60-Second Earth

New Map Knows Noise

Dodany: 23 lutego 2015

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National Park Service researchers recorded ambient sound from all over the country to find out where there’s still stillness. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Oil Eating Microbes Have Worldwide Underground Connections

Dodany: 15 lutego 2015

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Life thrives even deep in the Earth and scientists are beginning to suspect extensive connections among those underground environments. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

Siberian Winters See Temp Uptick

Dodany: 8 lutego 2015

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The long-term winter warming of Russia’s far north has gotten a boost from industrialization. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dig This: China Cuts Coal Production

Dodany: 1 lutego 2015

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The biggest single source of global warming pollution actually started to shrink in 2014. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Is Recycling Worth the Effort?

Dodany: 28 stycznia 2015

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The value of recycling depends on the material in question and whether all hidden costs and benefits go into the analysis. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Tropical Forests Pay Price for Gold Rush

Dodany: 21 stycznia 2015

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Desire for gold has made mining in tropical forests financially worthwhile, leading to ecosystem destruction. Cynthia Graber reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cheap Oil Means Raise the Gas T-Word

Dodany: 12 stycznia 2015

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Low oil prices present an opportunity to come to grips with our crumbling infrastructure and the cost of climate change. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Meet the (Newest Known) Beetles!

Dodany: 31 grudnia 2014

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Researchers announced the discovery of 98 beetle species previously unknown to science. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Oil Spill Sullies World Heritage Site

Dodany: 23 grudnia 2014

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The Sundarbans, part of the world's largest mangrove forest and stretching across India and Bangladesh, have been tarnished by a 350,000-liter oil spill. David Biello reports. -- Read more on...

Plummeting Petroleum Price Gases Up Global Warming

Dodany: 15 grudnia 2014

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Good news for gas and oil consumers can be bad news for the environment. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Movies Can Boost Solar Power

Dodany: 28 listopada 2014

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The pattern that stores a film on a Blu-ray disc also can help improve photovoltaics. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Sun's Magnetic Field Boosts Earth Lightning

Dodany: 24 listopada 2014

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When the Sun's magnetic field is pointed away from Earth, lightning strikes in the U.K. go up 50 percent. Christopher Intagliata reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Wildlife Crime? There's an App for That

Dodany: 19 listopada 2014

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A new tool may help officials crack down on the illegal wildlife trade. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Protected Areas Get Short Shrift

Dodany: 11 listopada 2014

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Protected land and sea areas serve the wildlife within them as well as the humans who live near them. But countries are backtracking on their financial commitments to these vital regions. Steve... ...

Clock Ticking on Climate Change Prevention

Dodany: 2 listopada 2014

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The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's new synthesis report adds urgency to the need to cut additional greenhouse gas pollution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Better E-Waste Handling Helps Environment and Health

Dodany: 28 października 2014

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Plastic-removal machines will enable Ghana's e-waste recoverers to get at valuable metal guts without burning off the exteriors. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Bottling the Sun's Power on Earth

Dodany: 19 października 2014

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A breakthrough in fusion could solve the world's energy problems, but remains improbable. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ebola Gorilla Vaccine Could Prevent Human Outbreaks

Dodany: 13 października 2014

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Infected gorillas and chimps butchered for meat may be behind Ebola outbreaks. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Wildlife Population Plummeted Since 1970

Dodany: 5 października 2014

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A World Wildlife Fund report estimates losses of 40 percent of all individual land and sea animals, and a 70 percent population crash of all river animals, since 1970. David Biello reports. --...

People Power Takes Aim at Climate Change

Dodany: 20 września 2014

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Participlants in the People's Climate March in New York City September 21st hope to persuade world leaders at the U.N. Climate Summit that follows. David Biello reports -- Read more on...