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Conserving biodiversity in palm plantations

Near Tarapoto, Peru, a private company is clearing rain forests to establish a heart-of-palm plantation.  The company is interested in mitigating the impacts to biological diversity and has planned to leave 25 m buffers… 340 more words

Ecology

Compost, Citizen Science and Veterans

The skills that we’re asking them to use are the same skills that were honed and practiced under very different conditions: combat conditions; dangerous conditions,” Marinchak said. 153 more words

Compost

'Mountains'

Grey mountains’ peaks

Topped with white snow

Peering through the clouds

Everywhere you look

So majestic in their coldness

So raw, so sharp

Untouched by the human’s hand… 45 more words

Poems

From NASA: "Ozone-Depleting Compound Persists, NASA Research Shows "

NASA

August 20, 2014
Steve Cole
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0918
stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov

Kathryn Hansen
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
301-286-1046
kathryn.h.hansen@nasa.gov

NASA research shows Earth’s atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide. 865 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Astrobiology: "Sunlight controls the fate of carbon released from thawing Arctic permafrost"

Astrobiology Magazine

Aug 22, 2014
Source: University of Michigan
Bernie DeGroat, (734) 647-1847, bernied@umich.edu

Sunlight controls the fate of carbon released from thawing Arctic permafrost… 931 more words

Astrobiology

Eco Experience Features World's Biggest Paper Wad

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota State Fair may be for many a time to gorge on deep fried foods, or to check out the latest farm equipment, or to take a sip on one of the thrilling Mighty Midway rights. 198 more words

News

MINIMUM ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Besides efficient and effective construction, we take additional actions to ensure minimum energy consumption and maximum ecology of our buildings, such as:

Location of Green Areas and House Orientation – during the architectural design we ensure that the Green Areas are located in the most effective location, so that residents of all our houses can benefit. 248 more words

E3 Lifestyle