Tag: climate

09
Sep
2017
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How the demand for sand is killing rivers – BBC News

Demand for sand in Kenya is driving the illegal sand harvesting industry, causing loss of ecosystems and…

04
Sep
2017
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Dutch Company Powers Streetlights With Living Plants; Will Your Cell Phone Be Next? by Kayla Schultz — YES! Magazine

Forget potato clocks. This promising new technology derives substantial amounts of electricity from living plants.

21
Aug
2017
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Britain’s seabird colonies face catastrophe as warming waters disrupt their food supply | Environment | The Guardian

Populations of gannets, puffins and other marine birds are in freefall, but a crucial scientific study to…

13
Aug
2017
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Super-heatwaves of 55°C to emerge if global warming continues – European Commission

Heatwaves amplified by high humidity can reach above 40°C and may occur as often as every two…