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A Medieval Japanese Technique That Grows Cedar Trees Super Straight

Most of you have heard about the Japanese art of "bonsai," a technique that allows people to raise miniature versions of trees. However, have...

4 Ways to Make Your Christmas Tree Environment-Friendly

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, almost 27.4 million real trees were used during Christmas in 2016. Of late, there has been a...

Ugandan Ingenuity: Making Bicycles From Bamboo

Noordin Kasoma owns a workshop in the Ugandan capital of Kampala called Boogaali where he manufactures bicycles. But what makes Kasoma’s bicycles different from...

We May Be 140 Years From Carbon Levels Not Seen in 56 Million Years

Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth’s last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, new research finds. A...

What the UN Sustainable Development Goals Mean for China

Following the UN’s recent release of their 17 sustainable goals this fall, the Chinese government is taking a step back to look at just...

Study Reveals Not Enough Fruits, Vegetables Grown to Feed the Planet

If everyone on the planet wanted to eat a healthy diet, there wouldn’t be enough fruit and vegetables to go around, according to a...

Europe’s Renewable Energy Directive Set to Do More Harm Than Good

Europe’s decision to promote the use of wood as a “renewable fuel” will likely greatly increase Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and cause severe harm...

Seismic Noise Tracks Water Levels in Underground Aquifers

Seismic noise — the low-level vibrations caused by everything from subway trains to waves crashing on the beach — is most often something seismologists...

North American Diets Require More Land Than We Have

If the global population adopted recommended North American dietary guidelines, there wouldn’t be enough land to provide the food required, according to a new...

New Method to Harvest Water From Desert Air

It seems like getting something for nothing, but you really can get drinkable water right out of the driest of desert air. Even in...

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