Posts in: Environment

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Oil Fields: Predators’ Boon, Birds’ Bane

Oil Fields: Predators’ Boon, Birds’ Bane

Human infrastructure associated with oil field development gives some species an advantage over others.

By | Posted October 30, 2009

One Small Step for Bioheat

One Small Step for Bioheat

Switching to greener heating fuel could take cities one giant leap away from fossil fuel dependence.

By | Posted August 20, 2009

Vertical Farms

Vertical Farms

A New Dimension in Urban Farming

By | Posted August 10, 2009

Warming World, Potent Poppies

Warming World, Potent Poppies

Rising carbon dioxide levels lead to higher concentrations of opiates in poppies.

By | Posted August 3, 2009

Clam Power in Numbers

Clam Power in Numbers

Scientists at the Nature Conservancy move a new batch of mollusks into Great South Bay to shore up the clam comeback.

By | Posted July 27, 2009

More than Hot Air

More than Hot Air

Solar thermal energy, or “solar hot water,” may not get much hype, but don’t count it out of the renewable energy equation.

By | Posted July 20, 2009

A Hard Day’s Clam

A Hard Day’s Clam

Could the mollusks of Long Island’s Great South Bay make a comeback?

By | Posted June 15, 2009

New Device Tracks Songbirds' Response to Changing Climate

New Device Tracks Songbirds’ Response to Changing Climate

Research into songbird migrations could shed light on the effects of a warming climate on bird populations.

By | Posted June 11, 2009

Is Dilution the Solution?

Is Dilution the Solution?

Scientists study how biodiversity affects the spread of animal-borne disease.

By | Posted June 4, 2009

Living in the Dark

Living in the Dark

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

By | Posted May 26, 2009

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