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Unprecedented Arctic Ozone Loss in 2011

Unprecedented Arctic Ozone Loss in 2011

The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) instrument on NASA's Aura spacecraft observes ozone in Earth's stratosphere. In mid-March 2011 MLS measured very low ozone amounts (purple and grey colors over the north polar region) at an altitude of approximately...

Is a Sleeping Climate Giant Stirring in the Arctic?

Is a Sleeping Climate Giant Stirring in the Arctic?

[Caption:] Permafrost zones occupy nearly a quarter of the exposed land area of the Northern Hemisphere. NASA's Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment is probing deep into the frozen lands above the Arctic Circle in Alaska to measure em...

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Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature!

Pavan Sukhdev: Put a…

Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature! Every day...

Liquid Metal Battery -  Donald Sadoway and David Bradwell

Liquid Metal Battery…

Liquid Metal Battery Dr Donald Sadoway This is ...

Carbon cycle

Carbon cycle

The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by wh...

Portable mass spectrometer detects contaminants on food

Portable mass spectr…

A miniature mass spectrometer invented by Purdue s...

Roman Gaus - Urban Farming - TEDxZurich

Roman Gaus - Urban F…

Urban farming. Roman Gaus advocates the use of emp...

How dependent are we on foreign oil?

How dependent are we…

The United States relied on net imports (imports m...

How much of our electricity is generated from renewable energy?

How much of our elec…

U.S. power plants used renewable energy sources — ...

What is shale gas and why is it important?

What is shale gas an…

Natural gas is cleaner-burning than coal or oil. T...

NASA Satellite Survey Reveals Dramatic Arctic Sea Ice Thinning

NASA Satellite Surve…

ICESat measurements of the distribution of winter ...

NASA Study Sheds Light on Ozone Hole Chemistry

NASA Study Sheds Lig…

Map of chlorine monoxide, the primary agent of ozo...

Pacific Locked in 'La Nada' Limbo

Pacific Locked in 'L…

[Caption:] The latest image of sea surface heights...

NASA Finds Polar Ice Adding More to Rising Seas

NASA Finds Polar Ice…

Store Glacier, West Greenland. A new NASA funded s...

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NASA Satellites Watch Hurricane Sandy

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NASA Satellites Watch Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is expected to affect as many as 60 million Americans this week as it combines with other weather fronts to create an anticipated 'superstorm.' Satellites and instruments from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., are busy monitoring the storm. New information from the ...

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A Way to Protect Our Oceans (TED Talk)

 Joining the world's leading thinkers and doers at TED, the founder of the nonprofit ocean organization the TerraMar Project, talks about why the ocean is the most valuable resource on the planet and how to protect it. 

NASA Maps How Nutrients Affect Plant Productivity

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NASA Maps How Nutrients Affect Plant Productivity

Global map depicting the percentage that vegetation growth is limited by available soil nutrients, with 0 representing no nutrient limitation, and 100 being completely nutrient limited. Credit: NASA JPL/Caltech › Larger image PASADENA, Calif. - A new analysis led by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

DENR launches new code of practice to curb carbon footprint

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DENR launches new code of practice to curb carbon footprint

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) launched on Friday a new code of good practice for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry after the phase-out of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and some other ozone-depleting substances (ODS). Condenser Units atop tha onr of the buildi...

DENR okays groundwork for Cagayan de Oro River Basin master plan

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DENR okays groundwork for Cagayan de Oro River Basin master plan

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has given the go signal to begin the groundwork for an integrated master plan to rehabilitate the 137,418-hectare Cagayan de Oro River Basin in order to reduce the impact of natural disasters. Cagayan de Oro, Northern Mindanao, Philippines ...

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Water–Efficient Showerheads

Water–Efficient Showerheads

WaterSense Products

Showering is one of the leading ways we use water in the home, accounting for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water use – for the average family, that adds up to nearly 40 gallons per day. That’s nearly 1.2 trillion gallons of water used in...

Water–Efficient Faucets and Faucet Accessories

Water–Efficient Faucets and Faucet Accessories

WaterSense Products

Most of us know we can save water if we turn off the tap while brushing our teeth (as much as 3,000 gallons per year!), but did you know that there are products that will help save water when you turn on the tap too? WaterSense labeled faucets and fa...

Smart Irrigation Controllers

Smart Irrigation Controllers

WaterSense Products

Residential outdoor water use in the United States accounts for more than 9 billion gallons of water each day, mainly for landscape irrigation. Experts estimate that as much as 50 percent of this water is wasted due to overwatering caused by ineffici...

Managing the magic of microbes: Jessica Green

Managing the magic of microbes: Jessica Green

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"Do you ever wonder why people in urban areas, even those in the plush clean houses of the rich, tend to have maladies like asthma, allergies and all sorts of ailments not common even among the poor living in rural areas, or even in developing countr...