Long term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition age-related macular degeneration, or AMD for short, suggests new research.
A new study suggests a significant link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in rates of neuropsychiatric disorders.
(Stanford University) The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has awarded nine proposals as part of its 2019 Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) and Realizing Environmental Innovation Program (REIP) grants. Both programs provide funding for interdisciplinary research needed to solve major environmental problems. Such problems — ranging from long-neglected tropical diseases to managing groundwater supplies to drought-fueled wildfires — are too complex to be solved by any one discipline alone.
Not only are the sustainable Geoship dome homes resistant to natural disasters, they are easily disassembled and relatively cheap to manufacture.
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Why we need fewer, smaller, lighter, slower cars: Plastic particulates from tire wear are being found in the Arctic
This problem gets worse as cars get bigger and heavier, no matter what they are powered by.
When designers were asked to create a hospital that lowered a patient’s blood pressure, they used nature as the obvious solution—and it worked.
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Cows love nibbling on this common pink seaweed growing off the coast of Australiaâand it apparently reduces their gassy emissions by 99%.
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Microplastics — already known for polluting the oceans — are getting swept through the atmosphere all the way to the Arctic, where researchers found the tiny plastic pieces embedded in snow.