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China Scientists Find Use for Cigarette Butts
Environment  (tags: environment, GoodNews, science, humans )

- 3331 days ago -
Chemical extracts from cigarette butts -- so toxic they kill fish -- can be used to protect steel pipes from rusting, a study in China has found.
Mermaid Sightings Claimed in Israel
Offbeat  (tags: mermaid )

- 3603 days ago -
Locals and tourists in the Israeli town of Kiryat Yam have been flocking to the coast in hopes of glimpsing a creature that most people believe only exist in fairy tales.
Are Wind Farms a Health Risk?
Health & Wellness  (tags: wind turbines, wind turbine syndrome )

- 3612 days ago -
Living too close to wind turbines can cause heart disease, tinnitus, vertigo, panic attacks, migraines and sleep deprivation, according to groundbreaking research to be published later this year by an American doctor.
Greening Cows to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses
Animals  (tags: global warming )

- 3654 days ago -
The first program In North America to naturally decrease global warming gasses caused by cows' belches.
US Lab Debuts Super Laser
Science & Tech  (tags: fusion, green energy )

- 3677 days ago -
Electricity derived from fusion reactions similar to what takes place in the sun could help sate humanity's growing appetite for green energy, according to lab officials.
Red Sox Celebrate Earth Day!
Offbeat  (tags: Red Sox, Earth Day )

- 3716 days ago -
The Red Sox are celebrating Earth Day in style this year. Boston has been taking significant steps to making their operations more eco-friendly. Here's just a few of the new green initiatives you'll see at Fenway this year:
World's Largest Black Coral Forest Discovered!
Environment  (tags: black coral )

- 3723 days ago -
The narrow stretch of water known as the Strait of Messina hides the world's largest forest of black coral, according to a new survey of the Mediterranean sea bed.
Promising Energy Harvesting Technology to Replace Batteries in IPods and Cell Phones
Science & Tech  (tags: piezoelectric energy harvesting )

- 3737 days ago -
Imagine if all you had to do to charge your iPod or your BlackBerry was to wave your hand, or stretch your arm, or take a walk? You could say goodbye to batteries and never have to plug those devices into a power source again.
6,000 Rare Irrawaddy Dolphins Found in South Asia
Environment  (tags: Irrawaddy dolphin )

- 3738 days ago -
Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society estimate that nearly 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins were found living in freshwater regions of Bangladesh's Sundarbans mangrove forest and adjacent waters of the Bay of Bengal.
Swedish Government to Raise Fuel Taxes to Cut Greenhouse Gases
World  (tags: fuel taxes, greenhouse gas emissions )

- 3759 days ago -
Sweden's government said Tuesday it planned to exempt taxes on so-called clean-fuel cars and would raise taxes on vehicles run on diesel in an attempt to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
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