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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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Eco Friendly Ganesh Murti will Save Environment Special Story by Devshi Varotariya on DD Girnar

Eco Friendly Ganesh Murti will Save Environment Special Story by Devshi Varotariya on DD Girnar.
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Amazing Animal portraits ! from Brad Wilson

Amazing Animal portraits ! from Brad Wilson | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Photographer Brad Wilson, based in Los Angeles, started his Affinity series of animal portraits in 2010. These are the second part of this series. Brad takes the pictures in a photographic studio, just feet away from the animals. Some, such as the mountain lion and tigers, are deadly.
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27 Heartbreaking Photos That’ll Make You Realise What We’ve Done To Our Environment

27 Heartbreaking Photos That’ll Make You Realise What We’ve Done To Our Environment | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Did you know: The human population on our planet has grown more in the last 50 years than it did in the previous four million years. Everyday, enough trash is produced in the US to equal the weight of the Empire State Building. At least 50 million acres of rainforest are lost every year. That’s […]
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20 Things You Didn't Know About... Nuclear Accidents | DiscoverMagazine.com

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Nuclear Accidents | DiscoverMagazine.com | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Nuclear meltdowns have both harmed and benefited wildlife in contamination zones.
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Hydropower in a Pipe | DiscoverMagazine.com

Hydropower in a Pipe | DiscoverMagazine.com | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Turbines generate electricity from water flowing through municipal pipes.
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Scientists hunt for clues in mysterious deaths of 60,000 antelopes in four days

Scientists hunt for clues in mysterious deaths of 60,000 antelopes in four days | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Researchers have clues that might explain why thousands of saiga, an endangered antelope, died suddenly.
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This giant floating solar farm concept in Barcelona could produce almost 10 tonnes of food each year

This giant floating solar farm concept in Barcelona could produce almost 10 tonnes of food each year | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Latest breakthroughs in sustainable technology, business and market analysis
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10 reasons to go green starting NOW

10 reasons to go green starting NOW | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Have you been looking for a reason to go green? Look no further because we've got ten reasons lined up for you!
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A Glimpse of What We've Lost: 10 Extinct Animals in Photos

A Glimpse of What We've Lost: 10 Extinct Animals in Photos | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
We're in the midst of the sixth great extinction right now, with the rise of humans being behind the unpredented rise in the rate we're losing species. Here's a tiny sampling of what we've already lost, from the dawn of photography till the present day.
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Meat waste is the worst waste

Meat waste is the worst waste | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
ll food waste is not equally wasteful. The type of food that is wasted has a big influence on the amount of negative environmental impacts associated with that waste.
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Reflection in a pond

Reflection in a pond | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
As urban residents switch to municipal water, the labour class struggles with disappearing ponds, their main water source. SORIT GUPTO illustrates the social conflict over the privatisation of natural resources
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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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Clues from ancient Maya reveal lasting impact on environment - HeritageDaily

Clues from ancient Maya reveal lasting impact on environment - HeritageDaily | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Evidence from the tropical lowlands of Central America reveals how Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today's environmental conditions, according to...
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42 cool ways to control air pollution together

42 cool ways to control air pollution together | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
In this post you will read 42 very effective ways which various communities of our society can adopt to control air pollution without facing any big hurdle.
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Bio-Inspired Battery Could Help Green the Grid | DiscoverMagazine.com

Bio-Inspired Battery Could Help Green the Grid | DiscoverMagazine.com | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Quinones could be the key to flow batteries.
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New Aluminum Battery Takes Just 60 Seconds To Charge - D-brief

New Aluminum Battery Takes Just 60 Seconds To Charge - D-brief | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Bendable aluminum-ion batteries could replace the lithium-ion batteries currently in our devices, and be both longer-lasting and cheaper.
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Man's Greatest Crimes Against the Earth, in Pictures | DiscoverMagazine.com

Man's Greatest Crimes Against the Earth, in Pictures | DiscoverMagazine.com | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
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Rice unveils super-efficient solar-energy technology

Rice unveils super-efficient solar-energy technology | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Rice University scientists have unveiled a revolutionary new technology that uses nanoparticles to convert solar energy directly into steam. The new "solar steam" method from Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics is so effective it can even produce steam from icy cold water. Details of the solar steam method were published online today in ACS Nano. The technology's inventors said they expect it will first be used in sanitation and water-purification applications in the developing world.
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India offers technology to Pacific island countries to cope with climate change - SocialStory

India offers technology to Pacific island countries to cope with climate change - SocialStory | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
India offered its expertise and technology to the 14 resource rich countries of the strategically important to South Pacific region.
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Scientist drinks billion-year-old water: "It tastes terrible"

Scientist drinks billion-year-old water: "It tastes terrible" | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
One of the great scientific questions has now been answered. No, it's not something about the Higgs Boson or the Riemann hypothesis...
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Award-winning environmental education curriculum now available free online

Award-winning environmental education curriculum now available free online | Environmental Sciences & Engineering | Scoop.it
Think Earth's environmental curriculum, which is designed for preschool through middle school, is being updated, revised, and made freely available online.
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