Environment

Highway 93 in Nevada Holds More Than 40 Wildlife Crossings

Highway 93 in Nevada Holds More Than 40 Wildlife Crossings

While destroying nature every minute, humankind also wants to pay back animals that have to cross highways by building wildlife crossings to keep them...

You Can Build Your Own Affordable Solar Power System

You Can Build Your Own Affordable Solar Power System

Going green has many benefits. The obvious one is that it reduces one’s carbon footprint, in turn saving the environment. Another reason to unplug...

Covão do Conchos Spillway Looks Like A Portal To A Parallel Universe

Covão do Conchos Spillway Looks Like A Portal To A Parallel Universe

One can’t help but be mesmerized by the Covão do Conchos, a spillway in the middle of a tranquil Portuguese lake. A...

The World’s Most Interesting Wind Energy Turbines

The World’s Most Interesting Wind Energy Turbines

Wind power remains one of the fastest growing energy sources in the world, rivaled only by solar power. Utilizing big turbines designed for high-efficiency...

Challenging Times for Canada’s Oil Sands

Challenging Times for Canada’s Oil Sands

Canada’s oil sands industry is under immense pressure as companies abandon major projects. A company recently requested to revoke an oil sands project as...

Discovering the Western Pacific Bio-‘Twang’ of the Mariana Trench

Discovering the Western Pacific Bio-‘Twang’ of the Mariana Trench

Researchers discovered an eerie, extraterrestrial sound in the deepest part of the ocean – the Mariana Trench. The trench lies to the south of Japan...

Two-Billion-Year-Old Water Uncovered by Researchers from the University of Toronto

Two-Billion-Year-Old Water Uncovered by Researchers from the University of Toronto

“Old” might not be an adjective we often use to refer to water, but it definitely applies to a discovery made by scientists from...

Engineers Use Sonar System to Detect Sharks

Engineers Use Sonar System to Detect Sharks

A team of Australian researchers want to keep both humans and sharks safe with new technology. The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the...

These Gleaming Crystals Offer New Water Purification

These Gleaming Crystals Offer New Water Purification

When high levels of heavy metals were found in drinking water in Flint, Mich., and Newark, N.J., a science team came forward with a...

Report Calculates All Humanity’s Stuff Weighs 30 Trillion Tonnes

Report Calculates All Humanity’s Stuff Weighs 30 Trillion Tonnes

Researchers have finally calculated the combined mass of the ‘technosphere’ – everything created by humans. It’s your stuff, your neighbor’s things, all the gadgets...