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High-fat breakfast ‘not all that healthy’


April 25th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 25 (ANI): Having a high fat breakfast can be healthy only when overall calorie intake is kept low, suggests a new study.According to Environmental News Network, a recent study ... Read more...

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Architects unveil ‘Brad Pitt’s’ floating house that can fight floods effectively


October 17th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 17 (ANI): Architects have unveiled the first floating house permitted in the United States for actor Brad Pitt's 'Make It Right Foundation' in New Orleans, which is designed to ... Read more...

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Drinking water from plastic bottles raises toxic chemical’s levels by 70pct


October 17th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A new study, conducted by researchers from Harvard University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has revealed that drinking water from plastic bottles made with the ... Read more...

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Obama intends to make White House the greenest it has ever been


September 15th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that US President Barrack Obama intends to make the White House the greenest it has ever been, during his stay at the place.According to a report ... Read more...

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Alaska Blob: Oceanic ‘UFO’ (Unfathomable Floating Object)


July 17th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
In what appears to resemble a Hollywood sci-fi flick, a recent bit of intriguing environmental news has zapped the scientific community, who seem to be at a loss to identify a ... Read more...

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The top five ‘green’ gifts for Father’s Day


June 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): If you're thinking of marking Father's Day with the Mother Nature touch, then here's a list of gifts that can prove useful for you.Environmental News Network has put ... Read more...

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Melting ice could lead to massive waves of climate refugees


June 4th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): If the Greenland ice sheet were to melt, it would raise sea level 7 meters, leading to massive waves of climate refugees.According to a report in Environmental News ... Read more...

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Agriculture could become big part of solution to global warming


June 4th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new report released by the Worldwatch Institute has said that agriculture could become a big part of the solution to global warming.According to a report in Environmental ... Read more...

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Now, online dating for green and eco-friendly singles


June 1st, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Now, single men and women who care about living a natural and holistic lifestyle, can get to know other green, eco-friendly singles, through an online dating site.According to ... Read more...

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Scientists develop nano-sized pollution monitoring ”lab-on-a-chip”


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed a nano-sized laboratory, complete with a microscopic workbench, to measure water quality in real time, which is ... Read more...

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Permafrost likely to shrink in northern Sweden


February 21st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Lund University in Sweden has determined that permafrost is thawing in northern Sweden, because of warmer summers and more winter precipitation.According ... Read more...

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Inner workings of photosynthesis revealed by new laser technique


February 9th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): In a research, a powerful new laser technique has helped to reveal the inner workings of photosynthesis, or how the Suns energy moves inside plants, for the ... Read more...

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Soon, a light bulb that is mercury free and much more luminous


January 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Researchers at a company in the US are developing a light bulb that would be eco-friendly as it is mercury free, and is much more luminous than ... Read more...

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Americans” ”SUV eating style” blamed for global warming


January 8th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): An US dietician says that has branded Americans food habits an SUV eating style, which contributes to global warming more than the cars they drive, in her ... Read more...

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Revolutionary road trip to spread climate awareness across India


January 8th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A group of the Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN) are setting off on a month-long road tour across India to spread awareness about climate change and profile ... Read more...

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Canadians set up first solar powered community In North America


December 30th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): The Canadians have set up the first solar powered community in North America.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), the community, named the Drake Landing ... Read more...

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10pct families in Korea suffer from environmental diseases


December 28th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new research has revealed that 10 percent households in Korea have at least one member suffering from an environment-related disease.The research, conducted on 1,000 adults nationwide ... Read more...

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7 ways to get in shape while simultaneously saving Mother Earth


December 26th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 26 (ANI): You can easily get in shape while simultaneously preventing the environment by making certain lifestyle changes in the new year, suggests a report. According to the Environmental ... Read more...

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Genetically modified crops reach 9 percent of global primary crop production


December 8th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): New estimates by Worldwatch Institute in the US have revealed that genetically modified (GM) crops have reached 9 percent of global primary crop production in 2007, bringing ... Read more...

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New lithium-ion battery can recharge to 90 percent capacity in 5 minutes


December 5th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Toshiba has developed a new lithium-ion battery that can charge to 90 percent capacity in just 5 minutes.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), the ... Read more...

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UN meeting on climate change to release 13,000 tonnes of CO2 in atmosphere!


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A meeting of a UN (United Nations) body that aims to devise ways to fight climate change, may ironically add around 13,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Climate change threatens giant pandas


November 5th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Researchers at York University have determined that climate change may be about to affect the lives of rare species such as the giant panda, because of fears ... Read more...

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TATA buys rights to make air-powered cars for Indian market


November 5th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A US based company is developing a vehicles that would require nothing but air to run on the roads, with Indian carmaker TATA already buying the rights ... Read more...

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Cleaning air pollution in large cities may raise global temps


October 13th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A German scientist has warned that cleaning air in large cities suffering from pollution problems by limiting car and power-plant emissions may raise global temperatures instead of ... Read more...

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Biotechnology not the final solution for food insecurity and poverty problems


October 8th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists have determined that biotechnology is not the final solution for the food insecurity and poverty problems in Africa and other developing countries.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Prince Charles appeals Indian farmers to join organic club


October 7th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Prince Charles of UK has appealed to the Indian farmers to adopt organic farming, with a view to mitigate the ongoing climate change.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Plant gene tweak would make toxic soil hospitable for crops


October 6th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): By tweaking a single gene in plants, scientists would now be able to use a large portion of Earths now-inhospitable soil to grow crops, alleviating one of ... Read more...

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Chicken manure to power 90,000 homes in Netherlands


October 6th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): The worlds largest biomass power plant running exclusively on chicken manure has opened in the Netherlands, which will deliver renewable electricity to 90,000 households.According to a report ... Read more...

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Worlds nations more adept at protecting land areas than territorial seas


October 6th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): The worlds nations are showing that they are much more adept at protecting land areas than territorial seas.The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace names Nokia greenest electronic brand


October 1st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Nokia has been ranked as the most eco-friendly electronic brand, according to Greenpeace''s annual Guide to Greener Electronics. In the ninth edition of its guide, Greenpeace has declared ... Read more...

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Polar bears could become extinct because of melting ice at the Artic


September 17th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): Scientists have warned that Polar bears and other rare species could become extinct, as latest figures show rapid melting of the Artic sea ice, which is at ... Read more...

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Chicago company develops tree free paper


September 13th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): A company, based in Chicago, US, has produced 100 per cent tree free paper, which implies paper made without any usage of products from trees.According to ... Read more...

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Americans concerned about local environmental issues, not global


August 20th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Results from a recent survey have indicated that the US public, while aware of the deteriorating global environment, is concerned predominantly with local and national environmental issues.According ... Read more...

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Top experts from 140 countries join to solve growing water challenges


August 15th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Over 2,500 top experts from 140 countries will gather from August 17-23 at the 2008 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, to find solutions for the growing ... Read more...

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Small hydroelectric dams are not so eco-friendly as previously believed


August 13th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Environmental activists in Brazil have warned that the combined impacts of numerous small hydroelectric dams in one river basin can be at least as harmful as one ... Read more...

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