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Can organic farming reverse agriculture from a carbon source to a carbon sink?

905 days ago - ENN
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 farming, ranching and land use. 

Oregon State University study links climate changes in Northern and Southern Hemispheres - with 200 year lag

905 days ago - ENN
A new study using evidence from a highly detailed ice core from West Antarctica shows a consistent link between abrupt temperature changes on...

New approach to energy savings for supermarkets

905 days ago - ENN
The capacity to deliver continuous electricity for refrigeration is one of the central planks of the modern-day food distribution...
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Aluminum-ion battery technology advances

907 days ago - ENN
A new high-performance 'aluminum-ion' battery could be the technical breakthrough needed to boost the renewable energy takeover. It's...

Broadhurst warned over charge

908 days ago - NZ City
Hurricanes lock James Broadhurst has received a warning over a dangerous charge during the Reds match but won't lose any game time.

Nepal earthquake causes extensive damage and at least 17 deaths

908 days ago - ENN
Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal on Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,300 and triggering fresh avalanches at Everest...

NZ poised to help quake-hit Nepal

909 days ago - NZ City
New Zealand is keen to provide aid to earthquake-ravaged Nepal as soon as it becomes clear what is required, the government says.

Search continues for NZers in Nepal

909 days ago - NZ City
Officials are working to find 100 New Zealanders in Nepal after a devastating earthquake which has killed 1300 people.

Mountains warming faster than expected

910 days ago - ENN
High elevation environments around the world may be warming much faster than previously thought, according to members of an international research...

What's worse for polar bears- Global Warming or Pollution?

910 days ago - ENN
As if melting ice in Polar bears' Arctic habitat was not enough, Norwegian scientists have found that organic pollutants such as pesticide...

Cross-species animal fights explained by new research

910 days ago - ENN
Why do animals fight with members of other species? A nine-year study by UCLA biologists says the reason often has to do with "obtaining priority...

Microbes have major effect on climate change

910 days ago - ENN
Carbon, held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years, is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling...

Strong 6.3 quake shakes NZ

911 days ago - NZ City
An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale, which struck north of Kaikoura, has shaken the country.

Large blaze at Auckland warehouse

911 days ago - NZ City
A compactor machine is being blamed for a large fire at an Auckland warehouse where palm kernel oil was being stored.

More affordable housing needed in Chch

911 days ago - NZ City
Housing Minister Nick Smith says he's happy with the rate of progress Christchurch housing has made after the earthquakes but wants more affordable...

Cleaner buses could result in fewer school absences

911 days ago - ENN
The use of clean fuels and updated pollution control measures in the school buses 25 million children ride every day in the United States could...

What countries have the most endangered animals?

911 days ago - ENN
If you had to guess which countries are losing the greatest number of endangered mammals to extinction, which would you pick? Actually, you...

Putting a value on our Oceans

911 days ago - ENN
The ocean’s wealth rivals those of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a new...

Injured Hunt to miss Hurricanes clash

912 days ago - NZ City
The Queensland Reds have been forced to make two changes to their starting line-up for Sunday's Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes in Brisbane.

A brief history of Earth Day

912 days ago - ENN
Each year, Earth Day -- April 22 -- marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.The height of...

Quake rattles Wellington, Marlborough

912 days ago - NZ City
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake, centred in Marlborough, has rattled the centre of the country but appears to have caused no damage.

On Earth Day, Give Fiber Its Due...

912 days ago - ENN
There's a touch of green associated with receiving phone service, using the Internet and streaming video over an all-fiber-optic network....