Michal Amichai, Director, Division Of Vegetables and Herbs, took us on a tour through the center, starting with the little champion of the facility, the cherry tomato on the vine. “When we started this center the purpose was to find out which crop is the best for our area.
The “beneficial reuse” of coal ash, often touted as a way to keep the material out of landfills, is potentially causing serious contamination of drinking water in southeast Wisconsin and possibly across the state, according to a report released Tuesday by Clean Wiscons
Population expansions and high-speed economic development along major rivers have triggered ecological disasters across the world. In northwestern China, a massive water diversion project helped rescue the Heihe River and reverse environmental damage.
A novel approach to desalinating water could be very beneficial in providing fresh water for many parts of the world needing clean water. This is a relatively inexpensive process which uses graphite to use solar energy far more efficiently than ever before.
As the planet warms further, heat-waves and other weather extremes that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever, would become the “new climate normal,” creating a world of increased risks and instability.
Thirty years of research in the Wind River Range shows that air pollution is killing microorganisms in lakes and changing the alpine ecology despite federal rules that mandate pure air in the wilderness there.
In the world's driest rainfed wheat region, Washington State University researchers have identified summer fallow management practices that can make all the difference for farmers, water and soil conservation, and air quality.
Incorporating sixteen turbines that can deliver 320 MW, the tidal lagoon will be the world's largest. It will be built to scale in the facilities hall in Delft so that the hydrodynamic efficiency of the design can be tested in detail.
Professor Yu, group leader at UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, has been recognised with the 2015 Le Févre Memorial Prize for his scientific research which ranges from developing new ways to deliver vacc
Textile Exchange, an international nonprofit organization committed to a more sustainable textile industry, is releasing the results of an international Life Cycle Assessment that demonstrates the tangible benefits of organic cotton cultivation. The life cycle study tracked organic cotton fiber production and represents worldwide global production.
Researchers from Drexel University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rowan University are aligning themselves with government, private and advocacy groups in hopes of solving challenges that affect the region’s water resources.
Dr. Paul Barlow of the U.S. Geological Survey in Northborough, Massachusetts, and Stanley Leake of the USGS in Tucson, Arizona, have received the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering from the National Ground Water Association.
A research partnership between Scottish Water, the University of Strathclyde, and CENSIS, the Scottish Innovation Centre for Sensors and Imaging Systems, could lead to a breakthrough in how utilities monitor their assets.
niversity of Cincinnati Assistant Professor Amy Townsend-Small recently shared the stage with former Ohio governors Robert Taft and Ted Strickland when she picked up a state-wide honor for her innovative work testing groundwater in Eastern Ohio.