Earth360 to the Rescue: The Orbital Launching a Balloon (with Tiny Cameras) into Near Space
Plants don’t need gravity to grow, according to a new study out of the University of Florida (UF). When study authors Anna Lisa Paul and Robert Ferl of UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences monitored images of small, white Arabidopsis thaliana seeds growing both on Earth and in nutrient-rich gel in zero-gravity orbit, they […]
You don’t have to trade in your values anymore if you like buying cut flowers to decorate your home….
One thing has become clear, the frequency and strength of hurricanes and other storms will continue to increase as the climate warms.
ARCA has recycled more than 100,000 refrigerators and fridges over the past year, diverting 5.5 million pounds of foam and plastics from landfills…
A couple hurdles are keeping consumers from making the leap to electric vehicles (EVs): lack of charging stations and the price of the cars.
By the Numbers: Cape Wind Comes Online 130 Offshore Wind Turbines Are Ready to Rise in Nantucket Sound
130. That’s how many offshore wind turbines will be sited over a 24-square-mile grid on Nantucket Sound’s Horseshoe Shoal about five miles south of Hyannis, Massachusetts. Known as Cape Wind, the offshore wind farm is in its final victory lap after a decade of political, legal and regulatory wrangling, and barges just off the coast […]
A Record Number of Coal Plants Are Shutting Down. In fact, 8.5% of coal-fired power plants will be retired by 2016, thanks to the Sierra Club and others…