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South Pacific plant may be missing link in evolution of flowering plants

...e Gaza Strip, environmental sustainability and oil spills in Egyptian waters. The Water and Environment Journal is The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management's main peer-reviewed publication and can trace its origins back to the 1890's. And with a new Editor-in Chief, Professor David B...

Dolphins at risk

...e Gaza Strip, environmental sustainability and oil spills in Egyptian waters. The Water and Environment Journal is The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management's main peer-reviewed publication and can trace its origins back to the 1890's. And with a new Editor-in Chief, Professor David B...

Brazil creates buffer zone around coral reefs off Atlantic coast

...ffects of oil and gas exploration and possible oil spills that helped motivate the effort by IBAMA to get the buffer zone declared. Under the government declaration, oil and gas activities are prohibited in 75 percent of the buffer zone, and approval for such development in the other 25 percent would requi...

Rice scientists unveil 'nanoegg'

...en a child rhythmically sloshes bathwater until it spills out of the tub." In order for plasmons to be excited by light, the electrons on a particle's surface must behave in such a way as to create a 'dipole moment,' a state marked by two equal but opposite poles, one positive and the other negative ?much...

'Dead zone' summer killed billions of ocean state mussels

... bay. Hypoxia can start when fertilizer or sewage spills into coastal waters, carrying nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients. Often fueled by warm temperatures and a lack of circulation, this nutrient rush can cause algae blooms. When the algae dies, it sinks to the bottom, where it is consumed by bacte...

Oil spills and climate change double the mortality rate of British seabirds

...e University of Sheffield has shown that major oil spills and a changing climate have had a far greater impa...Sheffield, shows for the first time that major oil spills double the mortality rate of adult guillemots in Britain, even though the pollution occurs hundreds ...

Researchers Discover That Microbes Can Produce Miniature Electrical Wires

...ts, have demonstrated promise as cleaners of toxic spills and generators of energy. They are anaerobic bacte...elp remove contaminants from underground petroleum spills and landfill pollution of groundwater, as well as remove uranium from contaminated groundwater at a ...

Solution to Pollution: New Bacteria Eats Toxic Waste

...ment head. “Past disposal practices and accidental spills have put these carcinogens in our environment, and nature has figured out a way to cleanse herself. We want to be able to understand it better through genomic analysis.?/p> Engineers often use other human-made chemicals to clean up contaminated ...

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