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Fossil fuels are sub-prime assets, Bank of England governor warned

Fossil fuels are sub-prime assets, Bank of England governor warned | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Open letter to Sir Mervyn King says overexposure to high-carbon assets by London-listed companies risks creating a 'carbon bubble' (RT @Bergg69: " Fossil fuels are sub-prime assets, Bank of England governor warned"
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Biomagnification Introduction for Environmental Science & Engineering , Competitive exams, IAS,UPSC

Video Lecture on Introduction to Biomagnification by Dr.V.R.Manoj. Biomagnification is a very important environmental concept as it is makes us realize ho
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Ozone hole easy to understand lecture

Easy to understand video lecture on Ozone hole for Environmental science students, competitive and civil service exam aspirants from Dr.V.R.Manoj, Velamma
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Biomagnification Introduction for Environmental Science & Engineering , Competitive exams, IAS,UPSC

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Walking fish, sneezing monkey: 211 new species found in Himalayas | | Hindustan Times

Walking fish, sneezing monkey: 211 new species found in Himalayas | | Hindustan Times | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
The new species discovered between 2009 and 2014 included 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, 10 amphibians, one reptile, a bird and a mammal species. This is by far the largest discovery of species new to science in the region with 354 species discovered in a decade between 1998 and 2008.
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Worms to eat Plastic !

Worms to eat Plastic ! | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Plastic, long considered nonbiodegradable and one of the biggest contributors to global pollution, might have met its match: The small, brownish, squirmy mealworm.
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A Semi-Detached House In Singapore Connects To Its Environment

Designed by Aamer Architects, this semi-detached house in Singapore is aesthetically separated from its neighbour. The double-storey foyer is naturally lit from ...
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Freevolt generates power from thin air

Freevolt generates power from thin air | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
What you see above may look like an unremarkable slice of electronics, but it can theoretically power a low-energy device forever, and for free. If that sounds...
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Balls of DNA Could Fix Geothermal Energy's Biggest Problem | WIRED

Balls of DNA Could Fix Geothermal Energy's Biggest Problem | WIRED | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Drilling wells for geothermal energy can be like playing golf with a blindfold. DNA tracers make it more likely to sink a putt.
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Madagascar's Frogs are in Danger of Extinction Due to Deforestation. Here's ... - One Green Planet

Madagascar's Frogs are in Danger of Extinction Due to Deforestation. Here's ... - One Green Planet | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
As Madagascar’s population has risen, so has the need for more farm and pasture lands. Forests have disappeared as a consequence, loosening highland soils, and unleashing catastrophic erosion.

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Glow-in-the-dark chickens are genetically engineered to fight bird flu

Glow-in-the-dark chickens are genetically engineered to fight bird flu | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Researchers in the UK are using genetic engineering to fight the bird flu epidemic.
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In 2 years, all streetlights in India will be LEDs

In 2 years, all streetlights in India will be LEDs | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
India's streetlights are about to have a serious upgrade. The energy savings alone will be huge.
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Two big environmental documentaries hit the screens this fall

Two big environmental documentaries hit the screens this fall | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
“This Changes Everything” and “Racing Extinction” both launch ahead of the Paris climate talks.
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Bioenergy understood in under four minutes

Easy to understand video lecture on the basic concepts behind Bioenergy. Suitable for study preparation of Environmental Science and Engineering
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Biogas Digester from sheet metal by students, Velammal Engineering College, India

The video shows fabrication of Biogas Digester from Sheet metal by Mechanical Engineering students of Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, India, done a
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Bioenergy understood in under four minutes

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Aquatic Biodiversity: The Changing Shape Of Our Planet

Aquatic Biodiversity: The Changing Shape Of Our Planet | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
In this post you'll learn what is aquatic biodiversity; what is its significance and what are various threats to it and also learn how to combat its threats
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India Bangalore lake of toxic snowy froth - BBC News

India Bangalore lake of toxic snowy froth - BBC News | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
A toxic snowy froth caused in a lake by industrial pollution has spilled over into neighbourhoods in India's Bangalore city.
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How Can Bioacoustics Help Conserve Biodiversity?

How Can Bioacoustics Help Conserve Biodiversity? | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Stand outside in any natural environment, close your eyes, and listen. You’ll hear birds calling, or crickets chirping, or frogs croaking.
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Your Body Is Surrounded by Clouds of Skin and Fart Bacteria | WIRED

Your Body Is Surrounded by Clouds of Skin and Fart Bacteria | WIRED | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Everywhere you go, everything you do, you are surrounded by an aura of microbes.
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NEW LIFE FOR CHENNAI LAK Arun Krishnamurthy, Laureate-Environmentalist Foundation of India

NEW LIFE FOR CHENNAI LAK Arun Krishnamurthy, Laureate-Environmentalist Foundation of India | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
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The Largest Air Purifier Ever Built Sucks Up Smog And Turns It Into Gem Stones 

The Largest Air Purifier Ever Built Sucks Up Smog And Turns It Into Gem Stones  | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
What’s 23 feet tall, eats smog, and makes jewelry for fun?
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This is almost similar to the Electrostatic precipitator except that it condenses and packs the smog particles into tight shapes which can then be used to make fancy items like Jewellery !

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What The World Thinks Of Indian States, According To Google

What The World Thinks Of Indian States, According To Google | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Google Auto-complete is a great way to find out what the hive-mind is thinking. The feature has been around for more than 10 years; the suggestions are based on the popularity of what people type into
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Giving the Cold Shoulder to Wasteful Air Conditioners

Giving the Cold Shoulder to Wasteful Air Conditioners | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
There are currently 900 million room air conditioners worldwide. As populations and incomes increase and as the world grows warmer, this number is projected to grow to 2.5 billion air conditioners by 2050.
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