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60-Second Earth

Earthquake Deflection Takes Tiny Step

Dodany: 6 kwietnia 2014

Building on light cloaking work, physicists took a small step toward the goal of shielding cities from earthquakes by deflecting incoming energy. David Biello reports. -- Read more on...

Citizen Environmental Monitoring Could Keep Officials Honest

Dodany: 1 kwietnia 2014

Smartphones, cheap satellite imaging and crowd-funded enterprises have made citizen oversight possible that was undreamt of by past transparency advocates and environmentalists. David Biello... --...

Space-Based Solar Collectors Could Have Sunny Future

Dodany: 25 marca 2014

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has a working prototype for a space-based solar energy collector and distributor that would beat the cloudy-day problem. David Biello reports. -- Read more on...

Realistic Climate Models Exhibit Greenhouse Gas Sensitivity

Dodany: 16 marca 2014

A consideration of the role of sootlike particulates and ozone implies that the climate should will not be insensitive to increasing levels of greenhouse gases. David Biello reports -- Read more...

Lighting May Cut Seed-Rich Bat Guano Production

Dodany: 14 marca 2014

Bats ate less fruit in lit areas than in dark ones, which may lessen their seed-dispersal activities needed to bring back slashed rainforests. Cynthia Graber reports. -- Read more on...

Air-Gun Oil Exploration Wrongs Right Whales

Dodany: 3 marca 2014

The U.S. government has given industry permission to use of lethally loud seismic devices up and down the east coast. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Airgun Oil Exploration Wrongs Right Whales

Dodany: 3 marca 2014

The U.S. government has given industry permission to use of lethally loud seismic devices up and down the East Coast. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Climate Currently Pays For Increased Human Wealth

Dodany: 23 lutego 2014

A new study attempts to quantify CO2 emissions if economic growth continues. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cities Befriend Select Plants and Animals

Dodany: 19 lutego 2014

As more people move to cities, careful planning could mean a happy home for both humans and a substantial amount of wildlife. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Global Warming Freezes Penguin Chicks

Dodany: 9 lutego 2014

More rain related to a warming climate soaks Magellanic penguin chicks to the skin before their waterproof feathers grow in, killing them from hypothermia. Allie Wilkinson reports. -- Read more on...

China Holiday Travel Puts Spotlight On Transportation

Dodany: 2 lutego 2014

Lunar New Year means tens of millions of travelers in China, mostly by bus but increasingly by car, which is bad news for air quality. David Biello reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

If The Fuel Source Ain't Clean Your Electric Car Ain't Green

Dodany: 27 stycznia 2014

A host of factors determine the role of electric and hybrid cars in reducing greenhouse gas pollution, such as whether coal is their ultimate fuel source. David Biello reports. -- Read more on...

Heat Is On These Countries for the Heat

Dodany: 21 stycznia 2014

A new analysis calculates each of the Earth's countries total amount of CO2 pollution and responsibility for the ensuing global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cold Outside? Forecast Calls for an Uptick in Global Warming Disbelief

Dodany: 12 stycznia 2014

The temperature outside governs most people's response to climate change. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Biggest Stories on Earth

Dodany: 29 grudnia 2013

David Biello looks back at the big environmental stories of the year covered on 60-Second Earth. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Treat Old Gadgets Like Garbage

Dodany: 22 grudnia 2013

E-waste is a large--and growing--problem that can be addressed by thoughtful disposal, David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Many Partridges Are Really in that Pear Tree?

Dodany: 15 grudnia 2013

The annual Christmas Bird Count is revealing big changes in the avian world, thanks to us ground-dwellers. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Blame Heat Waves on Loss of Arctic Sea Ice

Dodany: 8 grudnia 2013

New research suggests a link between the precipitous meltdown of Arctic summer sea ice and broiling heat waves. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dandruff Shampoo Could Mess Up Waterways

Dodany: 1 grudnia 2013

Toxicity testing on shampoo that fights flakes reveals that it's bad for plants and animals once it's in wastewater. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Human Health Depends on a Healthy Environment

Dodany: 25 listopada 2013 - Średnia ocen: 4

A new study examines the links between environmental degradation and human illness. David Biello reports -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com