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You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing ~ TEXT and SOUNDS
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, climate change, soundscape ecologist, discovery, investigation, news, humans, world, study )

Carrie
- 265 days ago - outsideonline.com
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause has recorded jaguars in the Amazon, ice in Antarctica, insects in Zimbabwe, rainstorms in Borneo, and orcas in the Pacific. Wild sounds allow us to examine changes that may otherwise go unnoticed.
Newly Identified Bacteria Break Down Tough Plastic
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, news, research, science, study, technology )

Pablo
- 169 days ago - aaas.org
Keio University. Researchers have identified a species of bacteria that uses just two enzymes to break down a tough type of plastic polymer. A NEW BACTERIA BREAKS DOWN PET POLYMERS THAT MAKE UP SOME WATER BOTTLES AND OTHER COMMON PLASTIC CONTAINERS.
Siri And Other Phone Assistants Don't Always Help In A Crisis
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, humans, environment, tech, investigation )

Cal
- 166 days ago - npr.org
...if you told the Google App or S Voice from Samsung that you were just sexually assaulted or beaten by your partner, they don't have much to offer, a study finds.
Searching for the Painted Bunting ~ New York City's Colorful New Celebrity
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, humans, environment, habitat, news, world )

Carrie
- 266 days ago - theverge.com
We're hoping to catch a glimpse of a bird that ~ until recently ~ had never been seen in New York City: the painted bunting. The bird is the avian equivalent of a box of crayons.
Catatumbo Lighting
Science & Tech  (tags: Catatumbo Lighting, Venezuela, Tropospheric ozone, science, environment, Maracaibo basin )

Nancy
- 293 days ago - odditycentral.com
The people of northwestern Venezuela call the phenomenon âEUR~rib a-baâEUR(TM), which means âEUR~river of fire in the skyâEUR(TM). It is also known as âEUR~Relámpago del CatatumboâEUR(TM), the âEUR~everlasting stormâEUR(TM). It generates 1.2 million lightning strikes a year,
Groundwater Contamination From Fracking Changes Over Time: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: carcinogens, earthquakes, environment, fracking, ground water, heavy metals )

Julie
- 108 days ago - thetyee.ca
Fracking chemicals from oil wells were located within four kilometres from sampled water wells. Canada's top hydrogeologist and contaminant expert calls fracking an uncontrolled science experiment on groundwater
For More and Better-Quality Food Production, Take Care of Pollinators
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, diversity, environment, health, pollinators, sustainable agriculture, new insect species )

Rosemary
- 219 days ago - blog.worldagroforestry.org
Bees, birds, butterflies, moths and some small mammals transfer pollen from flower to flower, causing fruit to set. This environmental service of pollinators is what secures the harvest of a huge proportion of the worldâEUR(TM)s food production.
Israeli Surveillance Balloon Kept Paris Delegates Safe
Science & Tech  (tags: Paris, terrorists, terrorism, Muslim terrorists, climate conference, protection, environment, science, safety, society, world )

Penny
- 256 days ago - israel21c.org
Paris police launched an Israeli~made Skystar 180 aerostat surveillance balloon over the French capital to help assure the security of about 200 worldwide delegates
WorldâEUR(TM)s First Robotic Vegetable Factory Opening in Japan in 2017
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, scientists, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 149 days ago - industrytap.com
Japan shocked the world when it recently staffed a hotel with robots. Now Japan is preparing to open the worldâEUR(TM)s first fully automated vegetable farm. These developments, in quick succession ...
Why the Arctic Is Warming Twice as Fast as Rest of Planet (+Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, discovery, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, news, NOAA, world, World Wildlife Fund )

Kayleen
- 254 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that this will cause warming seas and higher sea levels around the globe. Also the Arctic walrus population is at risk, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Water Report: Without Regulations, Canada Is a Fish Out of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, deregulation, environment, Harper, water )

Julie
- 330 days ago - canadians.org
Blue Betrayal looks at the damage created by the deregulation and privatization of our water resources and the accelerated decline of water protection under the Harper government.
Frozen Frogs - the Rip Van Winkle of the Animal World .
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, science, world, news, interesting )

MonikaAWA
- 252 days ago - creation.com
The Alaskan Tree frog freezes solid in the winter, stopping it's heart completely, and then unthaws in the spring.
Discover Floating Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: volunteer, volunteerism, Kelp, science, research, space, study, environment, habitat, safety, scientists, world, interesting )

Mari
- 359 days ago - floatingforests.org
We are trying to understand how forests of kelp grow and change over time. We need your help to find these forests in pictures from space! 2,147,530 Classifications 548,465 Images Complete 5,619 Total Users.
 

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