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2021

Would you want your body turned into compost when you die?

Many people like the idea of planting a tree next to the grave of a loved one so their bodies can live on, in a sense, by providing nutrients that get absorbed by the tree. But would you ever want…

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Would you want your body turned into compost when you die?

Many people like the idea of planting a tree next to the grave of a loved one so their bodies can live on, in a sense, by providing nutrients that get absorbed by the tree. But would you ever want…

UT AgResearch and The Nature Conservancy to partner on working woodlands

(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and The Nature Conservancy have signed a historic agreement to manage the university’s forested research properties under the highest standards for forest management while also selling carbon credits to benefit society and fight climate change.

New variety of 'golden rice' will soon be grown in Bangladesh

Golden rice: It sounds like something far too valuable to eat, or maybe like some mythical food consumed by the gods. But it could soon make its way into the world’s food supply by the year 2021, reports Science Magazine….

Broken Glass Mishap Wrecks Tesla’s Cybertruck Launch

The big reveal of Tesla’s electric pick-up went embarrassingly wrong when the supposedly impact-proof windows smashed, leaving a flustered Elon Musk to flounder through the rest of his presentation in front of a badly damaged vehicle. The Tesla co-founder unveiled…

Elon Musk unveils Tesla's new Cybertruck

[embedded content] Tesla has released various electric car and even semi-truck models over the last few years. During an event on Thursday in Los Angeles, the company shared its vision for the future of pickup trucks. Elon Musk and his…

U.S. Electric Bus Demand Outpaces Production as Cities Add to Their Fleets

Cities are still working through early challenges, but they see health and climate benefits ahead.  In Chicago, two buses save the city $24,000 a year in fuel costs. In the coastal city of Gulfport, Mississippi, the state’s first fully-electric bus…

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Ocean studies look at microscopic diversity and activity across entire planet

Two new articles use samples and data collected during the Tara Oceans Expedition to analyze current ocean diversity across the planet, providing a baseline to better understand climate change’s impact on the oceans.