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Australia creates the blueprint to tackle future water droughts

The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according to

Australia creates the blueprint to tackle future water droughts
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Energy saving action can be improved with better education, study finds
(Fri 22/05)
Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviours are to be encouraged among individuals and organisations, a study suggests. ... Read more

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Study reveals how the world can limit global warming to less than 1.5C
(Thu 21/05)
Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is possible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the findings of a new study.... Read more

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EU "State of Nature" study finds little progress on the environment
(Wed 20/05)
The latest report on the state of nature across Europe reveals little improvement on the environment.... Read more

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Extreme heat exposure to quadruple by middle of the century
(Tue 19/05)
The exposure by US residents to extreme heat could increase four- to six-fold by mid-century, due to both a warming climate and a population that's growing especially fast in the hottest regions of the country, accordin... Read more



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Australia creates the blueprint to tackle future water droughts
(Tue 26/05)
The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according to

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Energy saving action can be improved with better education, study finds
(Fri 22/05)
Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviours are to be encouraged among individuals and organisations, a study suggests.

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Study reveals how the world can limit global warming to less than 1.5C
(Thu 21/05)
Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is possible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the findings of a new study.

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EU "State of Nature" study finds little progress on the environment
(Wed 20/05)
The latest report on the state of nature across Europe reveals little improvement on the environment.

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Extreme heat exposure to quadruple by middle of the century
(Tue 19/05)
The exposure by US residents to extreme heat could increase four- to six-fold by mid-century, due to both a warming climate and a population that's growing especially fast in the hottest regions of the country, accordin

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Scottish cod stock recovery threatened by greedy seals, study finds
(Mon 18/05)
Hungry seals are hindering the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research led by the University of Strathclyde suggests.

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Survey finds US beekeepers lost 40% of their colonies last year
(Wed 13/05)
Beekeepers across the United States lost more than 40 percent of their honey bee colonies during the past 12 months, according to the latest results of an annual nationwide survey.

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Beef industry moves to reduce destruction of Brazilian rain forests
(Tue 12/05)
Expansion of cattle pastures has led to the destruction of huge swaths of rain forest in Brazil, home to the world's largest herd of commercial beef cattle. But a new study led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's

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Short-sightedness soars as youngsters spend more time indoors
(Mon 11/05)
Myopia or short-sightedness is becoming more common across Europe as youngsters spend more time indoors, according to a new study led by King's College London.

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Study shows how climate change denial affects the scientific community
(Thu 07/05)
Climate change denial in public debate may encourage climate scientists to over-emphasise scientific uncertainty and is also affecting how they themselves communicate - and perhaps even think - about their own research,

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New study finds forests can play key role in efforts to end global hunger
(Wed 06/05)
Forests and forestry are essential to achieve global food security as the limits of boosting agricultural production are becoming increasingly clear, a new study published today reveals.

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Energy storage test bed launches to support future smart grids
(Thu 30/04)
A unique energy storage test bed at Newcastle University is now online - storing energy from the local grid and testing innovative new technologies such as super-capacitors and long life, high performance batteries.

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Organic farming can reverse agriculture from a carbon source to sink
(Wed 29/04)
More than a third of global greenhouse gases (GHGs) come from agriculture and a new theory suggest human can reverse global warming by sequestering several hundred billion tons of excess CO2 through regenerative, organic

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Healthy food shopping triggered by healthy snacking, study finds
(Wed 29/04)
Shoppers make healthier buying decisions and fill their trolleys with more fruit and veg after eating a healthy snack, a new study has found.

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Study looks at the environmental impact of air conditioning
(Tue 28/04)
The continual increase in global incomes means people are living more comfortably, including having the ability to afford air conditioning. Staying cool is good but there's a wealth of fallout. The demand for more "AC