Environment

climate change

The impacts of climate change on our society and economy

It is expected climate change will have strong social and economic influences in the future. But a recent review paper published in Science shows...
power grid energy storage

Scientists find low-cost energy storage solutions for wind, water, and solar energy

Renewable energy, such as solar, wind, and water energy, plays an important role in the future global energy supply. However, the availability of these...
man-made debris

In the USA, 25% of fish sold at markets contain man-made debris, says study

Debris are pieces of rubbish or remains. They are generated during human activities in daily life. Debris can be a pollutant that seriously harms...
electronic waste

An effective way to recycle copper from complex electronic waste

Electronic waste, such as discarded mobile phones, computers, and tablets, contains a large amount of precious metals including copper, zinc, gold, silver, etc. Electronic waste...
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Reducing porpoise, dolphin and whale bycatch in European waters

For decades, bycatch of porpoises, dolphins and whales (collectively known as cetaceans) has been a major conservation and welfare concern in Europe, with thousands...
Flying kite

Flying kites can help farmers get clean energy

The global energy demand is increasing due to the expansion of the world economics and population growth. Renewable energy, such as wind power and solar...
Blue ocean

New trends in global ocean health

Ocean ecosystem health has become an important topic in global and local policies. The European Union has set the overall objective of achieving ‘good environmental...
Financial support to farmers from taxpayers and consumers associated with agricultural policies as a proportion of the total value of agricultural production

How to protect environment without sacrificing agriculture?

Food demand drives the most dominant land use on Earth. This causes a fundamental challenge to the natural environment. Lots of natural habitats have been...