Posts Tagged ‘study’

Environment connected to human evolution: Attachment

According to researchers at Penn State and Rutgers University, environmental changes in East Africa that occurred approximately 2 million years ago

Is living alone bad for the environment?: Attachment

I read a report the other day outlining the reasons why living alone is bad for the environment. As someone who lives alone, did it make me rethink my current living situation? Simply put: no.

Forest Stewardship Council Certification benefits World Heritage sites: Attachment

In order to help protect the health and integrity of World Heritage sites across the world, we’re lucky we have

Panda poo might provide biofuels: Attachment

Other than keeping our bodies regular and adding to the compost, we don’t think much past possible uses of human and animal poop. But new research suggests we should.

Laundry detergent may emit hazardous chemicals: Attachment

Do you use scented laundry detergent? Fabric softener? Dryer sheets? You might want to think of alternative options.

Storing solar energy for later use: here’s how: Attachment

A new way to store the sun’s heat is using modified carbon nanotubes. These can store solar power indefinitely, later to be recharged by the sun.

Does biodegradable mean that much better?: Attachment

We look to purchase biodegradable products because they are better for the environment, right? Well, maybe not. New research shows that they might not be as green as we think.

Team creates lobster shell golf balls: Attachment

We’ve talked about eco-friendly golf balls before (read here), but a new set of balls are hitting the market – this time, made of lobster shells.

Worm genes help make food decisions: Attachment

Sometimes worms are hungry–they stick around and eat. And sometimes they just keep going. The reasons why obviously plague our minds every single day.

What’s in store for our planet over the next century?: Attachment

We know that our planet is undergoing some major changes – after all, we read about new studies, explorations, issues, and ways to help solve the problem every day. But can we really predict what is coming next?