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Bushfires fan global warming debate

Bushfires fan global warming debate | Environment | Scoop.it

Australia has been battling unseasonably bad bushfires for weeks. The flames have destroyed hundreds of homes - and have also intensified a political debate about whether there is a link with global warming.


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The Botany of Bushfires

The Botany of Bushfires | Environment | Scoop.it

The Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre is trying to understand more about how bushfires work and how the environment responds to them. With sadly appropriate timing their recent research paper, Relationship between leaf traits and fire-response strategies in shrub species of a mountainous region of south-eastern Australia has just become a free access paper at Annals of Botany


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A Giant Basket That Uses Condensation to Gather Drinking Water | Wired Design | Wired.com

A Giant Basket That Uses Condensation to Gather Drinking Water | Wired Design | Wired.com | Environment | Scoop.it
Vittori hopes to have two WarkaTowers erected in Ethiopia by 2015 and is looking for financial rainmakers who'd like to seed these tree-inspired structures across the country.
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