Posts in: Environment

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Living in the Dark

Living in the Dark

NYU scientists shine light on the origins of the blind cavefish.

By | Posted May 26, 2009

Fishing in the Big City

Fishing in the Big City

Is your catch safe to eat?

By | Posted May 13, 2009

Stopping the Burning Season

Stopping the Burning Season

Can carbon trading save Indonesia’s forests?

By | Posted May 8, 2009

Hot Cities: The Urban Heat Island Effect

Hot Cities: The Urban Heat Island Effect

A Columbia University researcher discusses the urban heat island effect and the university’s green roof research station.

By | Posted April 26, 2009

Brazen Orchids

Brazen Orchids

This year’s Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens is a colorful take on conservation.

By | Posted April 15, 2009

Grooming Tomorrow's Environmentalists

Grooming Tomorrow’s Environmentalists

The Audubon Center in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park offers a hands-on chance for children to experience nature, teaching respect for the planet to tomorrow’s environmentalists.

By | Posted April 10, 2009

Sea Level Rise Could Hit North America Hardest

Sea Level Rise Could Hit North America Hardest

A melting ice sheet may cause sea levels to rise unevenly around the globe, recent research reveals.

By | Posted April 6, 2009

Powering Down

Powering Down

Google launches software designed to help homeowners reduce electricity consumption.

By | Posted April 1, 2009

Bacteria for Better Biofuels

Bacteria for Better Biofuels

Adding the right kind of bacteria, scientists find, can boost plant growth on poor quality soil.

By | Posted March 30, 2009

How to Kill a Vampire (Fish)

How to Kill a Vampire (Fish)

Invasive sea lampreys may soon become vulnerable to a powerful new stake to the heart: irresistible sex pheromones.

By | Posted March 25, 2009

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