Gentrification and urban agriculture
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One evening in October 2011, Zhichang Liu performed a simple chemistry experiment.
Researchers have devised a simple but effective way to reduce the number of turtles accidentally caught by fishing nets: illuminate the nets with ultraviolet lights.
When The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s largest environmental group, came into Morro Bay, California, in 2006 and bought out all the fishing rights—effectively closing millions of acre
If we treat agricultural pollution with a scalpel instead of a hatchet, we might have a fighting chance of cutting the flow of fertilizers into rivers, lakes, and coastal waters.
Under pressure from corporate buyers, farmers have taken steps to keep wild animals away from crops—for example, by clearing nearby vegetation and by building fences.
Compressed air technology is an underdog to watch
In the battle to scale up intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar, the team with the best storage strategy wins.
According to a new study, cooling down hot cities in the U.S. is far less energy-intensive than warming up cold cities.
Calculate the value of the urban forest