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Costa Rica has long been a tropical hideaway, a lush paradise of incredible wildlife. It’s also one of only a few countries on this planet with absolutely no military forces. But Costa Rica is …
Costa Rica has long been a tropical hideaway, a lush paradise of incredible wildlife. It’s also one of only …
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What would happen if an army of plants took it upon itself to wrap the city in greenery without our permission? The award-winning short film "Wrapped" by Roman Kaelin, Falko Paeper and Florian …
What would happen if an army of plants took it upon itself to wrap the city in greenery without our …
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We already harness energy from the sun, the wind, and many other natural processes for our own uses, and electricity generated from ocean waves could be the next big thing in renewables. Known as wave …
We already harness energy from the sun, the wind, and many other natural processes for our own uses, and electricity …
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We manufacture over 300m tonnes of plastics each year for use in everything from packaging to clothing. Their resilience is great when you want a product to last. But once discarded, plastics linger in the …
We manufacture over 300m tonnes of plastics each year for use in everything from packaging to clothing. Their resilience is …
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Before we go and have a look at what’s going on at the Bermuda Triangle, we should shift our attention onto strange holes that just keep on appearing in Siberia. In the last of …
Before we go and have a look at what’s going on at the Bermuda Triangle, we should shift our …
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Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds. Melting ice sheets—especially in Greenland—are changing the distribution of weight on Earth. And that has …
Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds. Melting ice …
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Innovative 3-D designs from an MIT team can more than double the solar power generated from a given area. Intensive research around the world has focused on improving the performance of solar photovoltaic cells and …
Innovative 3-D designs from an MIT team can more than double the solar power generated from a given area. Intensive …
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Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 years to decompose in a landfill. The fact that at least half of all water bottles are used only …
Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 years to decompose in …
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Seawer is a self-supported hydroelectric power station that can generate electricity using seawater at the same time that it cleans up plastic waste. The huge structure separates plastic particles and fluids, recycles seawater and releases …
Seawer is a self-supported hydroelectric power station that can generate electricity using seawater at the same time that it cleans …
People generally do not remember what happened on January 26, 1700. On this very day in history a magnitude-9.0 earthquake devastated the coast of what we now know as Oregon and Washington. A regional First Nation called …
People generally do not remember what happened on January 26, 1700. On this very day in history a magnitude-9.0 earthquake devastated the …
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