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Plugging Away in a Prius

Jonathan Sawyer spent $30 000--and voided the warranty--to add a plug to his Prius hybrid.

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Coral, Coral Reefs, Climate Change, Global Warming, Hurricanes, Tropical Storms, Earthwatch, Belize

Will Corals Survive Stormy Future?

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Earthwatch-supported study reveals that climate change-related storms limit the number of coral recruits that enter a coral community.

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Experts for Earth Day 2008: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

Earth Day 2008 will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from building sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.

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Earth Day, Carbon Footprint, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (Cfls), Energy Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Electrical Consumption

Reducing Carbon Footprint Illuminates Small Biz Bottom Line

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Expert discusses how reducing carbon footprint illuminates small business' bottom line

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Recycling, Urban Trees, Environmental Planning

Conference on "Recycling" Urban Trees Held May 16 at Appalachian

Useable wood for cities urban forests often is wasted. A conference on recycling urban trees looks at ways the wood can be used for other purposes.

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Earth Day: Researchers are Finding Green Solutions

As people around the world prepare to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are doing their part by developing smart, practical, green solutions to better the environment.

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Landscape Architecture Professor Shares Top Ten Tips for "˜Green' Gardens

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Grooming that expanse of velvety green grass typically involves pesticides, herbicides and plenty of water, not to mention the oil and gasoline needed to fuel the lawn mower. Now, just in time for Earth Day, there's help for eco-warrior wannabes who want some green space at home (and time to enjoy it).

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UC San Diego Becoming "˜Greenest' University

UC San Diego, a world leader in climate change research, is taking steps to become the leading utilizer of renewable energy among U.S. universities within the next few years.

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Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Environment, Nanoscience, Oregon

Think Green, Scientist Says, to Reduce Nanotech Hazards

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The University of Oregon's Jim Hutchison already holds three patents in the emerging field of nanotechnology as well as leadership roles in organizations that promote the technology's potential in materials science and medicine. Hutchison, a chemist and materials scientist, however, also embraces a strong call for exploring potential environmental and health implications, which he says could be many, and for designing new materials with reduced hazard.

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Winners of 2008 Tyler Environmental Prize Announced

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James Galloway and Harold Mooney share the 2008 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, administered by the University of Southern California. Galloway described the "nitrogen cascade" of ecological impacts from fertilizers and fossil fuels; Mooney helped transform ecology into a global discipline.







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