UK this week on June 11-13. The leaders of the seven member states will meet to discuss future epidemics from the COVD-19 epidemic and international coordination on economic policies, such as the proposed global minimum corporation tax of 15 percent. A big topic to disc.....

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Potential Economic Bright Side of Plastic Waste for Developing Countries

Potential Economic Bright Side of Plastic Waste for Developing Countries

For decades, wealthy countries have transported plastic trash and its environmental problems to poorer countries, but researchers have discovered a potential upside to this seemingly unequal trade: plastic waste may provide an economic boon to low-income countries. Researchers compared economic m.....

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Indigenous Peoples have Helped the Amazon Stay Wild for 5,000 Years

Indigenous Peoples have Helped the Amazon Stay Wild for 5,000 Years

The relationship between humans and the Amazon rainforest does not always become harmonious. However, recent research has shown that the indigenous peoples of the Putumayo region helped cultivate the rainforest and left it virtually unused for 5,000 years. The coexistence of man with nature is pr.....

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Create Recyclable Coatings for Food Packages

Create Recyclable Coatings for Food Packages

Packaging is an unavoidable part of life, but it can also pose problems in the waste stream. Some products, such as padded envelopes, are made of multiple materials, and most recycling processing plants are not equipped to dismantle multi-layer products. Because of a lack of markets, many of the .....

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Agricultural Land being carried out Illegally causes Rainforest Destruction

Agricultural Land being carried out Illegally causes Rainforest Destruction

Forests are essential to our lives, from the air we breathe to the wood we use. More than half of the world’s land-based species live in forests, and over 1 billion people live in and around forests, relying on them for food, shelter, and livelihoods. Forests are the second largest carbon s.....

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Too Many Big Wind Farms may end up Slowing Each Other Down

Too Many Big Wind Farms may end up Slowing Each Other Down

Although there is still much to done, the world has come a long way in terms of renewable energy over the past few years. We are becoming less dependent on fossil fuels every day, and advances in wind and solar technology allow some countries to driven by renewable (sometimes more than once). One.....

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A Cleaning up Way to Repeatedly Remove and Reuse Phosphate from Polluted Waters

A Cleaning up Way to Repeatedly Remove and Reuse Phosphate from Polluted Waters

Researchers have devised a method for removing and reusing phosphate from polluted waters on a continuous basis. The Phosphate Elimination and Recovery Lightweight (PEARL) membrane developed by the team is a porous, flexible substrate that selectively removes up to 99 percent of phosphate ions fr.....

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World’s Earliest Known Rock Art is Disappearing at Alarming Rate Due to Climate Change

World’s Earliest Known Rock Art is Disappearing at Alarming Rate Due to Climate Change

New research has found that some of the world’s oldest rock art is declining at an alarming rate and that the reason for this disappearance is probably suspicious climate change. Most of the world’s oldest cave art is found in Indonesia, along with some of the oldest impressive artwork –.....

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Sea Level Rise puts Hundreds of Coastal Airports at Risk of Increasing Flood

Sea Level Rise puts Hundreds of Coastal Airports at Risk of Increasing Flood

Scientists have discovered that 269 airports are currently at risk of coastal flooding. A 2°C increase in temperature, consistent with the Paris Agreement, would result in 100 airports being below mean sea level and 364 airports being at risk of flooding. If the global mean temperature rise exce.....

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Ocean Dumping (Solutions)

Ocean Dumping (Solutions)

Ocean dumping, often known as marine dumping, is described as the intentional dumping of rubbish into our oceans. It is the intentional discharge of hazardous wastes at sea from ships, planes, platforms, or other man-made structures. Ocean incineration and disposal into the seabed and sub-seabed .....

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Researchers find a way to Extracted Metals from the Earth’s Crust in an Eco-friendly Method

Researchers find a way to Extracted Metals from the Earth’s Crust in an Eco-friendly Method

Metals extracted from the Earth’s crust are essential for our everyday products, but their extraction has a significant environmental impact. Once the minerals have been extracted, simply processing them necessitates the use of a slew of chemicals, many of which may be harmful to the enviro.....

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