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Saving the 'Fish of Death' -- There's an App for That - Huffington Post

Saving the 'Fish of Death' -- There's an App for That - Huffington Post | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
Saving the 'Fish of Death' -- There's an App for That
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The biologist and developer of the app is Dr. Chris Bird, a researcher and assistant professor in the college of science and engineering at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.
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This is an interesting article discussing the pros and cons of a new App that tracks the location and populations of opihi, a shellfish delicacy in Hawaii

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A Scarcity of Rare Metals Is Hindering Green Technologies by Nicola Jones: Yale Environment 360

A Scarcity of Rare Metals Is Hindering Green Technologies by Nicola Jones: Yale Environment 360 | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
A shortage of 'rare earth' metals, used in everything from electric car batteries to solar panels to wind turbines, is hampering the growth of renewable energy technologies.
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This is an interesting article covering the global shortage and demand of "rare earth" elements. It stresses the importance of recycling what we have, and creating alternative and more efficient methods of using these elements. Topics such as more effective mining techniques, and manufacturing with the intent to recycle are also discussed.

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