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Seaweed farm can produce as much sustainable energ..

A new ready-made seaweed farm could play a major part in generating sustainable energy  from biomass. The use of special textile mats simplifies seaweed farming and substantially increases the yield. According to the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN),… read more

Declines in whales, fish, seabirds and large anima..

A new study shows that whales and outsized land mammals–as well as seabirds and migrating fish–played a vital role in keeping the planet fertile by transporting nutrients from ocean depths and spreading them across seas, up rivers, and deep inland,… read more

Bees don’t like diesels!

Diesel fumes may be reducing the  availability of almost half the most common flower odours that bees use to find their food, new research has found. The new findings suggest that toxic nitrous oxide (NOx) in diesel exhausts could be… read more

Trash or Treasure? Repurposing Food Waste to Feed ..

“If I offered you a bruised banana, you probably wouldn’t be interested,” said Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. “But what if I offered you some banana ice cream on a hot summer… read more

Help the Monarch recover

Jode Roberts has spent a lot of the summer checking out ditches and fields along the sides of roads, railways and trails. At first, he didn’t like what he was seeing. Roberts, who is leading the David Suzuki Foundation’s effort… read more