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Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

Sheryl
- 930 days ago - grist.org
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
Human Diet Trick Could Save Coral Reefs
Science & Tech  (tags: diet trick, carbon dioxide, coral, nutrition, humans, supplements, discovery, environment, research, science, study, world )

Lone
- 1074 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Under stress from climate change and rising levels of carbon dioxide, coral in nature is continually struggling to find nutrition. It's a common problem for humans too; it's one of the reasons why the dietary supplement market is booming.
NASA Launches Carbon-Tracking Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellites, Earth, climate change, carbon dioxide )

Freya
- 1390 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
Carbon Dioxide Could Save Strawberries From Parasitic Mites
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, parasite, parasitic mites, prevention, chemical based pesticide, CO2, carbon dioxide, agriculture, Japan )

Naoko
- 1897 days ago - mainichi.jp
A method of protecting strawberry plantsfrom two-spotted spider mites without chemical-based pesticides might help farmers in Miyagi Prefecture who were devastated by the tsunami on March 11, 2011.
'Hybrid' Plankton Could Solve Food Problems, Global Warming
Science & Tech  (tags: plankton, food problem, global warming, euglena, nurients, carbon dioxide, DHA, midorimushi, Japan, NASA, earospace, scientists, research, environment, diet, food, health )

Naoko
- 2311 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A type of microscopic plankton, which has features of both animals and plants, as well as containing nearly all essential nutrients for human beings, and absorbs carbon dioxide, may be the key to solving some of the world's most toughest problems.
Tree Cloning for a Cleaner Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Tree clone, cloning, ancient trees, oaks, sequoia, environment, eco friendly, conservation, David Milarch, cleans spirited, carbon dioxide, oxygen, botany, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, greenhousegases, globalwarming )

CleanSpir
- 2596 days ago - cleanspirited.com
A non profit group called Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is collecting genetic material from the world's most ancient trees in an effort to replant clones and restore our ancient forests while also cleansing our environment by absorbing carbon dioxide.
Japan Launches Satellite to Track Greenhouse Gases
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, satellite, GOSAT, greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide )

Scarlett
- 3374 days ago - blogs.nature.com
A two-tonne satellite specifically designed to study climate change was successfully launched today from Japan. Orbiting at a level of 666km, the greenhouse gases observing satellite (GOSAT) will monitor the levels of carbon dioxide and methane.
Curbing Soot Could Blunt Global Warming: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: black carbon, soot, stmosphere, global warming, climate change, biofuels, India, Ganges River, carbon emissions, forests, burning, carbon dioxide, China )

LL
- 3682 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sharply reducing the amount of black carbon -- commonly known as soot -- in the atmosphere could help slow global warming and buy precious time in the long-term fight against climate change, according to a study released Sunday. Curbing soot emissions
   

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